Rehabilitation Project: Pasadena’s Jacobs Engineering Group has received an award from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works to provide project and construction management as well as other support services for the design, renovation and building of multiple facilities at the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the overall program budget is $400 million.
Double Play: Beverly Hills private equity firm Gores Group has announced a pair of sales. Gores has entered into an agreement to sell Scovill Fasteners, a Clarkesville, Ga., maker of fasteners for a range of industries, to Morito, an Osaka, Japan, maker of niche components. Gores also sold Sage Automotive Interiors, a Greeneville, S.C., manufacturer of car fabrics, to Santa Monica private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group. Financial terms were not disclosed for either deal.
Seed Funding: Twtmob, a West Hollywood firm that connects brands with social influencers to promote events and products, has secured $2.9 million in seed funding and changed its name to Speakr. The new round, led by San Francisco’s Toba Capital, brings the company’s total money raised to $3.8 million. Speakr plans to use the new money to expand its service to additional social networks.
Data Deal: Williams Data Management, a Vernon data security and storage business, has acquired Files on Call, an off-site records and information storage firm in Pasadena. Williams said the acquisition will help it expand its business in the San Gabriel Valley. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Lease Renewal: Melissa’s/World Variety Produce Inc. has renewed its 106,953-square-foot lease at Vernon’s Soto Industrial Center, at 5175-5325 S. Soto St. The seven-year deal has a total lease consideration of $5 million. The property features five loading positions, a corner fenced lot and on-site management.
Hooked Up: Mandalay Digital Group Inc., a Cahuenga Pass provider of mobile monetization services, has acquired Xyo, a Berlin app search engine. Xyo will be a part of Mandalay subsidiary Digital Turbine. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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