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EDUCATION: Puts $130M into school of science and tech
Chapman University had no formal school of science six years ago.
Brea-based natural food products distributor Nature’s Best agreed to be acquired by KeHE Distributors LLC in Naperville, Ill., on undisclosed terms.
Prospect Perks Range From Cocktails to Tennis
There are distinctive techniques for marketing a luxury home that go beyond listing the house on the Multiple Listing Service and hosting an open house.
One Gets Device Clearance, Other Files Submission
Two small medical device makers in South County have had recent dealings with the Food and Drug Administration.
Google, Amazon Entries Likely No ‘Big Problem’
Google Inc. and Amazon.com’s recent entrance into the emerging solid-state drive market doesn’t appear to pose an imminent threat to Irvine-based memory products maker Western Digital Corp. or its Cupertino rival, Seagate Technology Inc.
El Pollo Loco’s IPO started on a strong note with a price at the top of its range and a 48% jump by midday.
Irvine-based Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. reported $4.6 million in net income for the second quarter compared with a loss of $249,000 a year earlier.
Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter revenue and adjusted profits that beat Wall Street expectations.
Irvine-based Quality Systems Inc. today posted mixed financial results for the three months ended June 30.
Irvine-based Newport Corp., which makes lasers and related equipment, has acquired an Israeli company that specializes in fiber lasers.
Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. has acquired an Irish company that specializes in chip design geared for large-scale Ethernet operations and testing.
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. said it earned an adjusted net income of $406 million or $0.65 per share in the second quarter, excluding one-time charges.
Allergan Inc. said it will close three of its facilities around the U.S. and lay off about 1,500 employees over the next several months as part of a restructuring plan.
Allergan Inc. said it will cut about 1,500 jobs over the remainder of this year as part of a restructuring plan to save about $475 million next year.
Brea-based natural food products distributor Nature’s Best has agreed to be acquired by KeHE Distributors LLC in Naperville, Ill.
Cypress-based Real Mex Restaurants Inc. President and Chief Executive Charly Robinson has left the company according to reports.
Vans Inc.’s revenue rose 21%, its parent VF Corp. reported in its second quarter financials.
Paris-Based Parent Prods Change at OC Label
Volcom Inc. has outgrown its rebellious stage.
HEALTHCARE: Allergan defenses run deep; CEO not targeted in board ouster
Time, it seems, is on Allergan Inc.’s side. That much started to come clear last week when activist investor Bill Ackman set off a ticking clock in the background of his hostile takeover bid for the Irvine-based drug maker.
FINANCE: Smith’s VC firm backs up talk of fast start, OC investments
Toba Capital, the Irvine-based venture capital firm launched by former Quest Software Inc. Chief Executive Vinny Smith, is on a roll with three recent exits and an initial public offering topping $100 million apiece.
EDUCATION: Wells Fargo, reports cite value, $101M debt
Corinthian Colleges Inc.’s selloff of schools and programs and its closing of campuses could bring in as much as $140 million.
REAL ESTATE: Investor paid $20M for offices in 2010
A two-building office property in Irvine a few blocks from John Wayne Airport has traded hands for $36 million.
Costa Mesa-based El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. set the terms for its planned initial public offering.
The Orange County Museum of Art said it’s negotiating with a unit of New York-based developer Related Cos. to sell its Newport Center property.
Chicago-based commercial real estate brokerage JLL acquired Cleo Construction Management in San Clemente for an undisclosed amount. Cleo specializes in construction and management of healthcare projects.