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David Roberts, Managing Director and Automotive Services Group Team Leader

For many years, FOCUS has been advising automotive related companies with M&A and corporate finance services. Recognizing that the rapid technological, financial and strategic changes impacting the automotive industry are driving demand for financing, merger and acquisition advice and strategic planning, FOCUS formed the Automotive Group to provide a highly qualified and experienced professionals to help industry participants manage their own destinies.

Rapid consolidation, increasing competition, accelerating demands for capital for growth combine to create both opportunities and threats to long-time and newer participants.

FOCUS provides a whole range of services from sell-side representation to capital financing to acquisition services and advice.  Our team of seven professionals has the experience to help identify the strategic and partnering alternatives, find the candidate buyers and sellers, and create the sales and financing materials to managing the entire process to a successful close.


A Distributor's Decision Process, an interview with Walt Hunter of Kayfield Paint

FOCUS provides a range of investment banking services tailored to the needs of growing businesses. These services include mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, strategic advisory services, corporate valuations and strategic partnering and alliances. For more information on how FOCUS can help you meet your business goals, please contact David Roberts at or 510-444-1173.

  • D'Angelos Automotive & Industrial Coatings
  • Robert W. Mallon Inc.
  • Collision Care Auto Body Centers
  • Gladwin Paint Company
  • Aquia Auto Parts Company, Inc.
  • B&R Body Shop
  • Painters Supply Company, Inc.
  • Keenan Auto Body, Inc.
  • Orman LLC
  • Econo Lube ‘N Tune, Inc.
  • Thoroughbred Collision Centers, Inc.
  • A. Fanticola Companies, Inc.
  • Lube Acquisition, Inc.
  • Oil Express, Inc.