OC BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
Irvine-based St. Joseph Health said today it signed a definitive agreement with Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health and Services.
The S&P 500 was up 0.1% in midday trading to 2,090.73.
Stance Inc. in San Clemente opened its first retail store, in New York’s SoHo district.
The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in midday trading to 2,090.32.
Aliso Viejo-based semiconductor maker Microsemi Corp. said it had a “definitive agreement” to acquire Sunnyvale-based semiconductor maker PMC-Sierra Inc. for $2.5 billion in cash and stock.
The S&P 500 was up 0.1% in midday trading to 2,090.50.
Allergan PLC and Pfizer Inc. will merge in a deal worth about $155 billion.
The S&P 500 was up 0.4% in midday trading to 2,089.64.
Irvine-based fast casual burger chain Habit Restaurants Inc. today postponed a secondary offering by shareholders of $138 million in common stock “in light of current capital market conditions.”
The unemployment rate in Orange County moved up slightly in October despite an increase in local jobs.
Some 400 attendees enjoyed dinner and an awards show at the Business Journal’s 2015 sixth annual General Counsel Awards festivities on Thursday evening at the Hotel Irvine.
Lost Holdings in Irvine selected former Rip Curl executive Rick Petri as president, a new position.
A new state-chartered bank has been approved to be established in Orange County.
The S&P 500 was flat in midday trading at 2,084.26.
Resort industry veteran Jeroen Quint is the new general manager of Hotel Irvine, having joined the hotel last month.
Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. increased its bid for PMC-Sierra Inc. this morning to roughly $2.39 billion.
The S&P 500 was up 0.8% in midday trading to 2,066.81.
San Clemente-based ICU Medical Inc. will close its manufacturing plant in Vrable, Slovakia, and cut 265 jobs, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in midday trading to 2,058.32.
Irvine-based Numecent received $15.5 million in Series B funding that included $4.5 million from an investor from a previous round.
Irvine-based Alphaeon Corp. said today that it would buy Lensar Inc. for up to $59 million.
Costa Mesa-based bankruptcy law firm Weiland Golden LLP has added William Lobel and Alan Friedman as partners and changed its name to Lobel Weiland Golden Friedman LLP.
Kia Motors America Inc. in Irvine is recalling 256,459 Kia Soul and Soul EV vehicles, citing the potential for loss of steering, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The S&P 500 was up 0.8% in midday trading to 2,039.04.
Huntington Beach-based insurance brokerage company Confie has acquired California Insurance Specialists on undisclosed terms.