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Smile Brands Group Inc. in Irvine has been acquired by private equity firm Grpyhon Investors in San Francisco on undisclosed terms.
Alphaeon Corp. in Irvine named Murthy Simhambhatla president and chief executive to replace Robert Grant.
OCTANe in Aliso Viejo will work with California Life Sciences Association on statewide advocacy and programs for supporting Orange County life sciences companies.
Aliso Viejo-based OCTANe announced Monday that startups that completed its LaunchPad accelerator raised nearly $75 million in the second quarter, according to Chief Executive Bill Carpou.
Innovation Institute in La Palma will raise $150 million to invest in early-stage healthcare companies. It bought TriStar Health Partners LLC in Nashville to be the fund investment manager.
Allergan Plc plans to buy ForSight Vision5 for $95 million and milestone payments.
CareTrust REIT Inc. in San Clemente invested $2.2 million in a company that’s developing a new healthcare facility CareTrust plans to own.
ReShape Medical Inc. in San Clemente named Mike Mangano its president and chief executive.
Pacific Medical LLC in San Juan Capistrano was bought by Jordan Health Products in Chicago on undisclosed terms.
Aliso Viejo-based OCTANe and the Boston-based Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council will work together to build awareness of emerging med-tech companies for investors in Orange County and Boston.
David Pyott and Joe Kiani were part of a $13M Series A funding round for Bioniz Therapeutics Inc. in Irvine and both joined its board, with Pyott being named chairman.
Irvine-based Bioniz Therapeutics Inc. said today that it appointed David Pyott, former Chief Executive of Allergan Inc. [now Allergan PLC] as board chairman.
Haynes and Boone in Costa Mesa has established an insurance recovery practice group with a new team led by Partner David Bender, Jr.
Jena, Germany-based Carl Zeiss Meditec AG said today that veteran Orange County medical device executive James Mazzo will be its new global president of ophthalmology.
Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System appointed a pair of financial executives for its Orange County hospitals.