April 27, 1995 |
If Beverly Hills financier Bernard B. Katz invests recklessly, as his critics contend, he says it is only because of his commitment to complex technologies that require years of development. But no technology guarantees a profit without a well-structured organization behind it. Katz was reminded of that principle Wednesday when his holding company, Irvine-based Helionetics Inc., reported a $21.
February 22, 1989 |
Helionetics Inc. has emerged from bankruptcy after a bitter 2 1/2-year reorganization battle with former director Bernard B. Katz firmly back in control of the Irvine defense contractor. At one time, there were four groups vying for control of the company. But under a plan approved in bankruptcy court in Santa Ana, Katz and his wife, Susan E. Barnes, and George de B. Bell, a Katz business associate and chairman of the Philadelphia investment bank Janney Montgomery Scott Inc.
September 9, 1985
Santa Monica-based Compucorp, which earlier named Beverly Hills financier Bernard B. Katz chairman, elected as vice chairman Chaz Haba, chairman of Haba Systems Inc. of Van Nuys.
June 8, 1985
Beverly Hills financier Bernard B. Katz resigned as a director of Compucorp because of a "potential conflict of interest," the company said in a statement. The statement didn't specify what the potential conflict is, and no spokesman was available for comment. Katz is the largest shareholder in Compucorp, which makes office-automation systems. Compucorp, in its statement, said Katz "reconfirmed his faith in the company's management and his continued confidence in its prospects for the future."
March 13, 1985
U.S. District Judge William D. Keller said that a racketeering charge, included in a suit filed last fall by a former chairman and a former consultant to the Santa Ana company, had no merit. He also threw out charges of securities fraud made by former consultant Marvin Stern but said similar charges by former Chairman Wendell B. Sell could be refiled. The y-month-old suit against the high-technology company and its largest shareholder, Bernard B.