About Us

With more than three decades of experience, FOCUS Investment Banking is a trusted name in M&A advisory services with a nationwide footprint and a global reach.  Headquartered in the Washington, DC metro area, FOCUS also has corporate offices in Atlanta and the Los Angeles Metro region.  Its team of 26 senior bankers is supported by more than a dozen analysts, senior advisors and support staff.  Each FOCUS banker maintains a core practice in one of the nine industry verticals comprising the firm’s current areas of specialization, keeping FOCUS abreast of developments in today’s rapidly changing market environments.

FOCUS works on behalf of its clients in three primary areas:

  1. Advising clients selling their companies
  2. Assisting clients acquiring new companies
  3. Managing the process of raising capital for client company growth.

In each of these roles FOCUS works to understand its client’s strategic and financial objectives, craft the best plan to achieve these goals, and deliver success, maximizing the value of every transaction to the benefit of its clients.

FOCUS brings seasoned operating and financial executives with extensive transaction experience to each engagement.

OFFICES

Washington, DC Metro (Corporate HQ Office)
Atlanta, GA
Los Angeles, CA Metro

BANKER LOCATIONS

Austin, TX
Bend, OR
Charlotte, NC
Cincinnati, OH
Jacksonville, FL

Memphis, TN
Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
Traverse City, MI
San Francisco, CA

Austin, TX
Bend, OR
Charlotte, NC
Cincinnati, OH
Jacksonville, FL
Memphis, TN
Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
Traverse City, MI
San Francisco, CA

M&A Worldwide

FOCUS is a member of M&A WORLDWIDE, a global network of M&A advisory firms with members in over 40 countries. Members and their clients can access a wide range of strategic buyers, acquisition and merger candidates as well as corporate financial partners to ensure successful cross border transactions. M&A Worldwide partners complete dozens of deals each year in a variety of business sectors.

FOCUS Summary

  • Investment bank advising middle market clients since 1982; nationwide presence and global reach
  • Key offerings:
    • Sellside (60% of work);
    • Buyside (30%);
    • Capital formation (10%)
  • Deep industry expertise (vertical practice areas) and strategic vision; excellent track record in the $5 – $300 million transaction tier
  • Dedicated research and support staff
  • Proven processes and systems drive successful deal execution

ESOP structure (FOCUS Investment Banking LLC) with affiliate FOCUS Securities LLC, registered broker/dealer and member FINRA/SIPC, conducting all securities transactions