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Cole Strandberg

Cole Strandberg, a FOCUS Principal, joins the FOCUS team following nearly a decade of banking and operational experience in the automotive, transportation, and distribution industries.

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Automotive Aftermarket 2Q 2023 Report

There were a lot of obstacles to deal flow in the 1st half of 2023 that we only now have clarity on now that the 2nd Quarter of 2023 is over. The economy was thought to be headed into a recession led by the Fed’s efforts to tame inflation by steadily raising interest rates. And …

Automotive Aftermarket 1Q 2023 Report

The Q1 Automotive Aftermarket report provides commentary by sector within the industry, a case study to illustrate the ROI provided a tire specialist and repair center, relevant industry articles, podcast, blogs, past transactions and current deals in the market.


Build Your Business with a Buyer in Mind

Most entrepreneurs start a business based on one or two of many potential reasons---it could be to exploit a unique skillset or access to talent, pursue a passion or simply meet a need otherwise not being met in the marketplace.