Short takes on the week's announcements and deals.


McLean-based Sunrise Senior Living said Toledo-based Health Care REIT has completed its previously announced recapitalization of the company in a transaction with Mississauga, Canada-based Revera. Health Care REIT now owns 24 percent and the rest is owned by Revera.

Santa Clara, Calif.-based IT and cybersecurity company Sysorex Global said it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Maple Lawn, Md.-based AirPatrol, a developer of software for mobile devices. Sysorex paid $10 million in cash and $10 million in stock. It could pay up to $10 million more, based on AirPatrol’s future performance.


Bowie-based electric vehicle charging station provider SemaConnect said it has received a contract from Bozzuto Group and LaSalle Investment Management to install four charging stations at the Senate Square apartment building at 201 I St. NE.

Reston-based national security, health and engineering technology contractors Leidos said it has won a prime contract worth up to $13 million from NATO for its fuel-monitoring system.


Bethesda-based bioinformatics analysis software and services company BioDatomics has received a $100,000 investment from the Maryland Venture Fund.

Vienna-based biotechnology company Cel-Sci said it has raised approximately $10 million through an underwritten public offering of 7.1 million shares at $1.40 each.

Herndon-based APX Labs, which develops software for smart glasses, said it has raised $10 million in its first round of funding.

Frederick-based cybersecurity start-up Luminal said it has raised $3.8 million in its first round of funding.


Rockville-based Emergent BioSolutions said it has begun manufacturing its BioThrax anthrax vaccine at its Building 55 in order to gain approval from the Food and Drug Administration for large-scale manufacturing of the vaccine. Also, Emergent announced that it has received an orphan drug designation from the FDA for BioThrax.

— Compiled by Shawn Selby