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Irvine-based medical device company AcuFocus Inc. has received $21 million in new venture funding.
Irvine-based Biolase Inc. said today that Jeffrey Nugent is now the company’s permanent chief executive. Nugent, a Biolase director, had served as acting chief executive since June.
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. said today that it filed an answer in U.S. District Court to a countersuit filed by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and activist investor Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management.
HEALTHCARE: Innovation Institute gets four buildings, 263,000 SF
The Innovation Institute LLC, a La Palma-based for-profit healthcare company formed by St. Joseph Health in Irvine last year, has taken over ownership of four medical buildings surrounding Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo.
The Dec. 18 date that’s been set for a special shareholders meeting on Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ hostile bid for Irvine-based Allergan didn’t add up to much on Wall Street, where neither company saw its shares do much last week.
HEALTHCARE: Alta Resources seeks permanent, seasonal staff
Alta Resources Inc. is bringing its Brea office along on a major expansion, with plans to hire some 700 workers there.
HOSPITALITY: Healthcare, restaurants, golf also clients
A Newport Beach-based software provider that specializes in the hospitality industry expanded its operations in China last week with the acquisition of a company in Singapore.
Aliso Viejo-based WaveTec Vision Systems Inc. will be bought by Alcon Inc., according to a statement.
Analysts Like Its Recent Showing, Suit Settlement
Irvine-based heart valve maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp. received kudos on Wall Street as it continues its yearlong market surge.
A Delaware Chancery Court judge today set a Oct. 6 date for a trial over the timing of a special meeting of Irvine-based Allergan Inc. shareholders.
Aliso Viejo-based WaveTec Vision Systems Inc. will be bought by Alcon Inc., according to a statement issued today.
Alta Resources, a Neenah, Wis.-based business process outsourcing company, is planning to hire some 700 workers for its Brea facility.
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. will host a special shareholders’ meeting on Dec. 18, according to a court filing today.
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. has confirmed it received written requests from shareholders to call a special meeting requested by activist investor Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management LP.
Last week had some wags wondering if Allergan CEO David Pyott might be forced into an error by spending too much on an acquisition in hopes of putting the Irvine-based drug maker out of reach of hostile pursuers Valeant Pharmaceuticals and New York hedge funder Bill Ackman.