SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
Receptos Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing drug candidates to treat immune and metabolic diseases, announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering at $360 million for 3,600,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $100 per share.
San Diego State University has broken ground on South Campus Plaza, a $143 million mixed-use student housing and retail project slated for completion in fall 2016.
San Diego-based BioMed Realty Trust Inc. and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard announced a strategic partnership to foster innovation and promote relationships between academia and the life science industry.
The 36th annual Chargers Blood Drive, sponsored by San Diego County Credit Union, will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 25 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Town and Country Resort Hotel & Convention Center in Mission Valley.
SoCal Penske Dealer Group of Los Angeles has acquired Drew Ford and Drew Hyundai in La Mesa, both part of a family-run dealership company established in 1927, for an undisclosed price.
Isaac Capital Group LLC, a San Diego-based private investment firm, said it closed a $5 million preferred stock purchase in Dataram Corp., a New Jersey-based manufacturer of computer memory and software products.
Imperial Beach Resort LLC of Henderson, Nev., has purchased Beach Town Rentals, a 31-unit apartment property in Imperial Beach, for $5.5 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
PsychArmor, a nonprofit that helps veterans and their families, recently received a $1 million donation from the Rebecca Moores Foundation. The grant will help launch the Moores Center for Military Service Providers, which will assist civilian mental health practitioners who care for veterans, as well as others who provide similar services.
Evolva Holding SA announced it has agreed to acquire San Diego-based Allylix Inc. in an all-stock transaction.
Organovo Holdings Inc., a company that creates human tissues by 3-D bioprinting, announced the release of a commercial version of its bioprinted human liver tissue, specifically designed for testing drug toxicity.
ResMed Inc., a San Diego-based company that develops medical devices for sleep apnea and other sleep-related breathing disorders, announced that its newest sleep-monitoring device will be available through Apple retail stores in the United States and from the Apple Online Store.
Ralphs Grocery Co. of Los Angeles has announced plans to fill an estimated 1,200 permanent positions at its supermarkets in Southern California.
Franklin Wireless Corp., a San Diego maker of high-speed wireless modems and routers, reported fiscal 2015 first quarter net sales of $13.6 million, compared with $1.4 million in net sales for the like period of the prior fiscal year.
The Little Italy Association and San Diego-based developer H.G. Fenton Co. plan a Dec. 1 groundbreaking for Piazza Famiglia, a 10,000-square-foot public plaza serving the downtown neighborhood.
Restaurant operator Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group has announced a Nov. 30 closing for its Pizzeria Mozza in downtown San Diego, which opened a year ago among the first tenants at The Headquarters at Seaport District.
The San Diego Padres are transforming Petco Park into a Holiday Wonderland that includes interactive lighting displays, falling snow, reindeer, flocked trees, and Santa Claus for 12 nights starting Dec. 5.
IFAN Financial Inc., a San Diego company that develops and distributes software to enable mobile payments, said it completed a share exchange with shareholders of Mobicash America Inc., and acquired the business as a wholly owned subsidiary.
San Diego-based 5Barz International Inc., which produces wireless communications infrastructure, said in a Nov. 17 securities filing that it raised $3.45 million by selling 23 million shares at 15 cents per share. The business sold the shares between March 6 and Nov. 14.
Soci, an Internet company based in downtown San Diego, said it received $1.5 million in series A funding. Peter Fisher, co-founder of Shepherd Ventures, led the round. Silicon Valley Growth Syndicate provided the anchor investment. Other investors included Asaf Benhaim, Trevor Klein and David Klein.
San Diego-based Human Longevity Inc., a biological data-driven human health technology and cell therapy company, announced a collaborative agreement with King’s College London to access its TwinsUK Registry.