FOCUS Automotive is a leading M&A advisory firm to Collision Repairers, Refinish Distributors, and other automotive businesses.

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Outlook, Analysis, Advice, Guidance and Results

Contact Managing Director David Roberts or his partner, Rick Thomas to discuss your business, industry consolidation, developments in your local market or the market in general.

Interview

A Distributor's Decision Process, an interview with Walt Hunter of Kayfield Paint
Photo: David Roberts

David Roberts, Managing Director and Automotive Services Group Team Leader

Thank you for taking the time to read about us.  We recognize that rapid consolidation, increasing competition and accelerating demands for growth capital are creating both opportunities and challenges for automotive businesses.

We help automotive business owners plan how to successfully navigate a rapidly-changing market while building maximum value for their businesses.   When the time comes to grow or sell we use our relationships, knowledge and processes to help our clients evaluate and achieve successful transactions for owners, their employees and their partners.

With over 50 years of experience in the automotive sector with dozens of successful transactions and nine MSO and jobber transactions in the last 18 months, our clients have trusted us to deliver results.  Contact us anytime to talk about your business, industry consolidation or the market in general.

We represent owners, to help you identify and achieve your goals:

  • We help you evaluate your business and its position in your local market and the industry.
  • We advise you on how to prepare your business for sale or raising growth capital.
  • We help you find multiple bidders for an acquisition or new capital.
  • We help you structure the deal; from asset or stock purchase, cash or debt, goodwill purchases, earnouts and more.
  • As entrepreneurs, we know the importance of taking care of your employees.
  • Advising you on structuring the real estate leases or sale associated with your business.
  • We recognize that transitioning after a sale and retirement issues are important components in your decision.
Photo: David Roberts

David Roberts, Managing Director and Automotive Services Group Team Leader

Thank you for taking the time to read about us.  We recognize that rapid consolidation, increasing competition and accelerating demands for growth capital are creating both opportunities and challenges for automotive businesses.

We help automotive business owners plan how to successfully navigate a rapidly-changing market while building maximum value for their businesses.   When the time comes to grow or sell we use our relationships, knowledge and processes to help our clients evaluate and achieve successful transactions for owners, their employees and their partners.

With over 50 years of experience in the automotive sector with dozens of successful transactions and nine MSO and jobber transactions in the last 18 months, our clients have trusted us to deliver results.  Contact us anytime to talk about your business, industry consolidation or the market in general.

Contact Us

Outlook, Analysis, Advice, Guidance and Results

Contact Managing Director David Roberts or his partner, Rick Thomas to discuss your business, industry consolidation, developments in your local market or the market in general.

We represent owners, to help you identify and achieve your goals:

  • We help you evaluate your business and its position in your local market and the industry.
  • We advise you on how to prepare your business for sale or raising growth capital.
  • We help you find multiple bidders for an acquisition or new capital.
  • We help you structure the deal; from asset or stock purchase, cash or debt, goodwill purchases, earnouts and more.
  • As entrepreneurs, we know the importance of taking care of your employees.
  • Advising you on structuring the real estate leases or sale associated with your business.
  • We recognize that transitioning after a sale and retirement issues are important components in your decision.

Interview

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

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