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Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Summer 2016

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I hope you all are enjoying your summer and spending time with your family and friends. As Team Leader of the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Group, I’m pleased to introduce the Summer 2016 issue of the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report. In this issue, Barry Michael, a FOCUS Senior Advisor, follows up… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Summer 2016 Report

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In public markets, after having a difficult time in our spring reporting period, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) rebounded in our summer report to turn in a three month gain of 3.3%. While certainly respectable, this gain lagged the broader indices by a wide margin as the S&P 500 and NASDAQ gained 8.5%… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Spring 2016 Report

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In public markets, after the difficulties faced by the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) in our winter reporting period, it was a relief to see the index bounce back to post a strong gain in the spring. The EFTTI jumped 10.2% in the three-month period, significantly higher than both the 6.4% gain in the… Read more »

Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Spring 2016 Report

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The FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) jumped 11.1% in this most recent three-month period. This marked the index’s second straight reporting period of robust gains. The performance of the CSPI looked even stronger compared to the performance of the broader market indices. The S&P 500 was only up 0.8% during our spring reporting period,… Read more »

Download the Government, Aerospace and Defense Group’s Spring 2016 Report

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The latest issue of the FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Group Report — highlighting aerospace and defense — is now available. The new GAD Report includes: Major Q1 2016 Deals in the GAD Sector Performance: S&P 500 vs. GAD (04/06/2015 – 04/01/2016) M&A Activity in the GAD Sector GAD M&A Transactions by Quarter (Q4 2014… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Spring 2016

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In this issue, we present our own targeted data, with a recap of healthcare M&A market activity and details of significant Healthcare M & A transactions since the date of our last report. While federal regulatory pressures seem poised to further dampen the mega deal activity, by all reports strategic interest in good middle market… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Spring 2016 Report

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In public markets, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) held up extremely well in our spring reporting period despite some choppiness in the overall market. The TBSI was up 5.7% for the three-month period, far exceeding the 0.8% gain in the S&P 500 and the 2.7% drop in the NASDAQ. The TBSI also has… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Spring 2016 Report

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In public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) had a rough go of it over the past three months. The CFTTI dropped 8.2% over this time frame with every single sub sector in negative territory for the period. The only consolation was that the CFTTI’s performance was only somewhat worse than the 7.1%… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Winter 2016 Report

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In public markets, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) fell off the proverbial cliff this period with a whopping three-month loss of 15.3%. This drop was significantly more than both the 6.7% loss in the S&P 500 and the 8.7% loss in the NASDAQ over the corresponding time period. Losses were broad-based, with every… Read more »

Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Winter 2016 Report

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After facing difficulties in our fall report, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) rebounded for our winter reporting period. The CSPI posted a gain of 4.2% for the three-month period. While this gain was certainly respectable, the CSPI still lagged both the 6.5% gain in the S&P 500 and the even larger gain of… Read more »