HemaCare Acquired For $380M

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Northridge-based HemaCare , which develops products for the cell therapy market, has been acquired by Charles River Laboratories International , in a deal worth $380M in cash, the companies announced early this morning. Charles River said the acquisition will help it expand its scientific capabilities in the emerging, high-growth cell therapy sector. cellular lifescience biotech therapy cell acquisition merger hemacare

HARMAN Acquired By Samsung Electronics For $8.0 Billion

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Samsung said the acquisition will help boost its presence in the infotainment, telematics, and sound management areas. Harman has a large plant in Northridge, among other operations in the area. harman samsung electronics merger acquisition hardware automotive soundAutomotive electronics manufacturer HARMAN , which has major operations in Southern California, has been acquired by Samsung Electronics for approximately $8.0 billion, the two announced this morning.