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Demographics Dictate Expansions at Several Colleges
A number of Orange County colleges and universities have invested in new health science campuses and programs to tap into trends that include an aging population and changes in the healthcare industry.
HEALTHCARE: Santa Ana, Delaware cases scheduled, wrangling continues
That was no end-of-summer lull.
Acquisition Final, Local Operations to Stay Intact
Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. made plenty of headlines in its roughly four years as an Orange County-based public company.
Shares of Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC rose today after an industry website said it would likely be the most viable deal target for Irvine-based Allergan Inc.
Newport Beach-based Alliance HealthCare Services Inc. may consider putting itself up for sale, according to a report published today.
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.