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Irvine-based Allergan Inc. said today that it acquired a dermal filler candidate from Menlo Park-based incubator TauTona Group.
Irvine-based California Stem Cell Inc. said today that it was being acquired by NeoStem Inc. in a stock and cash deal that potentially could be worth $124 million.
Irvine-based heart valve maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp. shot up on Monday after it said that a U.S. District Court judge granted a preliminary injunction on rival Medtronic Inc.'s CoreValve in the U.S.
HEALTHCARE: Anaheim company to continue operations as own unit
It appears that the local operations of Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. would remain intact in the wake of Mallinckrodt PLC’s $5.6 billion proposed buyout of the Anaheim-based drug maker—the largest deal so far in what’s shaping up to be a busy year for mergers and acquisitions involving Orange County-based companies.
REAL ESTATE: Said close on buys of 2 buildings for 68,500 SF
Allergan Inc. is nearing a deal to buy a pair of office properties across the street from its headquarters in Irvine, according to real estate sources.
REAL ESTATE: Alphaeon’s plan counts on cash-pay lines
Alphaeon Corp., a startup lifestyle healthcare company that’s gotten notice as a potential candidate for an initial public offering later this year, has signed a deal to move its growing operations to the Lakeshore Towers office complex in Irvine.
Aliso Viejo-based medical device maker Sequent Medical Inc. raised $20 million in venture capital funding.
Says More Can Get Less Invasive Procedure Now
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s run of good news continued this month.
Aliso Viejo-based medical device maker Sequent Medical Inc. has raised $20 million in venture capital funding.
ECONOMY: Allergan No. 1 again; Western Digital adds $9.6B
Orange County’s largest publicly traded companies combined for a cool $20 billion boost to their market valuations over the past year, thanks to strong gains by Allergan Inc. and Western Digital Corp., the largest representatives of the local healthcare and technology sectors.
CEO: Cash-Pay Lines, Less Bureaucracy Set Allergan Apart
Call Allergan Inc. the biggest publicly traded company in Orange County. Just don’t call it “Big Pharma.”
AVP-825 Drug-Device Combo to Treat Migraines
Aliso Viejo-based Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. wrapped up last month in a busy fashion.
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has entered into a voluntary agreement with state Attorney General Kamala Harris’ office to extend its obligation to provide women’s health services.
EDUCATION: Drug maker gives Chapman program $500K
Chapman University’s new School of Pharmacy is offering a five-year, fast-track path to a doctor of pharmacy degree with the help of a $500,000 grant from the Allergan Foundation, the charitable arm of Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc.