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Panasonic Avionics to Add Specialist

Lake Forest-based Panasonic Avionics Corp. is set to acquire a satellite communication services provider with headquarters in Australia, operations around the globe, and a specialty of working in extreme conditions.

‘Post-Affordable Care Act’ CEO Sought for UCI Medical Center

HEALTHCARE: New boss says search ‘unfolding’

Dr. Howard Federoff will soon take up some heavy lifting in his new job as the University of California-Irvine’s top healthcare executive.

Environmental Firms’ Work Rose 8% Last Year

Grow on Economy, Buys, Expanding Services, Goats

The largest environmental consultants with offices in Orange County billed $602 million in 2014, an 8% jump over last year’s $556 million.

Ingram Micro Buys in South America

Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc. said it bought businesses in Peru and Chile from Clearwater, Fla.-based Tech Data Corp., on undisclosed terms.

Win-Win for Mophie, Dog Rescue Group at SXSW

Recharge Batteries With St. Bernard Group

Mophie executed a clever social media stunt at the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival that wrapped up over the weekend in Austin, Texas.

Olloclip, Peri Get Exclusive With Amazon Exclusives

Cut Select Products With Big-Box Retailers

Irvine startup Peri Inc. and Huntington Beach-based olloclip were handpicked to distribute a limited number of products on Amazon.com Inc.’s newly launched marketplace, but the designation carries some interesting stipulations: namely, cutting ties for those products with Wal-Mart, Costco, Target and other big-box retailers.

Law Firm Makes Short Trip to New HQ at 1900 Main

Palmieri, Tyler to Move From Century Centre

Palmieri, Tyler, Wiener, Wilhelm & Waldron LLP is the latest local law firm that’s figuring out how to use less space for its operations.

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Irvine Restaurant Operator Buys Again

American Restaurant Holdings Inc. in Irvine said an affiliate bought the five Orange County locations of Costa Mesa-based Fresca’s Mexican Grill.

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Ingram to Pacific Life's Board

Newport Beach-based Pacific Life Insurance Co. said today that Douglas Ingram, former president of Allergan Inc., has been elected to its board, effective May 1.

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Seven Honored for Entrepreneurship

Members of the Orange County business community celebrated seven winners during a luncheon Wednesday for the Business Journal’s 14th Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards.

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Ingram Buys in South America

Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc. said it bought businesses in Peru and Chile from Clearwater, Fla.-based Tech Data Corp., on undisclosed terms.

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El Pollo Loco to Enter Dallas

Costa Mesa-based El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. plans to enter the Dallas market in 2016, part of an expansion plan that calls for growth to a mix of about 40 franchised and company-owned restaurants in Texas over the next several years.

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Edwards Up on Heart Valve Studies

Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s shares rose today on positive results from several studies of less-invasive heart valves.

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First American Buys NY Title Co.

Santa Ana-based First American Financial Corp. said that its title subsidiary bought TitleVest Holdings Group LLC in New York City on undisclosed terms.

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El Pollo Loco Up on Q4 Results

Shares in Costa Mesa-based El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. are up about 14% in midday trading to a market cap of $1 billion on positive quarterly and annual numbers delivered after markets closed yesterday.