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Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. has agreed to be acquired by Avago Technologies Ltd. for $37 billion.
Irvine-based Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. has tapped Allen Nicholson as chief financial officer.
Anaheim-based lighting products maker Intense Lighting LLC has been acquired by Leviton Manufacturing Co., a Melville, N.Y.-based manufacturer of electrical wiring equipment.
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Costa Mesa-based Pacific Mercantile Bank has ramped up its entertainment financing business, an area that has become a key contributor to growth as the bank sharpens its focus on commercial lending.
Aliso Viejo-based Telogis Inc. raised another $25 million in venture capital funding, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Apex Parks Group, an Aliso Viejo-based owner and operator of leisure parks, acquired Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Water Park in New Jersey on undisclosed terms.
Orange County employers added 3,800 jobs in April, helping drive down the unemployment rate to 4.1%.
Frost Data Capital, a San Juan Capistrano-based investment firm and start-up incubator, joined other venture investors to back Maana, a developer of big-data search engine technology.
Apex Parks Group, an Aliso Viejo-based owner and operator of leisure parks, has acquired Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Water Park in New Jersey.
National accounting firm Marcum LLP has named John Eckweiler, a partner in its Irvine office, partner-in-charge of tax and business services for its California operations.