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$68B Deal Puts Allergan Boss in First Position
David Pyott expected 2014 to be a year of hunting for deals.
REAL ESTATE: Provider, insurers snap up former subprime turf
Obamacare was a boon to the health of Central Orange County’s office market in 2014.
HEALTHCARE: Clinton expected at Masimo-backed summit in Irvine
The new leader of an Orange County-based patient safety movement is calling for more employer involvement as participants get ready for an annual conference slated to take place in Irvine this month.
Healthcare remains integral and then some to OC’s economy, even as Irvine-based drugmaker Allergan Inc. gets ready to exit the stage as the largest publicly traded company based here
HEALTHCARE: Gets option to buy Menlo Park-based startup
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has dipped its toe into the investment waters of the medical device business.
Busy Buyer Builds Regional Insurance Brands With Latino Focus
Confie Seguros Insurance Services is getting big with a lot of small moves.
Leerink: High-Growth Markets to Get More Cash
High-growth medical technology markets, such as transcatheter heart valves—a bellwether product for Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (see story, page 3)—will continue to draw increasing levels of investor attention this year, according to a recent report by Boston-based investment bank Leerink Partners.
Mission Viejo-based Auxilio Inc., a managed print services company focused on the healthcare industry, said it has signed a five-year, $18 million contract with the largest operating region of what it called “a top 10 U.S. health system.”
Is the outlook for business in Orange County hot or strong?
Irvine-based Insightra Medical Inc. has raised $12 million in a pair of fundings, according to a regulatory filing.
Actavis PLC said today it plans to replace most of the top executives at Allergan Inc. with its own personnel when its $68 billion acquisition of the Irvine-based drug maker closes next year.
Healthcare-focused venture capital firm Versant Ventures has raised $305 million for its latest fund.
Hospice Care Added To Other Facilities in County
Mission Viejo-based nursing home operator Ensign Group Inc. is making moves to the south.
We picked the veteran chief executive of Irvine-based Allergan Inc. as a the person to watch for a number of reasons, including the expectation of new products and his pick of a clear No. 2 executive in Douglas Ingram, Allergan’s president.
Freedom Innovations LLC, an Irvine-based maker of prosthetic devices, has received a minority equity investment from diversified manufacturer Parker Hannifin Corp.