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Jim Graham, owner of Santa Margarita Ford, acquired Santa Margarita Toyota from John Dinsmore.
Anaheim-based Bedrosians bought Oregon Tile & Marble, in Medford, Ore.
Irvine-based textile supplier Momentum Group has been acquired on undisclosed terms by private equity company the Riverside Company, which is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
Rancho Santa Margarita data analytics software maker Compellon has raised $6.7 million in a Series A funding round.
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. in Anaheim filed for bankruptcy protection and said it will convert debt into equity for creditor Golden Gate Capital.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s shares shot up today after it reported positive results on a pair of less-invasive replacement heart valve clinical trials.
Irvine-based Excalibur Engineering, Inc. was acquired April 1 by Transcat Inc. in Rochester, New York, for $7.35 million in cash.
Only one of four Orange County-based automakers exceeded the national sales pace for new vehicles in March, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has approved a glaucoma device made by Laguna Hills-based Glaukos Corp.
Cargigi Inc. in Irvine was acquired by eBay Inc. on undisclosed terms.
Broadcom Ltd. said in a lawsuit that Space Exploration Technologies Corporation—SpaceX—recruited engineers away from the chip maker after soliciting Broadcom's services and then declining to work with them.
The Wet Seal LLC in Irvine hired Judd Tirnauer as its executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective May 1.
Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi Corp. has agreed to sell its embedded security, RF, microwave and custom microelectronics businesses for $300 million to Mercury Systems Inc.
Lake Forest-based Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
San Juan Capistrano-based Seychelle Water Filtration Products has replaced Chief Executive Carl Palmer with Chief Financial Officer James Place, effective immediately.