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Allergan PLC Chief Executive Brent Saunders said today that the drug maker will continue to seek “growth pharma” deals—including possible acquisitions that would complement its Irvine hub for Botox, ophthalmology and medical aesthetics—after the termination of its $160 billion mega-deal with Pfizer Inc.
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. is preparing to file for bankruptcy next week, according to news reports.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s shares shot up today after it reported positive results on a pair of less-invasive replacement heart valve clinical trials.
Irvine-based Banc of California, Inc. promoted Thedora Nickel to Chief Administrative Officer from executive vice president of operations.
Huntington Beach-based insurer Confie has entered the Massachusetts market with the acquisition of Axiom Insurance Agency in Springfield.
Newport Beach-based Alliant Insurance Services has acquired Andre-Romberg Insurance Agency in Spokane, Wash.
Irvine-based Excalibur Engineering, Inc. was acquired April 1 by Transcat Inc. in Rochester, New York, for $7.35 million in cash.
Irvine-based Banc of California has been added to the S&P SmallCap 600 Index.
Longtime Orange County medical device executive James V. Mazzo has asked a judge for a stay in his federal insider trading case, according to court papers.
Cargigi Inc. in Irvine was acquired by eBay Inc. on undisclosed terms.
Broadcom Ltd. said in a lawsuit that Space Exploration Technologies Corporation—SpaceX—recruited engineers away from the chip maker after soliciting Broadcom's services and then declining to work with them.
St. Regis Monarch Beach in Dana Point will drop its “flag” and change its name to Monarch Beach Resort on June 1.
Newport Beach-based Alliance HealthCare Services Inc. said today that Fujian Thai Hot Investment Co. completed its purchase of a majority stake in the medical imaging company.
Irvine-based private equity firm Lotus Innovations has hired Ommid Bavarian as chief financial officer.
A University of California-Irvine scientific team has received $8 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to help develop a vaccine for Q fever, a highly infectious agent common among livestock.
Adaptive Medias Inc. in Irvine said it plans to combine with AdSupply Inc. and move its headquarters to Culver City.
Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi Corp. has agreed to sell its embedded security, RF, microwave and custom microelectronics businesses for $300 million to Mercury Systems Inc.
Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System will be cutting 194 jobs as part of its planned closure of the San Clemente location of its Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, according to a state filing.
Lake Forest-based Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Australia-based online retailer SurfStitch Group Ltd. named Lex Pedersen and Justin Stone co-chief executives.
San Juan Capistrano-based Seychelle Water Filtration Products has replaced Chief Executive Carl Palmer with Chief Financial Officer James Place, effective immediately.
William Lyon Homes has announced a series of executive management changes to the Newport Beach-based homebuilder, including a new role for the company’s namesake and founder, General William Lyon, as well as a new stand-alone chief executive.
A bankruptcy judge in Santa Ana this morning approved the sale of Freedom Communications Inc. and its Orange County Register to Denver-based Digital First Media Inc.
Seeks to Change Reputation From Credit Judge to Consumer Ally
No one wants to be seen as the bearer of bad news, even if it’s part of their job description. Experian plc, one of three major credit reporting agencies, is no exception.
REAL ESTATE: For-sale project in IBC also on developer’s agenda
Real estate investor and developer Greenlaw Partners is pushing ahead with plans to build more than 900 apartments and for-sale homes and a hotel in separate projects on land it owns in Orange and Irvine.