What a way to usher in a new fiscal year -- the first quarter of 2014 saw venture capital investment at its highest level since the first quarter of 2001, and mergers and acquisitions at their highest quarterly figure since the third quarter of 2000.
Vital Therapies Inc. (NASDAQ: VTL) announced Wednesday evening the pricing of its initial public offering of 4.5 million shares of common stock, at a price to the public of $12 per share.
Sirona Biochem Corp. has retained the services of San Diego Torrey Hills Capital Inc. to provide market awareness and investor relations services.
Accelrys Inc. reported the availability of two new mobile applications supporting key life sciences workflows and real-time collaboration, and Lrad Corp. reported the receipt of a $760,000 order for LRAD 500X and 1000Xi systems, and accessories for a new customer in Northern Africa, according to company announcements, SEC filings and Bloomberg News.
San Diego County Credit Union has announced that Pat Zervic has been named senior vice president of real estate and Carolyn Hatten-Kissick has been named senior vice president of operations and card services.