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Huntington Beach-based Confie Seguros Insurance Services has acquired Baja Auto Insurance in Dallas on undisclosed terms.
The number of hotels sold in Orange County more than doubled and their dollar value increased five-fold in 2014 compared with a year earlier, according to Irvine-based hospitality consultant Atlas Hospitality Group.
Irvine-based Newport Corp. after the close of intraday trading reported fourth quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations and provided a revenue and profit outlook for the current quarter.
Irvine-based business software maker Kofax Ltd. will delist its shares on the London Stock Exchange next month, the company announced today.
OC-Based Charter Services Catch Recovery’s Tailwind
Charter air service is finding friendly skies over Orange County, where demand for private flights has gained altitude in recent months.
REAL ESTATE: Eyes lifescience tenants for 884,000-SF project
A recently returned corporate citizen of Orange County has gotten started on one of the largest office developments under way in California—an 884,000-square-foot project that will mix a hotel and retail space into an office development intended for lifescience companies in the Bay Area.
FINANCE: Nonbank enterprises claim ground in recession’s wake
A number of mortgage lenders in Orange County have readied themselves for what’s expected to be a strong year for home loans.
Here are a couple of big OC names that make a natural marketing match: Pacific Life and filmmaker MacGillivray Freeman.
REAL ESTATE: $1.4M-per-room sale of Montage an OC record
The Chicago-based investor that was reportedly exploring a sale of its lone Orange County property just 18 months ago has instead added to its local resort holdings.
RESTAURANTS: Bucks trend of fast-casual, eyes Westminster
John’s Incredible Pizza Co. is in talks to open a restaurant in Westminster Mall as it doubles down on its long-standing family-oriented approach amid the recent popularity of fast-casual restaurants that appeal to food afficianados.
Ready to Exit London Exchange for Nasdaq
The directors of Irvine-based business software maker Kofax Ltd. are scheduled to vote this week on a proposal to delist its shares from the London Stock Exchange.
REIT Buys New Center For Estimated $111 Million
Add Donahue Schriber Realty Group to the growing list of Orange County commercial real estate companies spending big dollars in Silicon Valley.
Irvine-based Newport Corp., which makes lasers and related equipment, is set to acquire a small Austrian company that specializes in ultra-fast laser systems used in scientific and biomedical research.
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. released some race and gender data on its workforce for the first time in response to ongoing requests from civil rights and labor activists.
Aliso Viejo-based meal delivery service Restaurants on the Run is set to be acquired by Chicago-based GrubHub, according to news reports.
Irvine-based video game maker Blizzard Entertainment Inc. reported a strong fourth quarter after the close of intraday trading Thursday, with revenue and operating profits rising.
Executives were honored in five categories last night at the Orange County Business Journal CFO of the Year awards, which drew a crowd of about 600 to the Hotel Irvine.
Costa Mesa-based printed circuit board maker TTM Technologies Inc. after the close of intraday trading Wednesday reported fourth quarter revenue and adjusted profits that beat Wall Street expectations.
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. Wednesday reported mixed fourth-quarter financial results.
Santa Ana-based Universal Protection Service has acquired two guard services companies to expand its retail mall business.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. after markets closed Tuesday reported fourth-quarter financial results that beat expectations.
The company that plans to buy 50 campuses of Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. said it would forgive $480 million in private student loans in exchange for federal approval for the deal, according to a news report.
Brea-based PennySaver USA will stop delivering local editions of its weekly PennySaver publications to the South Bay and the East Bay areas of Northern California, effective April 15.
Irvine-based Opus Bank has established a broker-dealer subsidiary to support its merchant banking business.
Chipmaker Puts Price on Plans for Great Park Campus
Irvine-based Broadcom Corp. is investing nearly $800 million for its new headquarters next to Orange County Great Park, according to regulatory filings.