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January 14, 1986
Led by Hecco Ventures, the group said it's seeking regulatory approval to increase its stake in Citadel Holding to more than 10%. The group now owns 9.94%. Hecco Ventures is a Los Angeles-based investment partnership run by Los Angeles movie theater executives Michael R. Forman and James J. Cotter. Citadel is the parent company of Glendale-based Fidelity Federal Savings & Loan Assn.
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July 12, 1991 | TOM PETRUNO
Thanks to an unnamed Wall Street analyst, some Craig Corp. shareholders got a chance to unload quite a bit of stock this week at stellar prices. It may turn out to be the last such opportunity for a while, unless Craig's ultraconservative helmsman has a change of heart soon about the economy and what businesses are worth. L.A.
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BUSINESS
June 30, 1989
Dissident Leaves Valley Federal: James J. Cotter, who last year waged a proxy fight to win a seat on the board of Valley Federal Savings & Loan, quit his director's post at the Van Nuys-based S&L. Cotter left to avoid "any perceived regulatory conflict" stemming from his relationship with Citadel Holding, the Glendale-based parent of Fidelity Federal Savings, Valley Federal said. Cotter affiliates are major shareholders in Citadel, which has been considering a merger with Valley Federal.
BUSINESS
June 18, 1991
Financier James J. Cotter has increased his voting power in Citadel Holding Corp., the Glendale-based parent of Fidelity Federal Bank, to 18.5% of Citadel's stock. Cotter is chairman and the controlling stockholder of Craig Corp., which owns 8.9% of Citadel. According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Cotter also acquired rights to vote an additional 9.6% Citadel stake held by Hecco Ventures I. Hecco Ventures I is an investment partnership headed by Michael R.
BUSINESS
June 18, 1991
Financier James J. Cotter has increased his voting power in Citadel Holding Corp., the Glendale-based parent of Fidelity Federal Bank, to 18.5% of Citadel's stock. Cotter is chairman and the controlling stockholder of Craig Corp., which owns 8.9% of Citadel. According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Cotter also acquired rights to vote an additional 9.6% Citadel stake held by Hecco Ventures I. Hecco Ventures I is an investment partnership headed by Michael R.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1989 | JAMES F. PELTZ, Times Staff Writer
A year ago, businessman James J. Cotter successfully waged a bitter proxy fight to become a director of Valley Federal Savings & Loan, a large but struggling thrift in the San Fernando Valley with $3.5 billion in assets. This year, Cotter is asking Valley Federal's stockholders to pay him for his effort. In proxy material for Valley Federal's annual meeting, scheduled Thursday, the Van Nuys-based savings and loan stated that Cotter and Hecco Ventures I, an investment partnership of which Cotter is a partner, "made demand for reimbursement" of $347,869.
BUSINESS
July 12, 1991 | TOM PETRUNO
Thanks to an unnamed Wall Street analyst, some Craig Corp. shareholders got a chance to unload quite a bit of stock this week at stellar prices. It may turn out to be the last such opportunity for a while, unless Craig's ultraconservative helmsman has a change of heart soon about the economy and what businesses are worth. L.A.
BUSINESS
April 20, 1986
James J. Cotter was elected to the board of Citadel Holding Corp. and Fidelity Federal Savings & Loan Assn., Glendale.
BUSINESS
October 17, 2000
Craig Corp., Reading Entertainment Inc. and Citadel Holding Corp. announced that Scott A. Braly has been appointed chief executive of each of the three Los Angeles-based companies. James J. Cotter will continue as the chairman of the boards of directors of Craig, Reading and Citadel. Braly has been a director of Reading since 1999, and previously was chief executive of Hawthorne Savings.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1989
Dissident Leaves Valley Federal: James J. Cotter, who last year waged a proxy fight to win a seat on the board of Valley Federal Savings & Loan, quit his director's post at the Van Nuys-based S&L. Cotter left to avoid "any perceived regulatory conflict" stemming from his relationship with Citadel Holding, the Glendale-based parent of Fidelity Federal Savings, Valley Federal said. Cotter affiliates are major shareholders in Citadel, which has been considering a merger with Valley Federal.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1989 | JAMES F. PELTZ, Times Staff Writer
A year ago, businessman James J. Cotter successfully waged a bitter proxy fight to become a director of Valley Federal Savings & Loan, a large but struggling thrift in the San Fernando Valley with $3.5 billion in assets. This year, Cotter is asking Valley Federal's stockholders to pay him for his effort. In proxy material for Valley Federal's annual meeting, scheduled Thursday, the Van Nuys-based savings and loan stated that Cotter and Hecco Ventures I, an investment partnership of which Cotter is a partner, "made demand for reimbursement" of $347,869.
BUSINESS
January 14, 1986
Led by Hecco Ventures, the group said it's seeking regulatory approval to increase its stake in Citadel Holding to more than 10%. The group now owns 9.94%. Hecco Ventures is a Los Angeles-based investment partnership run by Los Angeles movie theater executives Michael R. Forman and James J. Cotter. Citadel is the parent company of Glendale-based Fidelity Federal Savings & Loan Assn.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1992
Citadel Holding Corp., the Glendale parent of Fidelity Federal Bank, said its board had approved a common stock rights offering aimed at raising $30 million to strengthen Fidelity's equity capital and increase Citadel's working capital. Citadel also said it had repaid the remaining $7.5 million of a $15-million loan owed to Los Angeles-based Craig Corp., a company controlled by James J. Cotter, who is also Citadel's chairman.
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