June 5, 2001 |
Quest Software Inc. President David Doyle plans to sell $57.5 million worth of the Irvine database software maker's shares, which have doubled in value over the last two months. Doyle disclosed the planned sale of 1.9 million founder's shares in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The sale would be his largest ever, according to data compiled by the Washington Service, which tracks trading by company insiders. He last filed to sell 200,000 shares in May.
February 23, 2000 |
Quest Software Inc., which went public in August, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the sale of 2.8 million common shares by the company and existing stockholders. The stock sale will consist of 1 million shares that the company will seek to sell and 1.8 million shares that investors will offer, according to a registration statement filed with the SEC. The number of Quest shares outstanding will increase 2.6% to 39.9 million.
November 12, 1999 |
Quest Software Inc., the red-hot Irvine database software developer, said Thursday it agreed to buy closely held Foglight Software for about $86.3 million in stock. The deal is Quest's second acquisition this month of a company whose products complement its own. Quest will acquire Pleasanton, Calif.-based Foglight with 1.3 million of its shares, which rose $2.25, to $66.38, in Nasdaq trading Thursday. The company's shares are up almost fivefold since Quest went public in August at $14 a share.
August 12, 1999 |
Just days away from its expected initial public stock offering, Newport Beach-based Quest Software Inc. said Wednesday that one of its directors has resigned to avoid any conflict of interest. Raymond Lane, who also is the president and chief operating officer and a director of Oracle Corp., resigned from Quest's board after reviewing his own company's internal policies regarding outside directorships with firms in similar markets. Lane had joined Quest's board just six weeks ago.
November 25, 2006 |
Quest Software Inc., a maker of database-management programs, said Friday that former Chief Financial Officer Brinkley Morse resigned after refusing to answer questions about the company's past stock option grants. Morse, most recently senior vice president for corporate development, declined to answer questions about options for an internal investigation, Quest said in a statement. The Aliso Viejo-based company's options review is continuing.
January 2, 2000 |
Who will make big news in the business world this year? Who will emerge from relative obscurity to become a major player? To start the new year, Times business reporters selected people from their beats who they believe will be among those to watch in 2000--in Southern California, across the country and around the world. Some are well known, having made big news in previous years. Others are not exactly household names but nevertheless are likely to make a major impact in their fields.
July 10, 2002 |
Computer Associates International Inc. said in a lawsuit that rival Quest Software Inc. of Irvine is making business software with a source code stolen from a company Computer Associates bought. Quest and four former employees of Platinum Technology International Inc. are accused of copyright violations and theft of trade secrets in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago. A Quest spokeswoman said company lawyers were reviewing the suit. Islandia, N.Y.
November 17, 2000
Ten Orange County companies are among the 500 fastest-growing North American corporations, based on revenue gains over five years, according to a ranking released Thursday by national accounting firm Deloitte & Touche. Autobytel.com Inc., the Irvine online auto shopping service, was the county's fastest growing firm, ranking 27th nationally with a 14,607% increase in revenue. It was followed by Broadcom Corp. at 56th, I/OMagic Corp. at 65th, SRS Labs Inc. at 95th, Micro Therapeutics Inc.
August 18, 1999 |
This summer has witnessed an initial public offering market of the haves and the have-lesses. SilverStream Software Inc., whose products help companies create their own software for electronic commerce, nearly doubled Tuesday in its first trading day. But other IPOs are getting chillier greetings. Burlington, Mass.-based SilverStream (ticker symbol: SSSW) rocketed $15.50 to close at $31.50 on Nasdaq, giving it a market value of $534 million.
September 13, 1998 |
Accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP honored 50 of the region's fastest-growing high-tech firms on Thursday, with Orange County businesses grabbing four of the top five awards. Dubbed the 1998 Orange Coast Technology Fast 50, the annual awards program ranks the revenue growth of tech firms in Orange and San Diego counties. To qualify, companies must have been in business for a minimum of five years and had a net income of at least $50,000 in 1993. CardioVascular Dynamics Inc.