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Will Expand Initiative To Connect Ideas, Investors
Panel discussions and business plan competitions weren’t the only agenda items on deck at the Medical Device & Investor Forum held this month by Aliso Viejo-based group OCTANe.
San Clemente-based ICU Medical Inc. will close its manufacturing plant in Vrable, Slovakia, and cut 265 jobs, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Irvine-based Alphaeon Corp. said today that it would buy Lensar Inc. for up to $59 million.
HEALTHCARE: Kybella seen as next ‘pipeline in a product’ for drugmaker
Allergan PLC’s operations in Irvine appear poised to remain front and center in the drugmaker’s research and development endeavors.
FINANCE: Latino market specialist now in 17 states
Fast-growing insurance brokerage firm Confie is reportedly on the sales block.
HEALTHCARE: Also talks up leadership on aesthetics
Brent Saunders, chief executive and architect of the “new” Allergan PLC, stayed on the go during a visit to Orange County earlier this month.
Manufacture of Parts For Others ‘Outperformed’
Making parts for other manufacturers is paying off for San Clemente-based ICU Medical Inc.
U.S. District Court Judge David Carter of Santa Ana has declined a request from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., led by Chief Executive Mike Pearson, and activist investor Bill Ackman to dismiss a lawsuit accusing them of insider trading in shares of Allergan Inc.
Drug makers Allergan PLC and Pfizer Inc. are eyeing a plan to make current Allergan Chief Executive Brent Saunders head of a combined company if they reach a takeover deal, Bloomberg Business reported today, citing unnamed sources.
Marshall B. Ketchum University in Fullerton said Edward Fisher will be dean of its new College of Pharmacy effective Jan. 4.
Irvine-based Quality Systems Inc. said today that Jeffrey Margolis is its new chairman.
San Clemente-based ICU Medical Inc. today reported an adjusted third-quarter profit that beat analysts’ forecasts.
Irvine-based Masimo Corp. today reported third-quarter results that exceeded Wall Street expectations.
Irvine-based ChromaDex Corp. said today it signed a joint development deal with Cincinnati-based conglomerate Proctor & Gamble Co.
HEALTHCARE: $211M deal trims market capitalization by 30% in day
Endologix Inc.’s bid to grow market share through a newly struck deal to acquire a competitor appears to have set investors in the Irvine-based medical device maker on edge.