St. Paul, Minn.-based EnteroMedics Inc. acquired ReShape Medical Inc. in San Clemente for $61 million cash and stock.
Allergan PLC received Food and Drug Administration approval to use Botox to temporarily reduce moderate to severe forehead lines.
CareTrust REIT Inc. of San Clemente completed a two-stage acquisition comprised of seven skilled nursing facilities in Idaho.
A majority of Orange County-based automakers beat the national sales pace for new vehicles in September, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
The 12-year-old creator of a skateboard that fits into school lockers and backpacks received a $65,000 investment from Sir Richard Branson for a 20% stake in a company he created with his parents on the season premiere of “Shark Tank,” last night.
Biolase Inc. plans to raise up to $12 million with a rights offering to current shareholders.
Opkix Inc. in Costa Mesa said it raised $5.4 million in Series A funding, and it now has a value of $90 million.
Irvine-based Pacific Hospitality Group has sold of one of its high-end hotel properties, Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara County.
Shares of CalAmp Corp. (Nasdaq: CAMP), an Irvine-based maker of Internet-connected products, rose as much as 9.3% after reporting fiscal second-quarter revenue that topped analyst estimates.
Long Beach Airport said August commercial passenger traffic rose 16% to about 316,000, compared with the same period last year.
Chris Harrison will be general manager of the Marriott Irvine Spectrum, which opens in December.
Chapman University said a $20 million gift from the Los Angeles-based W. M. Keck Foundation will name a future science building at its main campus in Orange as the Keck Center for Science and Engineering.
Anaheim-based MeriCal LLC, which makes probiotics and other dietary supplements, will acquire Global Health Industries in Ogden, Utah.
Ensign Group Inc. in Mission Viejo acquired Comfort Hospice Care, a hospice provider serving Las Vegas, Pahrump and surrounding communities in Southern Nevada.
AMVAC Chemical Corp., a subsidiary of American Vanguard Corp. in Newport Beach, bought OHP Inc. in Mainland, Pa., on undisclosed terms.
ASICS Corp., the parent of Irvine-based ASICS America Corp., selected Saatchi & Saatchi as its global creative agency.
Irvine-based Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. released growth strategy for next year following lukewarm investor reception to its decision to acquire Care Capital Properties Inc.