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How Effective is That Dog Drug Off the Shelf?

Simulations Plus to test veterinary medicines for the FDA.

Simulations Plus to test veterinary medicines for the FDA.

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Inter/Media Ad Campaign Puts Some Oomph into Pill

Advertising: Direct, retail sales strong for ExtenZe.

Inter/Media Advertising creates new campaign for ExtenZe. Column by Mark Madler

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ValueClick Takes Poison Pill to Fend Off Takeovers

Westlake Village-based ValueClick Inc. has adopted a so-called "poison pill" stockholder rights plan aimed at staving off a potential hostile takeover.

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Qualstar Responds to Takeover Bid With Poison Pill

The Qualstar Corp. board of directors adopted on Wednesday a poison pill provision in response to a takeover attempt by the Simi Valley company’s second largest shareholder.

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Court: No Quick Trial on OCP

A chancery court judge denied a request by Oplink Communications to expedite its lawsuit challenging a "poison pill" provision by Optical Communications Products to protect its minority shareholders from a buyout.

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Tix Corp. Refutes 'Poison Pill' Tactic

Tix Corp. has rejected a claim by a major shareholder that he has triggered a “poison pill” provision in shareholders rights plan, the company announced Monday.

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MGM Buyout Could Fix Tix

ACQUISITION: Discount ticket vendor in talks with hotelier.

Discount ticket seller in buyout talks.

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Qualstar Investor Drops Takeover Bid

BKF Capital Group Inc. announced Monday it has withdrawn its offer to acquire a majority stake in Qualstar Corp. in response to the Simi Valley company adopting a poison pill provision to prevent such a takeover.

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Westlake Village’s Townsgate Technology Center Sells for $12 Million

Townsgate Technology Center, a 60,478-square-foot office building in Westlake Village, has sold for $12 million, or $198 a square foot.

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Disintegration Tester Coming Together for Firm

PHARMACEUTICAL: Hanson upgrading device that tests how pills dissolve in bodies.

Hanson Research is wrapping up development on an updated piece of test equipment used in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Lief Labs

Lief Labs

Lief Organics, doing business as Lief Labs, has bulked up its industrial muscles during the pandemic.

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Poison Pill Wards Off Hostile Takeover – for Now

Investment: Large investor in Qualstar to renew fight with own board slate.

INVESTMENT: Steven Bronson still has plans to gain control of Qualstar Corp.

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Amgen Declares Dividend

Biopharmaceutical giant Amgen Inc. declared a 47 cent dividend for the second quarter of 2013 as shares of the company traded at an all-time high.

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OCP Reports Net Loss in Q2

Optical Communications Products, Inc. reported a net loss of $17 million for the second quarter of its fiscal year, the company announced.

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BKF Renews Qualstar Takeover Bid

BKF Capital Group Inc. is again seeking to take over Qualstar Corp., a Simi Valley manufacturer of data tape storage products.

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Biosimilars From Amgen, Allergan For Sale in U.S.

List prices will start at 15 percent lower than original brands.

List prices will start at 15 percent lower than original brands.

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Pharmavite Pill New Alternative to Fish Oil

Northridge manufacturer responds to consumer requests for Omega-3 without animal source.

Nature Made launches vegetarian alternative to fish-oil vitamins

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Digest add

State Farm Insurance Co. secretly agreed to pay a $100 million settlement to 117 policyholders whose homes were damaged in the 1994 Northridge earthquake.

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Sale of OCP Shares Closes

Oplink Communications, Inc. closed on its purchase of a majority share of fiber optic components manufacturer Optical Communications Products, Inc.

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