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Irvine-based Incipio LLC’s bid for Skullcandy Inc. was rejected by the audio equipment manufacturer’s board of directors, in favor of a “superior proposal.”
Vans Inc. in Cypress promoted Doug Palladini to global brand president, effective immediately.
Compass Diversified Holdings LLC in Westport, Conn. acquired 5.11 Tactical in Irvine for $400 million.
Lake Forest-based restaurant franchisor Johnny Rockets Group Inc. named John Maguire president and chief executive officer.
Costa Mesa-based Volcom Inc. posted $121.8 million in revenue for the first half of 2016, a 14.9% decrease compared to the same period last year, according to Kering, its Paris-based parent.
Taco Bell Chief Executive Brian Niccol has joined the board of directors at Harley-Davidson Inc., the maker of motorcycles in Milwaukee, Wis.
Vans Inc. revenue was up 4% in July quarter, according to its Greenboro, N.C.-based parent, VF Corp.
Huntington Beach’s Pacific City shopping center has seen a change in ownership.
Contravisual Brands Group LLC acquired Los Alamitos-based Sullen Clothing Inc. on undisclosed terms.
Costa Mesa-based El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. will debut new design elements for its restaurants when it enters the Dallas-Fort Worth market in August with two franchised locations.
Bravo Sports Corp. in Santa Fe Springs bought Sector 9 in La Jolla on undisclosed terms.
One of four Orange County-based automakers exceeded the national sales pace for new vehicle sales in June, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
Drybar Holdings LLC in Irvine sold a minority stake to Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, for an undisclosed amount.
Newport Beach-based law firm MLG Automotive Law reached a $10 billion settlement from Volkswagen Tuesday on behalf of clients in a national, class-action lawsuit, according to lead attorney Jonathan Michaels.
Kodiak Capital Group LLC in Newport Beach has agreed to buy up to $1 million in common stock of Evans Brewing Co. in Irvine.