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Dubroff: Vandenberg, Cal Poly blasting off with mission to Mars

By   /  Friday, April 27th, 2018  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Columns, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Vandenberg, Cal Poly blasting off with mission to Mars

Henry Dubroff

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Baxalta laying off 100 employees in Thousand Oaks

By   /  Thursday, March 3rd, 2016  /  East Ventura County, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Baxalta laying off 100 employees in Thousand Oaks

Baxalta, a biotechnology company with 1,200 employees in Thousand Oaks, is laying off 100 workers at that office on May 1. Layoffs will affect 239 Baxalta employees across the state at offices in Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles and Van Nuys, according to notices filed March 2 with the state of California. At Baxalta’s office at Read More →

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Shire buying Conejo Valley’s Baxalta

By   /  Friday, January 15th, 2016  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Top Stories, Top Story  /  Comments Off on Shire buying Conejo Valley’s Baxalta

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Baxalta’s fast exit shows need for corporate tax fix

By   /  Friday, January 15th, 2016  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Baxalta’s fast exit shows need for corporate tax fix

Baxalta, we hardly knew ya. Just six months after it was spun off from parent Baxter International, Baxalta, a major employer in East Ventura County, is to be sold to Shire, an Irish firm. The future of some 1,200 employees in Westlake Village and the Newbury Park area of Thousand Oaks is now uncertain, as Read More →

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Shire acquiring Baxalta for $32 billion

By   /  Monday, January 11th, 2016  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Shire acquiring Baxalta for $32 billion

Shire PLC sweetened the pot and Baxalta Inc. investors took the bait in a deal announced early Jan. 11. Dublin-based Shire announced a $30 billion bid for Deefield, Ill.-based Baxalta on Aug. 4. On Jan. 11, the companies announced Shire will acquire Baxalta for $32 billion. Baxalta employs about 2,000 people in Thousand Oaks and Read More →

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Dubroff: Washington dysfunction over taxes could cost jobs in Tri-Counties

By   /  Friday, August 7th, 2015  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Columns, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Washington dysfunction over taxes could cost jobs in Tri-Counties

This is a column about how dysfunction in Washington is handing billions over to Wall Street while threatening thousands of jobs on the Central Coast. Just a year ago, Allergan shut its Goleta breast implant operation after it came under siege from corporate raiders, Activis, a New Jersey-based company that used an acquisition in Ireland Read More →

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Shire makes $30 billion bid for Thousands Oaks’ Baxalta

By   /  Tuesday, August 4th, 2015  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Shire makes $30 billion bid for Thousands Oaks’ Baxalta

One of the biggest employers in Ventura County faces an ownership change less than one month after it was spun off from its Chicago-area parent. Shire Plc, a pharma company based in Dublin, Ireland, stunned the markets on Aug. 4 with a $30 billion bid for Baxalta. Baxalta, which employs around 2,000 at two locations Read More →

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