Edwards Lifesciences Corp. finished the year strong, reporting $889 million in fourth-quarter sales, up 16% from a year earlier.
Arbonne International LLC in Irvine and a sister company, Nature’s Gate, will be bought by Groupe Rocher on undisclosed terms.
Irvine-based FMH Aerospace has changed hands for the second time in less than three years.
Irvine-based fintech firm AutoGravity, which provides auto financing through smartphones, signed up another automaker: Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation (NMAC).
Orange County automakers started the year on a positive note with the exception of Hyundai Motor America and its Genesis brand, which saw January sales decline for the month.
KonaRed Corp. in San Clemente will work with L.A. Libations in El Segundo to expand its line of cold brew coffee and other products.
The search for missing Boardriders Inc. Chief Executive Pierre Agnes -- a three-day scouring of the sea off the Atlantic Coast of France -- has ended, news reports say.
Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc. sold 1.3 million shares of common stock for $74 million.
Restaurant365 LLC, an Irvine-based developer of back-office software for restaurants, said it closed a $20 million Series A financing that includes a minority investment from Bessemer Venture Partners.
Windjammer Capital Investors of Newport Beach sold JWC Environmental LLC to Swiss giant Sulzer Ltd. (SIX: SUN) for an enterprise value of $215 million.
Universal Electronics Inc. helped develop a new voice remote control for DISH Network Corp., the Santa Ana-based company said this week in Las Vegas at CES, the nation’s largest electronics trade show.
Irvine-based Mazda Motor of America Inc. said it planned to open a $1.6 billion manufacturing facility in Huntsville, Ala., in a joint-venture with Toyota Motor Corp.
D-Link Systems Inc. in Fountain Valley introduced several connected-home devices this week in Las Vegas at the CES consumer electronics show.
Evolus Inc. plans an IPO of up to $75 million, according to documents filed with the SEC Tuesday.
Irvine-based Insteon said its line of connected home devices is compatible with Google Assistant-enabled products, such as Google Home speakers and select Android and Apple smartphones.