Axonics Modulation Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: AXNX) in Irvine priced 5 million shares of common stock at $22 a share.
Santa Ana’s Allied Universal, the largest private security firm in North America, bought Vinson Guard Service, a New Orleans-based guard services firm in the southeastern United States, the two companies said today.
Patent licenser Acacia Research Corp. (Nasdaq: ACTG) in Newport Beach said it will get up to $400 million under an agreement with New York-based investment adviser Starboard Value LP.
Santa Ana engineering firm Salas O’Brien bought RMS Engineers in Richardson, Texas, on undisclosed terms. RMS does heavy industrial consulting in Texas for chemical; oil and gas; paper and pulp; and mining companies.
Orange County’s unadjusted jobless rate rose to 2.5% in October, up from a revised 2.4% in September and below the year-ago estimate of 2.8%, according to the state Employment Development Department.
Mike Zilis, who’s led much of Ingram Micro Inc.’s international strategy and operations, has been named chief financial officer of the Irvine-based wholesale tech distributor, succeeding Gina Mastantuono effective Jan. 1.
Clearview Partners in Newport Beach sold a nearly 600-room Holiday Inn Express in Waikiki for $205 million.
Huntington Beach-based Mission Critical Electronics bought Purkeys Fleet Electric in Arkansas.
Strong visitor spending at Disneyland Resort offset expenses and lower attendance at the Anaheim park during its parent company’s fourth quarter.
Irvine-based NextGen will buy North Carolina-based Medfusion Inc. for $43 million in cash.
Newport Beach-based homebuilder Trumark Cos. will develop office, multifamily and mixed-use projects under a new division.
Santa Ana’s Allied Universal, the largest private security firm in North America, has acquired Advent Systems Inc. to expand its technology offerings. Terms weren’t disclosed.
Veritone Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI) in Costa Mesa, a provider of artificial intelligence technology, said third quarter revenue rose 70% year-over-year to $12.8 million while its net loss narrowed to $14.2 million from $15.9 million.
Taylor Morrison Home Corp. (NYSE: TMHC) has agreed to buy William Lyon Homes (NYSE: WLH) for cash and stock worth $2.4 billion, creating the fifth-largest U.S. home builder and developer firm.
Shares in vehicle detection and traffic control company Iteris Inc. (Nasdaq: ITI) plunged as much as 11% after its second-quarter loss was greater than analysts’ estimates.
Chapman University received a $9 million commitment from the Simon Foundations during its annual Chapman Celebrates gala on November 2.
Irvine beauty formulations firm Benchmark Cosmetic Laboratories has traded hands.
Aliso Viejo homebuilder New Home Co. (NYSE: NWHM) is following through on its plan to focus on sales volume over price, shifting its home prices downward to capture growing demand for affordable housing.
Newport Beach-based Carrick Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on software firms, said it sold three portfolio companies, its first such divestiture.
Viant Technology LLC, an Irvine-based advertising technology company, said it completed a company buyout and that co-founders Tim and Chris Vanderhook have regained control of the firm from Des Moines-based Meredith Corp.
San Juan Capistrano-based Emerald Expositions Events Inc. (NYSE: EEX) bought G3 Communications in New Jersey for an undisclosed sum.
Irvine-based Terra Tech (OTC: TRTC), a cannabis-focused agriculture company, will merge with privately held plant-derived drug maker OneQor
University of California-Irvine School of Law plans to raise $65 million over five years.
Marketing and communications firm Bastion Collective USA said Monday it acquired consumer insights firm and consultance db5.