SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
Carlsbad-based Nexternal, a cloud eCommerce platform provider, has been acquired by HighJump, a global provider of supply chain management solutions, Software Equity Group announced.
Bastyr University announced the selection of Charles “Mac” Powell as its new president. He will oversee the university’s campuses and clinics located in San Diego and Washington state.
Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index declined in March, decreasing 0.6 of a percentage point to a level of 118.8, Comerica said.
San Diego foreclosure rates fell one-tenth of a percentage point in March compared to last year, with 0.42 percent of outstanding mortgage loans foreclosing, according to CoreLogic.
San Diego drugmaker Zogenix said Wednesday that a drug once used to fight obesity before it was taken off the market may help treat a rare disease that causes severe seizures in young children.
National University announced an anonymous $20 million gift for the national expansion of the Sanford Education Programs. The gift — the largest in the university’s history — combined with a 50 percent matching contribution of $10 million from National University, raises the total amount dedicated to initiatives that support PreK-12 student learning and development to $30 million.
Audio company Sound United, a division of DEI Holdings, has moved several operations from its Baltimore location to its facility in Vista.
San Diego-based Pathfinder Partners LLC, specializing in real estate investments, announced it completed the sales of an $8.7 million, 96-unit apartment property in Phoenix and a 78-unit apartment community in Seattle for $7.5 million.
NTT DOCOMO Inc., Japan’s largest mobile telecom carrier, will be the first to use Qualcomm Inc.’s Sense ID biometrics platform, Qualcomm said on May 25.
Cubic Corp. has announced a contract with the Canadian army valued at more than $5.5 million.
Boost Academy, Inc., developer of an interactive math tutoring platform for the iPad, announced that it has successfully closed a $600,000 seed round of financing.
Chicago-based tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton LLP said Tuesday it was adding a former IBM vice president to its San Diego office as a principal in its advisory practice.
Kilroy Realty Corp. and three community groups announced that they have reached a compromise that allows a scaled-down version of the One Paseo mixed-used development project to move forward.
Deepak Chopra, the well-known alternative medicine practitioner, is launching the 2015 Corporate Wellness Symposium, a day-long seminar for HR executives and wellness practitioners in Carlsbad on May 27 at the LaCosta Resort and Spa.
NuVasive, Inc., a leading medical device company, announced that Gregory T. Lucier has been appointed chief executive officer, effective immediately. Lucier has been serving as interim CEO since April and will continue as chairman of the NuVasive board of directors.
San Diego’s unemployment rate fell to 4.8 percent in April, the lowest since December 2007, according to California Employment Development Department figures released on April 22, below the California unemployment rate of 6.3 percent and the national rate of 5.1 percent.
Shareholders of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. re-elected the company’s board and approved an advisory measure on executive compensation during the company’s annual meeting May 20.
Some of the business events planned for the week of May 25, 2015, and beyond.
Tribune Publishing Co. recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of MLIM LLC, owner of the San Diego Union-Tribune, as well as nine community weeklies and related digital properties in San Diego County.
MNC Hospitality Inc. of Los Angeles has purchased the 43-room Best Western Country Inn hotel in Poway for $4.5 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.