TeleSign Acquisition By BICS Closes, Deal Value Rises To $335M

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Marina del Rey-based phone verification and user authentication service TeleSign is now officially part of BICS , after the official close of the acquisition, BICS said today. telesign merger acquisition bics phone verification cybersecurity second factor authentication marchcp telecomThe deal was originally announced in April.

Netflix To Raise $1.5 Billion For Content Acquisition

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billion in debt to fund content acquisition, production and development, potential acquisitions and strategic transactions, and other efforts, the company said this morning. netflix content acquisition hollywood film streaming videoNetflix , the provider of online streaming services which has major operations in Los Angeles, is planning to raise $1.5

NextGen Healthcare Completes EagleDream Acquisition

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Irvine-based NextGen Healthcare Information Systems , which is owned by Quality Systems, says it has completed its previously announced acquisition of EagleDream Health , a software analytics developer. nextgen healthcare eagledream merger acquisition software analyticsFinancial details of the buy have not been announced. EagleDream Health, based in Rochester, New York, develops cloud-based analytics software used for healthcare practice administration and optimization. READ MORE>>.

Teledyne Completes Scientific Systems Acquisition

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Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies said on Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of the assets of Pennsylvania-based Scientific Systems Inc. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. teledyne scientific systems merger acquisition hplc high performance liquid chromatography

Teledyne Completes $789M e2v Acquisition

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Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and UK-based e2v technologies plc said today that the two have completed the $789M acquisition of e2v by Teledyne. teledyne merger acquisition image vision recognition sensor cameraThe deal had been announced in December. e2v develops machine vision products, including image sensors and custom cameras and applications.

Illumina Completes GenoLogics Acquisition

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San Diego-based life sciences equipment maker Illumina said today that it has completed its acquisition of GeneLogics Life Sciences Software , which makes laboratory information management systems for the life sciences industry. illumina genologics merger acquisition management software genomics gene sequencing lifescience equipment

Snapchat Confirms Acquisition Of Bitmoji

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Venice-based Snapchat has confirmed its acquisition of Bitmoji, the developer of software which lets people create their own, personalized "emoji", which they can insert into Snapchat. merger bitmoji snapchat acquisition comic strip emoji softwareThe company--which announced the deal via a comic strip on Tuesday--said Bitmoji's team has joined Snapchat as part of the deal. Snapchat reported paid around $100M for Bitmoji's parent company, Bitstrips. READ MORE>>.

Peregrine Semiconductor Acquisition Completes

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The $471M acquisition of San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor is now complete, with Peregrine now officially owned by Japanese company Murata , Murata said Friday. Murata had announced the acquisition of Peregrine in August. peregrine semiconductor merger acquisition japan japanese international murata hardware radio frequency

Trump Blocks Broadcom's Acquisition Of Qualcomm, Citing National Security

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broadcom qualcomm merger acquisition semiconductor president trumpIn a surprise move, President Trump issued an order late Monday evening, blocking the proposed takeover of San Diego-based Qualcomm by Broadcom , citing national defense--despite Broadcom's efforts to relocate its headquarters back to the United States.

Who's Next For IPO, Acquisition In Southern California?

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It's been a banner year for acquisitions and IPOs in Southern California--with such acquisitions as the $2 billion acquisition of Vizio in June; the acquisition of Dollar Shave Club in February; and the IPO of The Trade Desk last week.

MaintenanceNet Acquisition By Cisco Completes

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Carlsbad-based cloud software developer MaintenanceNet is now officially part of Cisco, Cisco said this week, after it completed its acquisition deal for the company. Cisco had announced its acquisition of MaintenanceNet on July 8th, saying it would pay $139M for the startup. maintenancenet merger acquisition cisco recurring software revenue contract cloud

Sofie Biosciences Completes Acquisition Of ZevacorPharma

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Culver City-based Sofie Biosciences says it has completed its acquisition of Zevacor Pharma , and has rebranded itself as SOFIE , according to the company. Sofie is a developer of molecular imaging tools, used in PET imaging and radiosynthesis of PET compounds. Zevacor operates 16 radiopharmacies and provides contract manufacturing services. READ MORE>>. sofie biosciences zevacor pharma pharmaceuticals biotech lifescience contract manufacturing

Leaf Group Seeks To Raise $22M For Acquisition, Other Efforts

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Leaf Group says it does not have any specific acquisitions in mind. leaf group merger acquisition consumer internet saatch society6Santa Monica-based Leaf Group , the publicly traded consumer Internet company best known for running such sites as Saatchi Art, Society6, EHow, and Livestrong, said it is looking to offer and sell approximately $22M in shares of its common stock.

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NantCell Ups Altor BioScience Acquisition Offer

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nantcell altor bioscience merger acquisition nantworks patrick soon shiong biotech lifescienceCulver City-based NantCell , one of the companies that is part of Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantWorks group of companies, is acquiring Altor Bioscience. The deal is worth approximately $290M. According to NantCell, it will pay $2.00 in cash or NantCell common stock for each share of Altor BioScience stock, with an additional $4.00

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Broadcom Shareholders Give Nod To Avago Acquisition

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Irvine-based Broadcom said late Tuesday afternoon that its shareholders have approved the acquisition of the company by Avago Technologies Limited. broadcom avago merger acquisition semiconductor approval

Rubicon Project Completes Chango Acquisition

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Los Angeles-based online advertising technology developer Rubicon Project said Monday that it has completed its acquisition of Chango , which develops intent marketing technology. Rubicon had announced the acquisition on April 1st. rubicon project chango merger acquisition intente marketing advertising

Quidel Closes On Acquisition Of Assets From Alere

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San Diego-based diagnostic testing equipment maker Quidel has closed on its acquisition of Alere's Triage cardiovascular and toxicology business, the company said on Friday, in a deal worth up to $680M in total. quidel alere diagnostic cardiovascular toxicology merger acquisition biotech lifescience

WebMetro Acquisition Completes

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The companies had announced the acquisition in July. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been announced by the company. webmetro teletech merger acquisition digital agency search marketing San Dimas-based search and digital marketing firm WebMetro is now officially part of TeleTech Holdings , TeleTech said this morning. WebMetro becomes part of TeleTech''s Customer Growth Services division, Revana. READ MORE>>.

