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Chipmaker Microsemi Corp. in Aliso Viejo is part of a consortium of investors putting $18.7 million into an Irvine startup spun out of General Electric’s Global Research Center.
VF Corp. in Greensboro, N.C. promoted Vans Inc. President Kevin Bailey to the same post for the parent company’s Asia-Pacific region.
MobilityWare in Irvine bought Critical Hit Software in San Diego on undisclosed terms.
Manufacturing magnate, Pelican Hill resident and OC’s Wealthiest list member Toshiaki Ogasawara died Nov. 30 in Newport Beach at age 85.
Two out of four Orange County-based automakers beat the national sales pace on new-vehicle sales in November, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
Allergan Plc. said it appointed Adriane Brown to its board of directors, effective in February. Brown is president and chief operating officer of Intellectual Ventures LLC, a privately held company in Bellevue, Wash., that provides invention-related services and buys patents.
American Vanguard Corp. in Newport Beach said its AMVAC Chemical Corp. subsidiary would help pay for research at Harvard University “to develop and potentially commercialize” technology aimed at killing the mosquito that spreads the Zika and other viruses.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. in Irvine will buy Valtech Cardio Ltd in Or Yehuda, Israel, for $340 million in cash and stock in a deal expected to close early next year.
Allegro Ophthalmics LLC in San Juan Capistrano named Bill Link to its board.
American Apparel LLC said a $66 million bankruptcy sale to Gildan Activewear Inc. could help it stave off a round of layoffs, including of 332 workers at its dye house in Garden Grove.
Hyundai Motor America Inc. in January will place 150 of its IONIQ EVs in the WaiveCar car-sharing fleet in Los Angeles with an option for 250 more cars in additional cities by the end of 2017.
Hyundai Motor America Inc. in Fountain Valley introduced its Autonomous IONIQ concept vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday.
Boeing Co. plans to move 2,500 jobs from Huntington Beach within the next four years, with a fraction staying in Orange County at facilities in Seal Beach and the majority going to El Segundo, Long Beach, St. Louis and Huntsville, Ala.
Too Faced Cosmetics LLC in Irvine will sell for the second time in 18 months, with a deal pegged at nearly $1 billion more than last year’s price tag.
Hyundai Motor America Inc. in Fountain Valley will work with Amazon.com to offer remote voice-control features on its entire 2017 lineup.