V2 Records has shuttered its Los Angeles office. V2 North America executive VP/GM Steve Backer, who was based in L.A., has stepped down.

V2 Records has shuttered its Los Angeles office.

V2 North America executive VP/GM Steve Backer, who was based in L.A., has stepped down, but the five other L.A.-based staffers, including A&R executives Jon Sidel and Keith Morris and promotion rep Kristie Vogel, will continue to work for V2, either out of their homes or in other offices.

V2, whose U.S. headquarters are in New York, had been based in distributor BMG's Los Angeles branch.

V2 representative Dan Cohen would not comment on why the closure occured or whether Backer would be replaced.