J2 Global Pays $20M As Part Of Oookla Acquisition

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Los Angeles-based J2 Global says it has paid $20M in a contingent payment, related to the company's acquisition of Oookla , back in 2014. J2 Global said the payments were part of a total of $52M spent on acquisitions plus its regular dividend in Q2. global j2global ookla merger acquisitionj2 Global announced its results on Thursday, saying its Q2 2017 revenues increased to $273.2M, an all time record. READ MORE>>.

Ten-X Acquisition By Thomas H. Lee Completes

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Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. tenx thomas auction venture capital merger acquisition private equityIrvine-based Ten-X , an online real estate marketplace, is now officially owned by private equity investor Thomas H. Lee Partners , T.H. Lee said this morning. The deal was originally announced in August.

Microsemi Completes $130M Acquisition of Vectron International's Timing Business

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Aliso Viejo-based semiconductor developer Microsemi said it has completed its acquisition of the high performance timing business of Vectron International. microsemi vectron international knowles merger acquisition semiconductor crystal oscillatorThe deal was worth $130M. Microsemi acquired the business from Knowles Corporation.

Scopely Gets $60M For Expansion, Acquisitions

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According to Scopely, the new funding will go towards strategic investments, commercial partners, and acquisitions. Los Angeles-based mobile gaming developer Scopely has raised $60M in a new funding, the company announced on Thursday, in a round led by Revolution Growth. The round also included Greenspring Associates, Sands Capital Ventures, Cross Creek Advisors, and Pritzker Group Venture Capital. As part of the funding, Donn Davis of Revolution Growth will join the company's board.

Aperio Acquisition Completes

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The acquisition of Vista, California-based Aperio by German firm Leica Biosystems has completed, the firms said Thursday. aperio leica biosystems lifescience merger acquisition exit digital pathology hardware equipmentAperio, a maker of digital pathology and slide digitization systems, and Leica had announced the deal on August 21st. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed.

Broadcom Completes BroadLight Acquisition

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Irvine-based Broadcom said late Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of BroadLight , the developer of networking and fiber access passive optical network (PON) processors. broadcom broadlight merger acquisition semiconductor israeli optical networking hardware

Report: DreamWorks Animation, Comcast In Acquisition Talks

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dreamworks comcast merger acquisition rumor entertainment hollywood animated animationA report this morning from the WSJ says that Glendale-based DreamWorks Animation SKG and Comcast are in talks, where Comcast will pay more than $3 billion for DreamWorks. Comcast already owns Universal Pictures. The WSJ report cited "people familiar with the matter" in its report, which it says will put Comcast up against Walt Disney Co. in the family entertainment business. READ MORE>>.

Microsemi Completes Acquisition of Vitesse

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Aliso Viejo-based a href="[link] said this morning that it has completed its tender offer for Camarillo-based Vitesse , and now expects its acquisition to complete later today. microsemi vitesse merger acquisition semiconductor high speedMicrosemi had been offering $5.28 per share in cash for all of the outstanding stock of the semiconductor manufacturer, in a deal worth approximately $389M.

MaxLinear Completes Acquisition Of Broadcom Unit

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Carlsbad-based MaxLinear announced late Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Irvine-based Broadcom's wireless infrastructure backhaul business. The company said the acquisition will help it expand into the wireless infrastructure market. semiconductor acquisition merger frequency radio circuit integrated signal mixed backhaul wireless broadcom maxlinear

Clearlake Capital Completes Acquisition

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Santa Monica-based private equity firm Clearlake Capital has completed the acquisition of the North American Rental and Tubular Services divisions of Archer Limited, the firm said today. irongate archer tubular acquisition merger capital clearlake The new company will be renamed IronGate Energy Services. Financial terms of the buy were not announced.

Emulex Completes Endace Acquisition

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Costa Mesa-based Emulex announced Monday that it has completed its acquisition of Endace , the provider of network performance management and monitoring appliances. Emulex had announced the acquisition of Endace in December. emulex endace merger acquisition network performance management hardareThe deal was worth approximately $130M.

Teledyne Completes Bolt Technology Acquisition

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Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies said Tuesday afternoon that it has complted its acquisition of Bolt Technology Corporation. teledyne technologies bolt technology merger acquisition marine underwater vehicle cable The deal was worth approximately $171M, or $22.00 per share in cash.

EcoATM Gets New CEO After Private Equity Acquisition

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Maquera as its CEO, after the completion of the company's acquisition by private equity investor Apollo Global Management. ecoatm otuwerall redbox coinstar merger acquisition executiveSan Diego-based ecoATM has appointed David D. Apollo paid approximately $1.6 billion for ecoAtM's parent company, Outerwall , which it is splitting back into three separate companies--Redbox, Coinstar, and ecoATM.

Reports: Tidal, Apple In Acquisition Talks

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tidal music apple computer merger acquisition rumor streaming jayzA report from the WSJ late Thursday said that Apple Computer is in discussions with music service Tidal --founded by Jay-Z--to acquire the company. No pricing details on the potential deal--which the Journal said "may not result in a deal"--were released. READ MORE>>.