China-based Yang’s Braised Chicken and Rice plans three franchised locations in OC, following its first store in the U.S., a corporate location that opened in Tustin in September.
Taco Bell Corp. in Irvine signed current franchisees in Spain and Brazil to add 40 locations a year between the two countries over the next decade.
Fund of hedge funds PAAMCO Prisma Holdings co-Chief Executives Jane Buchan and Girish Reddy are stepping down a year after combining their firms.
AutoGravity named a new chief executive and chief technology officer to replace two award-winning executives who unexpectedly departed the fast-growing Irvine fintech in the past two months.
Irvine-based Urovant Sciences Inc. is seeking $150 million via the public markets to extend clinical trials of therapies to treat urologic conditions.
Santa Ana-based Allied Universal, the largest private security firm in the U.S., said it will pay $1 billion to acquire U.S. Security Associates (USSA) from Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division.
Andy Hinrichs in May departed as chief executive of AutoGravity, an award-winning fintech company he co-founded in 2016, the Business Journal has learned.
Iteris Inc. will synchronize traffic signals and make other timing and infrastructure changes at 59 intersections under a three-year, $3.5 million contract with Orange County Transportation Authority.
The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa appointed four members to its board of directors on Tuesday.
Newport Beach-based Carrick Capital Partners said it made an $80 million, series A minority investment in Exiger.
Newport Beach's Alliant Insurance Services Inc., the largest insurance broker based in Orange County, said it acquired Austin,Texas-based CLS Partners, which has more than 50 employees. Terms were undisclosed.
A franchiser of fast food restaurants has said Australia looks good for more Taco Bell locations—in some cases possibly replacing Sizzler locations it operates there.
The National Science Foundation awarded the University of California-Irvine a $5 million grant to help it boost enrollment of low-income engineering students focusing on advanced manufacturing.
Americor Inc., an Irvine-based consumer debt company, said it will be opening a new center with 250 employees.
The University of California-Irvine will remove donor and Professor Francisco Ayala’s name from its biology school and rename the it the UCI School of Biological Sciences.
Santa Ana’s Banc of California Inc., Orange County’s largest bank by assets, plans to cut its workforce by 9% to align its cost structure to focus on commercial banking.
Windjammer Capital Investors of Newport Beach bought Rowmark LLC, a Findlay, Ohio-based manufacturer in the engraving, signage and awards markets, from Bertram Capital.
Six registered investment advisory firms based in Orange County made the Financial Times’ annual list of the “top” 300 RIAs in the United States.
Aliso Viejo-based IT services provider UST Global has received a $250 million investment from Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd., Singapore’s state-run investment fund, the company announced today.
The Santa Ana-based Orangewood Foundation won a $900,000 grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Program that will help fund the nonprofit’s Samueli Academy expansion.
Daniel McQuaid will step down as president and chief executive of OneOC at the end of the year. The nonprofit’s board named Tim Strauch, vice president and chief operating officer, to replace him, effective Jan. 1.
Anaheim-based Broughton Hospitality Group’s hotel management division will “develop, acquire, and manage” properties in North America with Warrington, U.K.-based Bespoke Hotels, a press release said.
Private equity firm Alpha Wave Investors in San Clemente has formed Soul Community Planet to provide branding for hotels and other projects, with an initial investment of about $1 million, according to Chief Executive Ken Cruse.
An American Vanguard Corp. subsidiary acquired the Bromacil herbicide business of Bayer Crop Science in the U.S. and Canada. It bought the rights outside of these markets from DuPont Crop Protection in 2015.