OC BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc. has acquired two companies that add to its higher-margin and growing recycling and mobile services business.
Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp.’s parent company plans to sell franchise rights in parts of India to three private equity firms, a news report in that country said.
Irvine-based WPT Enterprises Inc., which runs the World Poker Tour, has been acquired for $35 million by one of China’s largest gaming companies.
Anna’s Linens Inc. in Costa Mesa has started what it describes as a going-out-of-business sale at its 252 retail locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System said today that John Bishop is the new chief executive of its Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach and Community Hospital Long Beach.
The S&P 500 was up 0.6% to 2,122.77.
California State University-Fullerton named Mark Costa, Bill Cheney and Ingrid Otero-Smart to its philanthropic foundation’s board of governors.
Orange County auto dealers sold 14,596 vehicles in May, a 10.7% increase from the same period last year, according to the Newport Beach-based Orange County Automobile Dealers Association.
Orange County auto dealers sold 14,596 vehicles in May, an 10.7% increase from the same period last year, according to the Newport Beach-based Orange County Automobile Dealers Association.
KPC Health, a unit of the Riverside-based KPC Group, said today that it named Suzanne Richards chief executive of healthcare operations.
The S&P 500 was down 0.2% to 2,116.82.
The unemployment rate in Orange County ticked up in May despite an increase of 13,000 jobs.
Founders of the Column Five Inc. ad agency said they have secured $2.15 million in seed money to grow their side endeavor, Visage Inc. in Irvine.
Stock indices were strongly higher in midday trading on a decline in applications for unemployment benefits to a 15-year low, indications from a predictive index that the economy could strengthen in the second half of the year, and yesterday’s U.S. Federal Reserve Board decision that it wouldn’t yet raise interest rates.
The Food and Drug Administration Wednesday approved Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s Sapien 3 less-invasive heart valve.
The S&P 500 was down 0.2% to 2,091.48.
Allergan Plc will buy Westlake Village, Calif.-based Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc. for cash and stock valued at $2.1 billion.
Costa Mesa-based Fisker Automotive and Technology Group said in a press release that its first U.S manufacturing plant for the relaunch of the Karma hybrid electric car will be in Moreno Valley.
Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc. has furthered its reach in the Middle East by acquiring the assets of Arabian Applied Technology, the largest value-added reseller in Saudi Arabia.
The S&P 500 was up 0.6% to 2,096.10 in midday trading.
Irvine startup Connectifier has raised $6.5 million in a Series A funding round led by True Ventures in Palo Alto.
Irvine-based Habit Restaurants Inc. plans to open its first restaurant in Florida on June 24 in Delray Beach.
Anna’s Linens Inc. in Costa Mesa filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on June 14 with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California.
The S&P 500 was down 0.5% to 2,084.12.
Irvine-based Standard Pacific Corp. said it would combine with Westlake Village-based Ryland Group Inc. in a deal valued at $5.2 billion, which news reports said would create the fourth-largest homebuilder in the U.S.