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Startup finance firm caps $3.5M raise

Startup finance firm caps $3.5M raise

Michael Schwartz June 27, 2016 0

A 2-year-old company in Innsbrook is starting the summer with some extra cash in its coffers. West Creek Financial, a consumer finance company, recently finalized a $3.5 million capital raise, according to an SEC

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BizSense: The New Class

BizSense: The New Class

Michael Schwartz June 24, 2016 0

New faces abound at Richmond BizSense. We’ve added three new employees to our Richmond news operation this month, beefing up the quality and quantity of the valuable local business news you’ve come to expect

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Former BofA head launches West End firm

Former BofA head launches West End firm

Michael Schwartz June 22, 2016 0

More than a year after stepping away from the state’s top post at Bank of America, Gary Gore is back in the game. The former Richmond market head and Virginia president of BofA has

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$12M HQ sale is weight lifted off local bank

$12M HQ sale is weight lifted off local bank

Michael Schwartz June 17, 2016 1

Ending a five-year effort, a Midlothian bank has unloaded its former headquarters building in a sale that takes it a step closer to finally ditching the last of its recession-era regulatory burden. Village Bank

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EVB signs Innsbrook deal for new corporate HQ

EVB signs Innsbrook deal for new corporate HQ

Michael Schwartz June 16, 2016 0

A local bank holding company is pulling up stakes in river country and heading to Innsbrook. Eastern Virginia Bankshares, parent company of EVB, announced Wednesday it will relocate its headquarters later this year to

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DealFlow: Investment banking roundup for 6.15.16

DealFlow: Investment banking roundup for 6.15.16

Michael Schwartz June 15, 2016 0

A local firm's billion-dollar transaction is among deals this month from Matrix Capital, BB&T Capital Markets, Dominion Partners and more.

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PGA lines up more local sponsors for CCV event

PGA lines up more local sponsors for CCV event

Michael Schwartz June 8, 2016 0

The PGA Tour’s return to Richmond has caught the eye of another wave of sponsors. The Riverstone Group, part of well-known local businessman Bill Goodwin’s CCA Industries, along with TowneBank, have signed on to

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Union marches south, Xenith clears a hurdle

Union marches south, Xenith clears a hurdle

Michael Schwartz June 7, 2016 0

Armed with a foursome that jumped over from another company, a Richmond-based bank has made its move further into the North Carolina market. Union Bank & Trust announced last week the opening of a

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Union closes acquisition of UVA alum-led firm

Union closes acquisition of UVA alum-led firm

Michael Schwartz June 3, 2016 0

Richmond’s largest local bank has sealed a deal in Charlottesville to expand its wealth management business. Union Bank & Trust on Tuesday finalized its acquisition of Old Dominion Capital Management, a Charlottesville-based investment advisory

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