OC BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in midday trading to 2,253.20.
The wife of “bond king” Bill Gross filed for divorce last month.
CivilSource, Inc. in Irvine has been bought by NV5 Global Inc. in Hollywood, Fla., for an undisclosed cash price.
Andrew Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurant Holdings Inc., is expected to be nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to lead the Labor Department, news reports said.
The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in midday trading to 2,247.85.
Blizzard Entertainment Inc. in Irvine launched a book-publishing label, Blizzard Publishing, which will develop and release new and out-of-print titles related to the company’s “Warcraft,” “StarCraft” and “Diablo” games, both directly and through ongoing global partnerships.
Chipmaker Conexant Systems Inc. in Irvine is supplying key audio and voice technology to Amazon.com as part of a deal announced this morning.
Costa Mesa’s Avenue of the Arts Hotel is set for a 63% expansion in room count following city planning commission approval on Nov. 28 of a new, 15-story tower adjacent to the existing property.
The S&P 500 was up 0.6% in midday trading to 2,224.21.
Chipmaker Microsemi Corp. in Aliso Viejo is part of a consortium of investors putting $18.7 million into an Irvine startup spun out of General Electric’s Global Research Center.
VF Corp. in Greensboro, N.C. promoted Vans Inc. President Kevin Bailey to the same post for the parent company’s Asia-Pacific region.
MobilityWare in Irvine bought Critical Hit Software in San Diego on undisclosed terms.
Ingram Micro in Irvine completed its $6 billion merger with Chinese conglomerate Tianjin Tianhai Investment Company Ltd.
The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in midday trading to 2,208.41.
The Rancho Santiago Community College District Foundation’s Orange County Small Business Development Center received a $150,000 grant from the MUFG Union Bank Foundation.
Larry Dodge, one of the namesakes of Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, died Thursday.
The S&P 500 was up 0.5% in midday trading to 2,203.84.
Manufacturing magnate, Pelican Hill resident and OC’s Wealthiest list member Toshiaki Ogasawara died Nov. 30 in Newport Beach at age 85.
Longtime Newport Beach resident and television industry innovator Robert “Bob” Bennett died on Tuesday.
Ingram Micro Inc.’s $6 billion pending sale to Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co. Ltd. has gained a key regulatory approval in China.
The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in midday trading to 2,194.74.
Orange County hosts the ‘show of shows’ next week at Anaheim Convention Center with a trade event expected to produce about 4,000 room nights over its three-day run.
CareTrust REIT in San Clemente bought four skilled nursing properties in the Dallas-Fort Worth market for about $96 million and signed a new tenant to run them.
Pacific Investment Management Co. in Newport Beach agreed to pay $20 million in penalties, fees and interest to the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle charges that it misled investors about one of its funds.
Two out of four Orange County-based automakers beat the national sales pace on new-vehicle sales in November, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.