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Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. is planning to open its first store in Shanghai, China by the end of the year.
Aliso Viejo-based Focal Therapeutics Inc. has raised about $3.8 million in venture capital, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Two luxury hotels in Orange County – the Montage Laguna Beach in Laguna Beach and the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point—have a new China-based owner.
Software Agreement Could Help Reverse 2-Year Slide
Irvine-based Ubiquity Inc. has signed its first major licensing agreement to integrate its operating system software after years of development and patent approvals.
Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments
Hamilton Center, a multitenant shopping center in Huntington Beach, was sold for $3.3 million, or about $485.29 per square foot.
Comedian Partners With San Juan Startup
Comedian Steve Harvey recently announced that he and business partner Greg Calhoun have teamed up with San Juan Capistrano-based TEN Ag Tech to launch a line of food products under the brand name Just Ordinary.
Digital First Media’s $45.5 million offer has been selected as the stalking horse, or starting, bid for Wednesday’s bankruptcy auction of Freedom Communications Inc. in Santa Ana.
Newport Beach-Based Pacific Investment Management Co. will have a new “overseer” on July 1.
Moe’s Southwest Grill said a franchisee will open 13 restaurants in Orange County over the next several years.
Irvine-based Good Culture LLC got $2.1 million in seed funding led by Cavu Venture Partners in New York City with participation from 301 Inc. in Minneapolis.
CKE Restaurants Inc.— based in Carpinteria, Calif., near Santa Barbara, but with a sizable presence in Anaheim, where it has its roots—is moving its headquarters to Nashville.
Minneapolis-based Polaris Industries Inc. acquired Taylor-Dunn Manufacturing Co. in Anaheim on undisclosed terms.
Shares in Anaheim-based Bridgford Foods Corporation jumped 9.9% to $10 per share and a $91.8 million market cap.
Orange County’s nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from 4.1% to 4% in January as the U.S. Department of Labor’s annual review said the county lost 30,300 jobs, said the California Employment Development Department.
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. has hired Washington, D.C.-based restructuring firm FTI Consulting Inc. and investment bank Guggenheim Securities in New York to deal with $160 million in debt payable at the end of this year, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. reported lower annual revenue and income and its stock declined in trading Friday.
Irvine-based Habit Restaurants Inc. shares fell about 10% to a market cap of $508 million in heavy trading after the fast causal burger chain issued lower than expected guidance for this year.
Anaheim-based engineering consultant Willdan Group Inc. plans to acquire Pelham, N.Y.-based Genesys Engineering PC on undisclosed terms in a deal expected to close this month.
The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel in Huntington Beach put together a $140 million financing and land acquisition deal for its long-planned expansion.
Shares of Tustin-based drug developer Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc. fell sharply today, a day after the company said it would discontinue a third-phase clinical trial.
Fewer hotels sold for more money last year in Orange County.
Irvine-based Pacifica Hotels bought the San Simeon Pines Seaside Resort in Cambria, Calif.
Irvine-based Razer Inc. sold a 5% stake in the gaming technology company for $75 million to China-based LianLuo, an affiliate of Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Technology, news reports and Hangzhou said.
Irvine-based patient monitor maker Masimo Corp. today reported financial results.
Irvine-based Newport Corp. has agreed to a $980 million all-cash sale to Massachusetts-based MKS Instruments. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter.