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Irvine-based Juice It Up said it would add three franchised locations in Texas.
Huntington Beach-based apparel maker Quiksilver Inc. entered into licensing agreements for several product categories, according to Chief Executive Andy Mooney.
Western Digital Capital, the investment arm of Irvine-based storage products maker Western Digital Corp., has led a $20 million funding round for a Pittsburgh cloud storage provider.
Newport Beach-based commercial real estate research firm Green Street Advisors Inc. has sold a majority stake to Golden Gate Capital, a private equity firm in San Francisco.
Keck Medicine of USC, the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, has acquired Orange Coast Oncology Hematology Medical Associates for an undisclosed price as part of a cancer-treatment network allowing local patients to avoid trips to Los Angeles for care.
Irvine’s Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, an owner of healthcare-related real estate properties, could be bought by New York-based NorthStar Realty Finance Corp., according to reports.
The non-profit Birth Choice Health Clinics in Aliso Viejo has received a $2.5 million from Catholic Campaign for Human Development, a national anti-poverty program of the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Activist investor Bill Ackman and his Pershing Square Capital Management LP today unveiled a slate of director candidates for Irvine-based Allergan Inc.
Irvine-based Oculus VR Inc. on Monday announced another acquisition and plans to host a September developer conference in Los Angeles.
The Business Journal is looking for Orange County-based companies that have seen their yearly sales grow rapidly from mid-2012 to mid-2014 for our annual list of fastest-growing privately held companies.
Lake Forest-based Newport Media Inc. has been acquired by San Jose-based chipmaker Atmel Corp. for $140 million in cash.
Newport Beach-based private equity firm ClearLight Partners LLC has sold its portfolio company Apple & Eve LLC to Canadian food manufacturer Lassonde Industries Inc. for about $150 million.
REAL ESTATE: Preliminary plan calls for 8 buildings, 2 million square feet
The developers of the Great Park Neighborhoods in Irvine have filed plans for the first batch of commercial construction at the former El Toro Marine Corps air station, a 2-million-square-foot office park that appears designed to hold the headquarters and expanded operations of Broadcom Corp.
ECONOMY: Quarterly index shows slight dip on mixed sentiments
Orange County business executives are feeling less optimistic about the local economy heading into the third quarter, according to the latest quarterly index of business sentiments published by the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University-Fullerton.
Trip Designs Specializes in Balkans, Personal Touch
Milica Obradovic’s plunge into business ownership was a “spur-of-the-moment decision” she made when the manager at a travel agency where she worked for 15 years tipped her “over the edge.”
SERVICES: Reports say $1B would go to single stakeholder
A new financing deal in the works for LA Fitness could result in a change in the ownership structure of the Irvine-based fitness chain.
Santa Ana-based Filter Concepts Inc. has been acquired by Astrodyne Corp. on undisclosed terms.
EDUCATION: Christensen oversees new MBA programs
Steve Christensen is full-throated—like his hometown.
Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc. acquired a Minnesota Internet technology provider to bolster its professional services offerings for its network of global resellers.
Orange-based dental products maker Kerr Corp. acquired a pair of business units in Oxnard in an effort to expand its portfolio of dental products and to venture into the animal healthcare market.
Newport Beach-based investment bank Digital Offering LLC helped raise more than $10 million for its first batch of clients, including two with headquarters in Orange County.
Santa Ana-based Meritus Payment Solutions agreed to be acquired for $210 million by Optimal Payments PLC, an online payment services provider with headquarters in London.
Recently Got European Approval for Device
Abbott Laboratories’ vision care unit, which has more than 600 workers in Orange County, represents “significant prospects” for the company, according to a recent article on the Seeking Alpha investor website.
Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments
A family trust sold an apartment complex in Laguna Beach to another family trust for $4.1 million.
Unisys Building Slated for Health Science Programs
Chapman University in Orange has completed the purchase of a third office in the Irvine Spectrum that it will use to house the school’s new graduate health sciences programs.