The board of Irvine-based MIND Research Institute named Brett Woudenberg chief executive to replace co-founder Matthew Peterson, who’ll focus on innovation as the organization’s chief research and development officer.
Carlyle Group in Washington D.C., one of the largest private equity firms in the U.S., will invest $200 million for a 15% to 20% stake Aliso Viejo-based UST Global—valuing the company at over $1 billion—according to multiple reports.
Golden State Management Corp. in Lake Forest plans 25 to 30 locations of Modern Acupuncture in OC over the next three years, part of a commitment of 65 sites that includes San Diego County and the Inland Empire.
Acacia Research Corp. led a $3.1 million investment in Miso Robotics Inc. and signed an intellectual property agreement with the company to commercialize its main product for the restaurant industry.
Orange Coast College Foundation received a gift of $1 million from retired Spanish Professor Mary McChesney.
Konica Minolta has signed a definitive agreement to buy Aliso Viejo-based genetic testing company Ambry Genetics Corp., the companies said.
California State University-Fullerton’s Center for Insurance Studies was named a Global Center of Insurance Excellence by the International Insurance Society, an award to be presented in July at the IIS Global Insurance Forum in London.
Advantage Smollan Ltd. in London—a holding company Irvine-based Advantage Solutions Inc. set up in 2015 with Smollan Group in Johannesburg—plans to acquire Netherlands-based Hamilton Bright Group B.V. on undisclosed terms.
The four largest Orange County-based automakers trailed the national sales pace for new vehicles in June, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
Ambry Genetics Corp. in Aliso Viejo will sell to Tokyo-based Konica Minolta Inc. for about $890 million, a report in Nikkei Asian Review said Sunday.
Irvine-based ShiftPixy Inc. went public today, raising $12 million on an offering of 2 million shares.
Fisher Phillips said client TrafFix Devices Inc. won a race discrimination and wrongful termination case in Orange County Superior Court.
Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. in Cambridge, Mass., named Douglas Ingram its president and chief executive officer.
Children’s Hospital Orange County in Orange appointed John Henderson vice president and chief information officer.
Assemblyman Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach said he’ll name Working Wardrobes 2017 Nonprofit of the Year for the 74th Assembly District.