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HEALTHCARE: BK filing follows several loan defaults
Irvine-based AtheroNova Inc. is searching for a buyer willing to extend the cash-strapped startup’s existence as it reviews early data on its effort to develop drugs to fight atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries.
HEALTHCARE: New boss says search ‘unfolding’
Dr. Howard Federoff will soon take up some heavy lifting in his new job as the University of California-Irvine’s top healthcare executive.
Frees System to Invest In ‘Strategic Initiatives’
Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System’s solid debt ratings were affirmed this month by New York City-based Fitch Ratings Inc.
Newport Beach-based Pacific Life Insurance Co. said today that Douglas Ingram, former president of Allergan Inc., has been elected to its board, effective May 1.
San Clemente-based medical device maker ReShape Medical Inc. has raised $2 million, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Members of the Orange County business community celebrated seven winners during a luncheon Wednesday for the Business Journal’s 14th Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards.
David Pyott will remain chair of the Allergan Foundation, according to Actavis PLC, the Ireland-based drug maker that recently wrapped up its $72.5 billion buy of Irvine-based Allergan Inc.
Actavis PLC said today that it completed its acquisition of Irvine-based drugmaker Allergan Inc., currently valued at about $72.5 billion.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s shares rose today on positive results from several studies of less-invasive heart valves.
Irvine-based Kareo Inc. said today that it bought San Francisco-based DoctorBase Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
University of California-Irvine said today that Dr. Howard Federoff will be its new vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, effective July 1.
A majority of Irvine-based Allergan Inc.’s shareholders voted this morning to accept a takeover bid currently valued at $70.7 billion from Actavis PLC.
Value Doubled, Even Without $70B+ Sale of Drugmaker
Orange County-based companies were buyers and sellers in 303 corporate mergers and acquisitions in 2014, a year of robust local deal activity that involved slightly fewer deals and many more dollars.
HEALTHCARE: Device maker in Aliso Viejo has raised $77M
A well-funded eye device startup in Aliso Viejo is making regulatory progress in its quest to bring a new product to treat glaucoma to the U.S. market.
Irvine-based Biolase Inc.'s reported fourth-quarter and 2014 financial results this week that closed out a year of management shake-ups and difficulties that its chief executive said are behind the company.