SmartAction Finds Funding From Staley, TVC Capital

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The company was advised by Signal Hill, a Daiwa Securities Group Inc. El Seguno-based SmartAction , which is developing artificial intelligence-driven, call center automation software, said today that it has raised funding in a management recapitalization by private equity investors Staley Capital and TVC Capital. Financial details of the recapitalization were not announced. Staley Capital is based in Boston, and TVC Capital is based in San Diego.

Homebuilder Pre-Wires SoCal Homes for Nissan Electric Cars

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Looking to capitalize on the interest in electric cars in Southern California, a homebuilder building eco-friendly, urban homes in the area said today that it is planning to pre-wire its homes for home-charging equipment for Nissan LEAF electric vehicle chargers.

Montgomery & Co. Exits Advisory Business

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The firm, which is now based in San Francisco but still had a big market presence in Los Angeles, is transferring 13 investment banking professionals to Signal Hill. Montgomery & Co. ,

Entropic Looks To Raise More Via Stock Offering

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Morgan Securities LLC, along with Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, Signal Hill Capital Group LLC, Pacific Crest Securities LLC and Merriman Capital, Inc. San Diego-based Entropic , the publicly held developer of multimedia-over-coax semiconductors, revealed Monday afternoon that it is looking to offer up to 10 million shares of its common stock. Based on the firm's closing price Monday, the offering would raise as much as $91M for the company.