The FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Group brings readers key insights into the healthcare and life sciences investment market from the point of view of FOCUS partners and senior advisors. The new FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report includes: The Doctor’s House Call: What’s Old is New and Innovative Performance: S&P 500 vs. Public Medical… Read more »
Once again in public markets, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) had a strong performance in our three-month reporting period. The TBSI was up 9.2% for the period, handily outpacing the 3.3% gain in the S&P 500 and the 1.3% gain in the NASDAQ. Please register to download FOCUS Telecom Technology and Services Group’s… Read more »
Atlanta, GA (January 13, 2017) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that NELSON (Nelson Worldwide, Inc.) has obtained growth capital financing from NewSpring Mezzanine Capital. FOCUS represented Nelson in this transaction. NELSON is a global architecture, design, engineering and consulting… Read more »
Based on an interview of George M. Shea, Partner and IT Team Leader, and Manan K. Shah, Managing Partner, FOCUS Investment Banking LLC You’ve scaled and done all the hard work. Should you prepare your startup for exit? How do you know if your business is ready for a sale or acquisition? As a CEO,… Read more »
The sub-title says it all— “SEVEN LESSONS FROM ONE JOURNEY: What I learned about empirical analysis, dominant hypotheses, and the value of a clean workshop while crossing Australia on my bike.”
In public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) had a rough go of it in our Winter reporting period, dropping 6.2% in the past three months. This poor performance was in spite of a solid market backdrop, as both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ were in positive territory for the three-month period…. Read more »
Atlanta, GA, (December 5, 2016) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that ncgCARE has obtained growth financing from NewSpring Mezzanine Capital. ncgCARE is a national network of provider partners in behavioral healthcare. With over 900 employees across multiple partner companies, ncgCARE… Read more »
FOCUS Investment Banking is part of M&A Worldwide (MAWW), an established international association of 37 M&A boutiques working together to facilitate cross-border activities such as mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance projects, and consulting. FOCUS has been a part of this network since 2005 and has completed 31 cross-border projects with its partners in this network.
One of the partners with which FOCUS has worked closely is Aeternus Corporate Finance. Headquartered right outside of Amsterdam in Venlo, the Netherlands, Aeternus is an independent investment bank, like FOCUS, that provides M&A and corporate finance advisory services to mid-sized companies in the Netherlands and throughout Europe.
According to the November 12, 2016 issue of The Washington Post, “Oil drillers. Gas pipelines. Coal. Banks. Pharmaceuticals. Construction and industrial equipment. The defense industry. Those are among the likely winners of a Donald Trump administration that could take the lid off coal and fracking regulations, begin an extensive repair of the nation’s roads and… Read more »
In public markets, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) posted a gain of 1.4% in our fall reporting period. While not a large gain in absolute terms, it was still good enough to outperform both the S&P 500 (which dropped 2.2%) and the NASDAQ (which was up only 0.5%). Please register to download FOCUS… Read more »