Investors who own 5.4 percent of First California Financial Group’s shares have joined the ranks of disgruntled stockholders after the bank snubbed a buyout offer from Los Angeles-based PacWest Bancorp. A letter dated May 23 from Loeb Offshore Management out of New York came through in the bank’s regulatory filings on May 29. Addressing Westlake Read More →
An aggressive major shareholder in First California Financial Group has threatened to move to oust the company’s board after the bank rejected a buyout offer from PacWest Bancorp. New York-based Basswood Capital Management, which said in a regulatory filing that it owns 5.2 percent of the common stock of First California, issued the sternly worded Read More →
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