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March 4, 1992 | TOM PETRUNO
Los Angeles investment banker Lloyd Greif has parted ways with brokerage Sutro & Co., ending a decade-long tenure as the firm's top deal-maker. Greif, controversial because of his aggressive manner, said Tuesday that he resigned "as a result of differences in approach and style." Sutro, though based in San Francisco, has maintained its corporate finance office in Los Angeles.
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October 27, 1998 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a reorganization designed to expand its presence in Los Angeles, Sutro & Co., one of California's oldest investment banking firms, will consolidate several corporate finance divisions here because of the growing economic strength of Southern California, the firm said late Monday. Los Angeles would in effect serve as a co- headquarters for the firm, which has long been based in San Francisco, as part of a reorganization approved by Sutro's board of directors Monday.
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BUSINESS
November 5, 1991 | TOM PETRUNO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lloyd Greif, one of Los Angeles' most aggressive young corporate deal makers, is stepping down as head of investment banking at Sutro & Co. to focus full time on deal production for the firm. Sutro is replacing Greif with Stephen A. Koffler, who headed Merrill Lynch & Co.'s emerging growth-company investment banking unit and who last spring engineered financier Roy Disney's $100-million investment in L.A. Gear Inc.
BUSINESS
August 25, 1998 | BARBARA MURPHY
Franklin Telecom in Westlake Village announced that its subsidiary, FNet Corp., has selected Sutro & Co. to handle its investment banking. "Our goal of deploying an Internet protocol telephony network will be greatly enhanced by the addition of a quality investment bank such as Sutro & Co.," said Thomas Russell, FTEL's chief financial officer. Sutro is the oldest investment bank in the western United States, and the telecommunications industry is a growing focus of its activities.
BUSINESS
September 5, 1996 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Senior executives of Sutro & Co. and Tucker Anthony Inc., the two brokerage units of John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co., are near a pact to buy the firms from Hancock for about $180 million, people familiar with the talks said Wednesday. The talks involve the combined purchase of both firms by a management-led investor group, and an announcement could come as early as this week, the sources said.
BUSINESS
January 28, 1998
Investment banks Sutro & Co. and Tucker Anthony Inc. unveiled plans to go public with a $120-million initial public offering. Freedom Securities Corp., the holding company for the two privately held firms, filed the plans with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse First Boston Corp. will underwrite the offering. San Francisco-based Sutro and Boston-based Tucker Anthony were purchased by buyout specialist Thomas H. Lee of Boston in 1996.
BUSINESS
August 25, 1998 | BARBARA MURPHY
Franklin Telecom in Westlake Village announced that its subsidiary, FNet Corp., has selected Sutro & Co. to handle its investment banking. "Our goal of deploying an Internet protocol telephony network will be greatly enhanced by the addition of a quality investment bank such as Sutro & Co.," said Thomas Russell, FTEL's chief financial officer. Sutro is the oldest investment bank in the western United States, and the telecommunications industry is a growing focus of its activities.
BUSINESS
October 27, 1998 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a reorganization designed to expand its presence in Los Angeles, Sutro & Co., one of California's oldest investment banking firms, will consolidate several corporate finance divisions here because of the growing economic strength of Southern California, the firm said late Monday. Los Angeles would in effect serve as a co- headquarters for the firm, which has long been based in San Francisco, as part of a reorganization approved by Sutro's board of directors Monday.
BUSINESS
January 28, 1998
Investment banks Sutro & Co. and Tucker Anthony Inc. unveiled plans to go public with a $120-million initial public offering. Freedom Securities Corp., the holding company for the two privately held firms, filed the plans with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse First Boston Corp. will underwrite the offering. San Francisco-based Sutro and Boston-based Tucker Anthony were purchased by buyout specialist Thomas H. Lee of Boston in 1996.
BUSINESS
September 5, 1996 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Senior executives of Sutro & Co. and Tucker Anthony Inc., the two brokerage units of John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co., are near a pact to buy the firms from Hancock for about $180 million, people familiar with the talks said Wednesday. The talks involve the combined purchase of both firms by a management-led investor group, and an announcement could come as early as this week, the sources said.
BUSINESS
March 4, 1992 | TOM PETRUNO
Los Angeles investment banker Lloyd Greif has parted ways with brokerage Sutro & Co., ending a decade-long tenure as the firm's top deal-maker. Greif, controversial because of his aggressive manner, said Tuesday that he resigned "as a result of differences in approach and style." Sutro, though based in San Francisco, has maintained its corporate finance office in Los Angeles.
BUSINESS
November 5, 1991 | TOM PETRUNO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lloyd Greif, one of Los Angeles' most aggressive young corporate deal makers, is stepping down as head of investment banking at Sutro & Co. to focus full time on deal production for the firm. Sutro is replacing Greif with Stephen A. Koffler, who headed Merrill Lynch & Co.'s emerging growth-company investment banking unit and who last spring engineered financier Roy Disney's $100-million investment in L.A. Gear Inc.
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