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After half a decade of job cuts, General Dynamics Nassco is changing course by hiring large amounts of workers.
Aiming to boost innovation and entrepreneurship in San Diego, University of California has announced plans for a venture capital fund to finance startups created on campuses, offering financial backing to the university-housed projects of which VC firms often steer clear.
Escondido-based Realty Income Corp. is conducting a public offering of $250 million in senior unsecured notes, expected to close on Sept. 23.
Precision One Medical Inc., a privately-held manufacturer of dental implants and components in Oceanside, was acquired by BioHorizons, an Alabama company that operates in the same industry.
If you think you’re coming up short in the never-ending effort to make ends meet, you’re not alone, looking at a recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Opponents of a planned hike in San Diego’s minimum wage said they have collected more than 56,000 petition signatures, well above the 34,000 required to place the issue before voters.
San Diego chipmaker Entropic Communications Inc. said on Sept. 16 that it hired an investment bank to help it evaluate “strategic options to enhance shareholder value.”
Huntington Capital, a San Diego private equity firm, said one of its portfolio companies, Residential Design Services, Inc., an outsourced interior designer, was acquired by another private equity firm, resulting in “a high return on investment.”
Imagenetix Inc., a San Diego-based company developing over-the-counter topical creams, skincare products and nutritional supplements, announced that its post-bankruptcy Plan of Reorganization was confirmed and all provisions of the plan were approved by Judge Margaret Mann of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California with an effective date of September 16, 2014, enabling the company to emerge from bankruptcy.
Tory Nixon, who heads up the San Diego division for California Bank & Trust, was named to oversee the bank’s Northern California division as well.
Pure Financial Advisors Inc., a Mission Valley based wealth management firm, said it surpassed the $1 billion mark in assets under management this year while increasing its client base to 1,200.
Youngevity International Inc., a Chula Vista direct marketing business of gourmet coffees and other products, said is wholly owned subsidiary, CLR Roasters, completed a previously announced $4.35 million sale of secured convertible notes and warrants for an aggregate total of $4.75 million.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to hire 85 new workers as part of an expansion underway at its Poway Walmart location, set for completion this fall.
Leaders of Realty Income Corp. recently rang the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange, marking the Escondido-based company’s 20th anniversary as a publicly traded company.
RF Industries Ltd., a San Diego-based maker and distributor of wireless cable assemblies, reported fiscal 2014 third quarter sales of $5.5 million, down from $9.4 million in sales for the like quarter of 2013.