Investors in Ventura County Business Bank, a small commercial lender that was acquired by Royal Business Bank in 2011, are suing its new owners and former executives, alleging fraud and misrepresentation. The plaintiffs — Mark Engle, Paul Turley, Mark Ioele, Ronnie Case, Dennis McCarty, Kuen Sil Park, Holger Blank and Farihan Uwaydah — allege that Read More →
Oxnard-based Ventura County Business Bank has been acquired by Royal Business Bank for an undisclosed amount. Ventura County Business Bank’s two branches, in Oxnard and Westlake Village, officially opened as a subsidiary of Royal Business Bank on Monday, according to a news release, and will continue to operate under their original name until February. For Read More →
Mission Community Bank plans to acquire Santa Lucia Bancorp, doubling its size and kicking off a bank buying spree.
A Chinese-American bank focused on trade finance is acquiring Ventura County Business Bank.