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Costa Mesa-based chipmaker ISC8 Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc. said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its Ozurdex 0.7 mg biodegradable steroid implant for general use in treating diabetic macular edema.
Mission Viejo-based Ensign Group Inc. bought an assisted living facility in Tucson, Ariz., the company said.
Bill Gross, founder and chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management Co., will leave the Newport Beach-based company to join Janus Capital Group.
Irvine-based motorcross apparel company Fox Head Inc. is reportedly on the sales block and seeking more than $200 million.
Irvine-based WaterHealth International Inc. has raised $10 million in venture funding from a private equity firm in New York that targets infrastructure projects in developing nations.
Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi Corp. said that James V. Mazzo has resigned from its board of directors.
Veteran Orange County medical device executive James V. Mazzo was added to a federal grand jury indictment on insider trading charges, the Department of Justice said today.
Canada-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., which is attempting a hostile takeover of Irvine-based Allergan Inc., got a lift in early trading today after it released a preview of its results for the current quarter.
Aliso Viejo-based Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. is offering $200 million of its shares to the general public.
Irvine-based Ivantis Inc. said today that it raised $25 million in its second round of financing.
Lake Forest-based Del Taco LLC said it will open 28 new locations in the Southeast United States.
MEK Entertainment Inc., an independent video game maker in Aliso Viejo established by a former Blizzard Entertainment Inc. programmer, has secured $1 million in a seed round.
Activist investor Bill Ackman has threatened to sue Allergan Inc. if the Irvine-based drug maker goes ahead with an acquisition of Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. in a deal that doesn’t require a vote of Allergan shareholders.
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. is in advanced talks to buy Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. after turning down a buyout offer from Actavis PLC, according to a report today in the Wall Street Journal.
Costa Mesa-based printed circuit board maker TTM Technologies Inc. today announced it will acquire Viasystems Group Inc. in a $927 million deal.
Orange County’s unemployment rate dipped to 5.4% in August despite a decrease of 1,900 jobs over the month.
An offshoot group of the Occupy Wall Street movement paid off $3.86 million in loans owed by 2,761 students of a Corinthian Colleges Inc. school, according to reports.
Newport Beach-based leisure park owner and operator Palace Entertainment Inc. has sold 15 of its entertainment center locations to Apex Parks Group in Aliso Viejo.
Autobytel Inc.’s board of directors has approved an additional $1 million common stock repurchase program, increasing the total planned amount to $3 million.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today sued Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges, Inc. and alleged it engaged in “illegal predatory lending.”
Aliso Viejo-based Johnny Rockets Inc. said it would develop several types of smaller restaurants and work with an outside company to develop some of them, according to reports.
Newport Beach-based buyout firm Windjammer Capital Investors has agreed to sell its portfolio company BBB Industries LLC to an investment firm in London.
Allergan Inc. said today that a federal judge has set an Oct. 28 hearing for a preliminary injunction against hostile suitors Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and activist investor Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management LP.
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. has filed papers with state officials saying it will lay off 129 employees.