Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Lovell Minnick Partners Buys SRS Acquiom
Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity investor which has one of its offices in Los Angeles, has acquired a majority of SRS Acquiom, a provider of technology-enabled services for the mergers and acquisition (M&A) market. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. SRS Acquiom's technology and services are used in the M&A settlement and risk management areas, including shareholder representation, escrow administration, dealing with pre-closing shareholder solicitations, and many o (More info...)

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Myotek Acquires Amptech
Irvine-based Myotek, a manufacturer of automotive OEM vehicle lighting products, has acquired Michigan-based Amptech, a manufacturer of circuit boards and electronic assemblies, according to private equity investor New Water Capital, L.P. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Amptech was founded in 1980, and is based in Manistee, Michigan, where it designs, engineers, and manufactures circuit boards for the automotive, utility, and other industrial markets. The companies said (More info...)

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ZipRecruiter Expands Board With GoDaddy, LinkedIn, Facebook Execs
Los Angeles-based ZipRecruiter, which operates an artificial intelligence-driven online employment marketplace, has named three new, high profile board members, the company said last week. According to ZipRecruiter, it has added GoDaddy's Black Irving, Facebook's Cipora Herman, and LinkedIn's Emilie Choi to its board of directors. Irving was most recently CEO of GoDaddy, and also served at Microsoft and Yahoo, and sits on the board of Docusign. Herman was Vice President of Finance and Treasurer (More info...)

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Semtech Gets Design Win
Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor developer Semtech announced a design win this morning, saying that smart home technology developer Savant is using the company's chips in a design. According to Semtech, Savant is using its BlueRiver AV-over-IP chipsets for a new IP video product line. Those products provider 4K video over IP to residential and commercial markets. Shipment volumes and financial impact of the win were not announced.

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Newegg Plans Holiday Sale Launch Next Week
Los Angeles-based online electronics retailer Newegg said today that it is planning its launch of its holiday sales starting next week, on November 19th. The company--like many others--has steadily been moving its holiday sales earlier and earlier in the year. According to Newegg, this year it will have a "six-day Black Friday" sale on its products, with sales starting on Monday, November 19th with deepest discounts on Saturday, November 24th.

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Scientist.com Expands In Asia
San Diego-based outsourced, scientific services marketplace Scientist.com said this morning that it is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region, and has opened up a new office in Tokyo, Japan. According to the firm, it recently created marketplaces for several Japanese pharmaceutical companies. The company said it is opening up a office in Tokyo at the Nihonbashi Life Sciences building, where UC San Diego and other major life sciences companies also house international offices.

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