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D'Angelos Automotive & Industrial Coatings has been acquired by FinishMaster, Inc.FOCUS Investment Banking, the leading advisory and intermediary firm in the automotive services sector, is proud to announce that D’Angelos Automotive and Industrial Coatings and its 14 locations have been acquired by FinishMaster, Inc, a subsidiary of Uni-Select, Inc.

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Following a slow start at the beginning of 2016, the US M&A market demonstrated its resilience. Uncertainty around some high-profile broken deals, the UK’s Brexit vote, and the US Presidential election has washed out of the market and the outlook for 2017 is positive.

These four broad factors are likely to set the tone for M&A activity in 2017. Dealmaking ended 2016 on a high note—but to continue, certain factors need to be in place:

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According to a February 2017 McKinsey & Company article, “Keeping your deal team small ensures confidentiality, but pinpointing synergies requires bringing more people on board…

Enterprise_Focused_Telecom_TechnologyThe latest issue of the FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Group Report — highlighting aerospace and defense — is now available. The new GAD Report includes:

Operating nationally and internationally, FOCUS currently is working with buy- and sell-side corporate clients, private equity groups, holding companies, and late stage venture capital firms in 24 areas:

We have executed dozens of transactions in a range of market segments, but the same fundamentals apply across all of them. Our on-going transaction process provides us with up-to-the-minute market knowledge in these sectors that may be of corporate development interest to you.

Inquiries should be addressed via e-mail to info@focusbankers.com, by telephone to 202-470-1973 or by fax to 202-785-9413.

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Founded in 1982 in Washington, D.C., FOCUS Investment Banking, LLC provides a range of investment bank services tailored to the needs of middle market businesses and their executives. Today, we are a national firm serving clients from offices in major cities across the United States. FOCUS specializes in serving business units with revenue or transaction sizes between $5 and $300 million, serving entrepreneurs, corporate owners, and various types of investors. FOCUS clients include large corporations and private equity firms that engage the firm for middle market transactions.

FOCUS has achieved a very high close rate on accepted buy side, sell side, and corporate finance mandates because of the unique resources, processes, and perspective that we bring to middle market investment banking. FOCUS has developed a systematic, research driven, open, and proven transaction process. It is the driving force of our firm and distinguishes us from other investment banks serving the middle market.

With extensive investment banking transaction experiences and a group of seasoned operating and financial executives, our firm provides a unique value proposition. We bring a strong operating perspective, a wealth of practical experience, and a proven research and transaction process to our middle market clients. Our knowledgeable resources include seasoned partners, managing directors, principals, senior advisors, research staff, internal databases of national and international contacts, and deal experience in a range of industry sectors.