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March 18, 2000 | Bloomberg News
First Consulting Group Inc., a consultant to hospitals and pharmaceutical companies in North America and Europe, said it probably will have a first-quarter loss because of a staff shortage. Long Beach-based First Consulting forecast a loss of 5 cents to 7 cents a share, contrasted with earnings of 16 cents a year earlier. Analysts had expected per-share earnings of 8 cents. The company said revenue will be $63 million to $65 million in the first quarter, less than it expected.
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May 25, 2000 | Indraneel Sur
First Consulting Group, a Long Beach health-care consultancy, has acquired the Web site and e-commerce design division of privately held Doghouse Productions of Seattle for $4 million in cash and stock, executives said. The division, renamed FCG Doghouse, would provide complete site design and operation services to health-care and technology clients out of offices in Seattle and Vienna, Va., and could later expand into Los Angeles, Denver and Chicago.
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February 13, 1998 | From Bloomberg News
First Consulting Group Inc., which provides information technology and other consulting services to health-care companies, raised $52.2 million Thursday in an initial stock sale that values the company at $198 million. The Long Beach-based company sold 4 million shares, a 26% stake, at $13 each. That was $1 above the $10 to $12 range set by Hambrecht & Quist LLC, the firm that led underwriters in the sale.
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March 18, 2000 | Bloomberg News
First Consulting Group Inc., a consultant to hospitals and pharmaceutical companies in North America and Europe, said it probably will have a first-quarter loss because of a staff shortage. Long Beach-based First Consulting forecast a loss of 5 cents to 7 cents a share, contrasted with earnings of 16 cents a year earlier. Analysts had expected per-share earnings of 8 cents. The company said revenue will be $63 million to $65 million in the first quarter, less than it expected.
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May 25, 2000 | Indraneel Sur
First Consulting Group, a Long Beach health-care consultancy, has acquired the Web site and e-commerce design division of privately held Doghouse Productions of Seattle for $4 million in cash and stock, executives said. The division, renamed FCG Doghouse, would provide complete site design and operation services to health-care and technology clients out of offices in Seattle and Vienna, Va., and could later expand into Los Angeles, Denver and Chicago.
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January 25, 2001 | Bloomberg News
First Consulting Group Inc. shares rose 22% after the Long Beach-based consultant and Affiliated Computer Services said they won a $100-million, five-year contract to manage University of Pennsylvania Health Systems' computer services and software. First Consulting's shares rose $1.69 to close at $9.44 on Nasdaq. First Consulting, which provides services to hospitals and pharmaceutical companies, will receive $23 million in the first year of the contract.
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September 10, 1998
Long Beach-based First Consulting Group Inc., a provider of information management services for the health-care industry, and Wayne, Pa.-based Integrated Systems Consulting Group Inc., which provides network integration services for the pharmaceutical industry, agreed to merge in a stock deal valued at $123.8 million. * Inglewood-based Signature Eyewear reported earnings for the third quarter ended July 31 of $697,000, or 13 cents per diluted share, on revenue of $10.
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November 1, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Computer Sciences Corp., the computer-services provider to government agencies and businesses, agreed to buy First Consulting Group Inc. for about $365 million to bolster its roster of healthcare clients. Computer Sciences will pay $13 a share, the companies said Wednesday. That's 30% above Long Beach-based First Consulting's closing price Tuesday.
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February 5, 2008 | From Bloomberg News
Computer Sciences Corp., which manages networks for NASA and the Navy, posted a 58% rise in fiscal third-quarter profit Monday after winning more contracts to manage U.S. business computer systems. Net income increased to $179 million, or $1.05 a share, from $113.5 million, or 65 cents, a year earlier, the El Segundo-based company said. Chief Executive Michael Laphen is boosting government and commercial sales and making acquisitions to expand into new markets. In January, Computer Sciences announced that it would move its headquarters to Falls Church, Va., to be closer to Washington.
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May 5, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
SM&A Corp. said Thursday that it has changed its name and selected a new chief executive. The Newport Beach company becomes Emergent Information Technologies Inc., reflecting its focus on providing informational technology services and software development for the telecommunications and health care markets. Michael A. Piraino, the company's president and chief operating officer, was named chief executive. He retains the president's title. Emergent said Steven Myers will continue as chairman.
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February 13, 1998 | From Bloomberg News
First Consulting Group Inc., which provides information technology and other consulting services to health-care companies, raised $52.2 million Thursday in an initial stock sale that values the company at $198 million. The Long Beach-based company sold 4 million shares, a 26% stake, at $13 each. That was $1 above the $10 to $12 range set by Hambrecht & Quist LLC, the firm that led underwriters in the sale.
BUSINESS
May 4, 2000
* Peter Fuchs, a top executive at Andersen Consulting's Strategic Services Group, has joined TheBrain.com as chairman and chief executive. The Santa Monica-based company makes visual information management software. * Fox Sports Net named Chief Operating Officer Tracy Dolgin its president, the cable network said.
BUSINESS
October 12, 1999
* Woodland Hills-based Unova Inc., a manufacturer of industrial technologies and machine tools, has appointed Daniel S. Bishop senior vice president and general counsel. He replaces Norman Roberts, who is retiring. Bishop joined Unova from Paxar Corp. in New York, where he had been vice president and general counsel. Leslie Stevens * Leslie Stevens has joined the local office of RHI Consulting as Southern California and Southwest regional manager. A division of Robert Half International Inc.
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