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Allergan is moving to expand its skin-care lines, in the Healthcare column

Irvine's Allergan Inc., the specialty drug maker, is eyeing the market for prescription acne medications with its Tazorac cream.

Allergan Math: Shares Down, Interest Up

HEALTHCARE: Trim to market cap means more potential suitors

The field of potential Big Pharma suitors for Irvine-based Allergan Inc. could widen in the wake of the company’s stock price drop over the past few months.

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Alphaeon Diversifies With Technology, Hires Execs

Buy of Digital Company Deepens Social Efforts

Irvine-based Alphaeon Corp. is continuing to grow its healthcare technology presence.

Evolus Readies Launch of Botox Competitor

Says Study Reinforces Jeuveau Performance

Evolus Inc. is (almost) ready for its close-up.

Valeant Aims for $500M in Skin Care Sales

HEALTHCARE: Drug maker buying dermatology companies

Valeant is buying up skin drug companies

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STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

Cyvatar, the developer of a subscription-based cybersecurity software management platform, raised $3 million from Austin-based Bill Wood Ventures on Oct. 6.

2017 Botox Sales Help Allergan Shares Rise

Can $3B Drug, Other Aesthetics Salve Restasis Pain?

The market has not been kind to Allergan PLC (NYSE: AGN) following the failure of its September deal in which the pharmaceutical company transferred all patents for dry-eye drug Restasis to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe in New York.

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Biggest Women-Owned Cos. Stretch Growth Streak

2017 Sales Up Almost 6%, Though Club Lost Members

2017 was another good year to be one of Orange County’s largest women-owned businesses.

Evolus Brings ‘Newtox’ to Market, With Fanfare

MARKETING: Apps, messaging, Cancún trips

Forget the frown lines, it was all smiles last week inside the Newport Center headquarters of Botox rival maker Evolus Inc. (Nasdaq: EOLS).

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SkinMedica Seeks Niche in Skin-Care Drugs, Products

Rex Bright is following in the footsteps of his former employer, Irvine-based Allergan Inc.

STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

Irvine-based Cohere, a software platform for customer-facing employees, recently closed a $3.1 million seed round of financing led by Initialized Capital.

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