UC Irvine Health’s Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center said two new leukemia endowed research chairs would be named through a $5 million gift from the Chao family.
Elite Aerospace Group in Tustin acquired Halo Industries Inc. on undisclosed terms.
Four Orange County-based firms made the Financial Times’ fourth annual list of the top 300 registered investment advisers in the United States.
Newport Beach-based Alliant Insurance Services Inc. appointed Reshma Dalia as chief financial officer of its recently formed Alliant Specialty Group.
Job growth in Orange County will slow this year to an estimated 1.5%, the slowest since the economic recovery began in 2009, according to Chapman University’s annual economic forecast.
Connerton Company Inc., a Santa Ana-based manufacturer of cooking equipment for the foodservice industry, was bought by Genkraft Technologies of Long Beach on undisclosed terms.
Irvine’s Acorn Grows Inc. ranked No. 22 on the Wall Street Journal’s list of “Top 25 Tech Companies to Watch.”
Orange County’s unadjusted unemployment rate dropped to 3.2% in May from a revised 3.3% in April and below the 3.7% reported for the same period last year, the state Employment Development Department said.
New York-based Alliance MMA Inc. has acquired Fight Club OC and other entities under the banner of Roy Englebrecht Promotions in Costa Mesa on undisclosed terms.
Royalty Carpet Mills Inc., a longtime area carpet manufacturer based in Irvine, has closed, as have several affiliated companies.
Shares of Newport Beach-based ADOMANI Inc. surged this morning on its debut on the NASDAQ Capital Market after becoming the first equity crowdfunded company to list on the tech heavy exchange.
An affiliate of Irvine-based HCP Inc. bought the two-building Scripps Wateridge Corporate Center office campus in Sorrento Mesa, a neighborhood in northwestern San Diego County, for $26.1 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
Irvine-based First Foundation Inc. said it purchased Community 1st Bancorp for $50.4 million in stock to increase its presence in the Sacramento region.
Michigan-based Kellogg Co. is shuttering its distribution center in La Palma and cutting 280 jobs there, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification the cereal and snack giant filed with the state Employment Development Department.
Santa Ana-based Banc of California Inc. said J. Francisco A. Turner has resigned from his roles as interim chief financial officer and chief strategy officer.
Irvine-based Smartlabs Inc. was acquired by Richmond Capital Partners, a private investment firm based in Seattle. Terms weren’t disclosed.
Pacific Investment Management Co. LLC in Newport Beach said President Jay Jacobs would retire effective Sept. 30 and that two of its executives would be promoted to co-chief operating officer.
Irvine-based Orange County United Way announced the appointment of Susan Parks as president and chief executive, effective June 19 to replace Max Gardner.
Chipmaker Conexant Systems LLC in Irvine agreed to be acquired by Synaptics Inc. for about $342 million.
Allergan PLC will buy Stuart-Fla.-based Keller Medical Inc. in Stuart, Fla., which makes a breast implant insertion device that reduces surgeon and patient contact during surgeries.
Engaged Capital LLC of Newport Beach won its proxy battle against Rent-A-Center Inc. by gaining three seats on its board of directors.
Newport Beach start-up Obsidian Security has raised $9.5 million in Series A funding led by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Greylock Partners.
Santa Ana-based mortgage lender Stearns Lending LLC said it acquired the wholesale, nondelegated correspondent and consumer-direct lending businesses of Primary Capital Mortgage LLC.
Del Taco Restaurants Inc. in Lake Forest named John Cappasola Jr. chief executive to succeed Paul Murphy, effective July 7.