Spinal Singularity in San Clemente raised $3.1 million in seed funding to support development of its connected catheter designed for adult men with chronic lower urinary tract dysfunction.
Japanese printer maker Konica Minolta Inc. and Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) closed their joint acquisition of genetic diagnostics company Ambry Genetics Corp., in Aliso Viejo.
Irvine-based ChromaDex Corp., a maker of ingredients for dietary supplements, hired Kevin Farr as its new chief financial officer, effective immediately.
Irvine-based Alorica Inc., the world’s third-largest provider of customer service solutions and the largest in the U.S., announced the appointment of Cindy Fiorillo as chief financial officer, replacing James Molloy.
St. Paul, Minn.-based EnteroMedics Inc. acquired ReShape Medical Inc. in San Clemente for $61 million cash and stock.
Allergan PLC received Food and Drug Administration approval to use Botox to temporarily reduce moderate to severe forehead lines.
CareTrust REIT Inc. of San Clemente completed a two-stage acquisition comprised of seven skilled nursing facilities in Idaho.
Biolase Inc. plans to raise up to $12 million with a rights offering to current shareholders.
Anaheim-based MeriCal LLC, which makes probiotics and other dietary supplements, will acquire Global Health Industries in Ogden, Utah.
Ensign Group Inc. in Mission Viejo acquired Comfort Hospice Care, a hospice provider serving Las Vegas, Pahrump and surrounding communities in Southern Nevada.
Irvine-based Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. released growth strategy for next year following lukewarm investor reception to its decision to acquire Care Capital Properties Inc.
Sonendo Inc. in Laguna Hills raised $50 million in a growth investment round by New York private equity firm General Atlantic.
University of California-Irvine said today the National Science Foundation awarded $8 million to a UCI-led consortium to develop a system that can restore walking ability and sensation in individuals with spinal cord injuries.
Shares in Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Tustin rose 12% in intraday trading Monday and rose another 4% after hours on a nearly four-fold increase in revenue and a sharply lower quarterly loss; trading volume on the day was three times its 90-day average. In Tuesday midday trading the drugmaker gave back some of those gains.
Santa Ana-based Johnson & Johnson Vision completed its acquisition of TearScience Inc. in Morrisville, N.C. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.