SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
Executive Peggy Johnson is leaving Qualcomm Inc. after nearly two and a half decades at the San Diego tech company, a Qualcomm spokesman confirmed.
Cubic Corp. said on July 29 that it received a contract worth more than $700 million to provide fare collection services to London’s mass transit system.
San Diego-based investment firm BBL Commercial Real Estate and Westbrook Partners of New York City have purchased the Fifth Avenue Financial Center in Bankers Hill, better known locally as “The Mister A’s Building,” BBL officials announced.
Correlation Ventures, a San Diego venture capital firm that invests only with other venture firms and has deployed $166 million, said it added eight new portfolio companies during the second quarter of this year, bringing the total number of companies it’s funded to 88.
The California Department of Finance has approved $4.9 million in funding, needed to move forward with development of the $17.7 million Horton Plaza Park project in downtown San Diego.
The San Diego chapter of Tech Coast Angels said its investments in the first half of this year, $7.3 million, matched the total invested in all of 2013.
The Food and Drug Administration has warned CareFusion 2200 Inc., a subsidiary of San Diego-based CareFusion Corp., that it failed to satisfactorily investigate and respond to 32 complaints of particulate matter and debris found in certain medical devices
Sequenom Inc., a life sciences company that provides genetic analysis solutions, and Mayo Medical Laboratories, one of the top providers of esoteric laboratory services in the U.S., have announced a license agreement for Sequenom’s noninvasive prenatal testing patents and applications.
NuVasive reported second quarter 2014 revenue of $190.7 million as compared with $165.7 million from the previous year.
Medical Marijuana Inc., a San Diego publicly traded company (OTC: MJNA) said it officially assumes control of Dixie Botanicals, a Denver based business that makes cannabidiols (CBD), the main component in a variety of hemp oil products, in a transaction that will likely increase its staff.
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co., a therapeutics company focused on unmet life-threatening diseases, announced the closing of its underwritten $56.6 million public offering.
Private equity firm Pathfinder Partners LLC and developer Lanshire Housing Partners LLC, both of San Diego, have broken ground on Bahia Vista Townhomes, a $5.6 million multifamily project in Chula Vista’s Marina District.
In a required second vote, San Diego City Council members approved a series of minimum wage hikes.
San Diego County contracts for future construction rose 50 percent from a year ago in the first six months of 2014, with residential and nonresidential projects topping $2.63 billion, according to the latest data from McGraw Hill Construction.
ViaSat Inc. said on July 28 that it acquired certain assets of Georgia-based Gray Labs Inc. for undisclosed terms.
PaxVax, Inc., a Redwood City-based vaccine company with manufacturing facilities in San Diego, announced that it has secured up to $62 million in additional funding as part of the acquisition of an oral typhoid vaccine, Vivotif, from Crucell Switzerland AG.
Reese Anthony Jarrett was named the head of Civic San Diego, the city’s nonprofit for public-private development projects and programs, by Mayor Kevin Faulconer.
San Diego-based Sapphire Energy Inc., a producer of algae cultivation technologies, appointed James Levine as president, CEO and board member, the company announced.
Carlsbad-based 3E Co., a provider of environmental health and safety compliance and information management services, appointed Uday Virkud as president and CEO, the company announced.
Denali California Faraday Industrial LLC, an entity of Dallas-based Lincoln Property Co., has purchased the Carlsbad building housing the corporate headquarters of SKLZ for $21 million.