May 25, 2000 |
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.
January 25, 2001 |
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.
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.
November 1, 2007 |
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.
February 5, 2008 |
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.
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.