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On the Agenda: Mixers highlight week for business groups

Business and professional groups are scheduling a slew of social events this week. Mixers, potlucks and luaus are on the agenda.

Ginger Jacobs of Jacobs & Schlesinger LLP will discuss “Immigration Remedies for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Other Violent Crime” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at San Diego Law Library's main branch, 1105 Front St. in San Diego. For more information, see sandiegolawlibrary.com.

Poway Chamber of Commerce will hold a membership orientation for members and prospective members from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Poway Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, 13381 Poway Road. For more information, call 858-748-0016 or visit www.poway.com.

The topic of the TAG Nonprofit Leadership Forum will be “Branding in the Digital Age and How to Position your Nonprofit for Competitive Success.” The talk will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the San Diego Foundation, 2508 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 200 in Liberty Station. For more information, see www.teamtag.net.

San Diego SHRM will hold its August membership mixer luau from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dave & Buster's, 2931 Camino del Rio North in San Diego. For more information, see www.sdshrm.org.

MIT Enterprise Forum will hold a wine social with more than 20 boutique wineries from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way in La Jolla. For more information, call 858-964-1300.

Urban Land Institute will host a project tour of the completed Sofia Lofts at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at 3045 Broadway in Golden Hill. Sofia Lofts are a stylish renovation of an existing historic home with modern development. For more information, see sandiego.uli.org.

The Iranian American Bar Association will hold a sunset summer mixer from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Hotel Solamar and JSix, 435 Sixth Ave. in San Diego. For more information, email hass@sadeghilegal.com.

San Diego Workforce Partnership will hold a workshop on “How To Do Business With SDWP,” covering federal funding, services and submitting proposals. The event will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Parkway Community Center, 373 Park Way in Chula Vista. For more information, call 619-228-2900 or email rsvp@workforce.org.

Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego will hold its annual potluck summer barbecue from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Gazebo 6, the northernmost one on Toscana in UTC, Nobel Recreation Center, 8820 Judicial Drive in San Diego. For more information, contact palsd@hotmail.com.


Local earnings

Monday: Cubic Corp., CUB; Halozyme Therapeutics Inc., HALO; Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc., ISIS; Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc., LGND; Mad Catz Interactive Inc., MCZ; PICO Holdings Inc., PICO; ViaSat Inc., VSAT

Tuesday: ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc., ACAD; BioMed Realty Trust Inc., BMR; Bridgepoint Education Inc., BPI; Zogenix Inc., ZGNX

Wednesday: DexCom Inc., DXCM; Jack In The Box Inc., JACK; Neurocrine Biosciences Inc., NBIX; Novatel Wireless Inc., NVTL; Regulus Therapeutics Inc., RGLS

Thursday: BofI Holding Inc., BOFI; CareFusion Corp., CFN; Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc., KTOS; Orexigen Therapeutics Inc., OREX; Sempra Energy., SRE; Volcano Corp., VOLC

Friday: None scheduled


IPOs planned

The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week:

GWG Holdings Inc. - Minneapolis, 1.6 million shares, priced $12 to $14, managed by MLV & Co. Proposed Nasdaq Capital Market symbol GWGH. Business: Holds a portfolio of life insurance policies worth over $250 million.

Green Bancorp - Houston, 4.7 million shares, priced $15 to $17, managed by Sandler O'Neill and Jefferies. Proposed Nasdaq symbol GNBC. Business: Texas bank with 12 branches in the Houston, Dallas and Austin MSAs.

Hoegh LNG Partners LP - Oslo, Norway, 9.6 million common units, priced $19 to $21, managed by Citigroup, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Morgan Stanley. Proposed NYSE symbol HMLP. Business: MLP formed by Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. to own three floating storage and regasification units.

iDreamSky Technology Ltd. - Shenzhen, China, 7.7 million American depositary shares, each representing 4 class A ordinary shares, priced $12 to $14, managed by Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, and Stifel. Proposed Nasdaq symbol DSKY. Business: Mobile game publisher with 100 million monthly active users.

Independence Contract Drilling Inc. - Houston, 10 million shares, priced $14 to $16, managed by Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, and Tudor, Pickering, Holt. Proposed NYSE symbol ICD. Business: Operates nine contracted land drilling rigs for E&Ps in the Permian Basin.

T2 Biosystems - Lexington, Mass., 4 million shares, priced $15 to $17, managed by Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Proposed Nasdaq symbol TTOO. Business: Developing diagnostics tests that screen for sepsis and hemostasis.

The following were scheduled for the week of July 28, have been delayed until the week of Aug. 4:

Auris Medical Holding AG - Zug, Switzerland, 6.9 million common shares, priced $10 to $12, managed by Jefferies, and Leerink Partners. Proposed Nasdaq symbol EARS. Business: Biotech developing treatments for inner ear disorders.

Tobira Therapeutics Inc. - San Francisco, 4.6 million shares, priced $12 to $14, managed by BMO Capital Markets, JMP Securities, and Oppenheimer. Proposed Nasdaq symbol TBRA. Business: Biotech developing an immunotherapy treatment for liver disease (NASH) and HIV.

Zosano Pharma Corp. - Fremont, Calif., 6.4 million shares, priced $10 to $12, managed by Wedbush PacGrow, Ladenburg Thalmann, and Roth Capital. Proposed Nasdaq symbol ZSAN. Business: Biotech developing a transdermal delivery system to treat osteoporosis.


National Events


No events scheduled


The Commerce Department issues factory orders for June; and the Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for July.

CVS Caremark Corp. and Walt Disney Co. report quarterly financial results.


The Commerce Department releases international trade data for June.

Mondelez International Inc. reports quarterly financial results.


The Labor Department reports weekly jobless claims; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates; the Federal Reserve issues consumer credit data for June; and selected chain retailers release July sales.

Fannie Mae reports quarterly financial results.


The Labor Department reports second-quarter productivity data; and the Commerce Department issues wholesale trade inventories for June.

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