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FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Sound Seal in Acquisition by Management and Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners

Washington, DC (January 10, 2014) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that management and an investor group led by Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners has acquired Sound Seal, a provider of soundproofing and noise control products. FOCUS represented Sound Seal in… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Medvance Ltd. in Acquisition by NAMSA FOCUS closes another international deal in the healthcare industry

Medvance (Selby, England) has been acquired by NAMSA (Northwood, Ohio).

Washington, DC (January 7, 2014) FOCUS, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced that its client, Medvance Ltd., has been acquired by NAMSA. FOCUS represented Medvance in the transaction, adding another international deal to its list of completed 2013 transactions. Medvance, based in Yorkshire, England, is… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report—Fall 2013

FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

The inaugural issue of this new quarterly report from the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Group aims to bring you key insights into the healthcare and life sciences investment market from the point of view of FOCUS partners and senior advisors. Each issue also will include informative articles we believe will be of interest to… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Fall 2013 Report

FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly

FOCUS’ Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) was unable to maintain the sector’s momentum from our Summer report and dropped 7.1% for the period. This contrasted sharply with the performance of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ, which gained 4.2% and 8.1%, respectively… The EFTTI’s poor showing was entirely due to underperformance in the Enterprise Networking sub… Read more »

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Growing Dementia Epidemic

Most of us know someone—relative, friend, or colleague—suffering from dementia, a medical term that describes symptoms of impaired cognition (memory and thinking), behavior, social abilities, and daily functioning. Dementia isn’t a specific disease and can range in severity from mild to severe. It has many different non-reversible and reversible causes. Alzheimer’s, a progressive degenerative brain… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Announces Road Ammons Joins the Atlanta Office as a Managing Director

Atlanta, GA (November 27, 2013) – FOCUS, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announces that Road Ammons has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Southeast Region. “Road has substantial investment banking and corporate development experience in the healthcare sector. He has also worked… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Information Technology Group: Fall 2013 Report

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The latest issue of the FOCUS Information Technology Group Report features three articles examining various aspects of managing a business in a Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) regulatory world, including: Develop a GRC Framework by George M. Shea, Partner and Information Technology Team Leader, FOCUS Investment Banking LLC Use Data Masking as a GRC Solution… Read more »

2013: A Good Time to Sell Your Aerospace Supply Chain Company?

In real estate, it’s “location, location, location.” If you are the owner of an aerospace supply chain company, it may well be “timing, timing, timing.” In fact, 2013 may be one of the best times ever to sell your aerospace supply chain company—for a number of solid reasons, including many factors beyond any business owner’s control.

Mezzanine Debt—A Source Of Secondary Capital In An Improving Economy

Often an improving economy and renewed growth put more stress on corporate balance sheets than the recession itself. During a business decline, liquidity is generated through the impact of lower sales which leads to lower receivables outstanding, and a net generation of cash (after some lag). Similarly, as inventories are worked off, the need for… Read more »