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June 22, 1993 | JACK SEARLES
Venture Management Inc., a Ventura firm that assists businesses in mergers, acquisitions and other financial transactions, has opened an office in Salzburg, Austria, and will soon open a unit in Santa Barbara. The company also has an office in Los Angeles. Mark Shappee, Venture Management's president and founder, said the Austrian branch will assist U. S. clients wishing to do business in Europe and will also help European concerns seeking to operate in this country.
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April 19, 1994 | Jack Searles
Venture Management Inc., a Ventura firm that provides companies with venture capital and other assistance, has made a deal to help an Austrian electronics company enter the U. S. market. The Austrian concern, Gantner Electronics, is seeking manufacturers and distributors in this country for its multi-function transducer, or energy converter. The unit, called an intelligent sensor module, is already being sold to industrial customers in Europe, Venture Management reports. The total U. S.
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BUSINESS
April 19, 1994 | Jack Searles
Venture Management Inc., a Ventura firm that provides companies with venture capital and other assistance, has made a deal to help an Austrian electronics company enter the U. S. market. The Austrian concern, Gantner Electronics, is seeking manufacturers and distributors in this country for its multi-function transducer, or energy converter. The unit, called an intelligent sensor module, is already being sold to industrial customers in Europe, Venture Management reports. The total U. S.
BUSINESS
June 22, 1993 | JACK SEARLES
Venture Management Inc., a Ventura firm that assists businesses in mergers, acquisitions and other financial transactions, has opened an office in Salzburg, Austria, and will soon open a unit in Santa Barbara. The company also has an office in Los Angeles. Mark Shappee, Venture Management's president and founder, said the Austrian branch will assist U. S. clients wishing to do business in Europe and will also help European concerns seeking to operate in this country.
BUSINESS
June 10, 1994
* Joseph Caligiuri, Salvatore DiMascio and Susan Preston have joined the board of directors of Alton Group, a Garden Grove manufacturer of medical and industrial instruments, increasing the number of directors to seven. Caligiuri, who is now retired, most recently served as a corporate executive vice president for Litton Industries Inc. Preston was formerly a vice president and general counsel for MicroProbe Corp. DiMascio, president of DiMascio Venture Management Inc.
BUSINESS
June 19, 1987
Gen-Probe Inc., a San Diego-based DNA probe technology company, raised $10 million in its fourth round of venture-capital financing, the company said Thursday. Gen-Probe will use the funds to bolster manufacturing capacity and to develop new products, according to Vice President Howard Birndorf. Gen-Probe's new institutional investors are Prudential Venture Capital Management, Inc.; HK Partners, associated with the Horsley Keough Venture Fund; Alex.
BUSINESS
March 30, 1993 | JACK SEARLES
Clamshell Buildings Inc., a Ventura producer of movable structures, has been recapitalized with an unspecified investment by venture capital concern Heller Equity Capital. The deal was arranged by another Ventura concern, Venture Management Inc. The refinancing will enable Clamshell to expand its marketing operations, said Rowland Hunt, Clamshell's president and chief executive officer.
BUSINESS
January 17, 2001 | HANG NGUYEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Oil services company Weatherford International Inc. has acquired Ventura-based Oil Country Manufacturing Inc. in a deal that will add to Weatherford's drilling equipment business. Houston-based Weatherford, the fifth-largest provider of services and products for oil drilling, finalized the deal with Oil Country, which manufactures rigs and other drilling equipment, on Dec. 11. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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May 19, 1996 | From Associated Press
An experiment in saving energy has blossomed into a greenhouse that uses waste heat from electric power plants to produce 250 tons of perfectly ripe, unblemished tomatoes every week. "Consumers for years have complained that [winter] tomatoes taste like the box they come in and that they are as hard as billiard balls," said Bud Bridgwater, marketing director for Colorado Greenhouse LLC in Fort Lupton. "We've put an end to that."
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