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Douglas E. Rodgers

Chief Executive Officer, FOCUS Investment Banking LLC

FOCUS Celebrates Superb Q1 2014: M&A Results Up 200 Percent!

FOCUS Investment Banking LLC reports a significant upturn in its middle market M&A activity during the first quarter of 2014.

The firm closed seven transactions in Q1: the sale of three companies, the acquisition of two companies, and debt financing for two companies, with a total transaction value in excess of $220 M. A brief …

a whitepaper cover titled "positive indicators point to an upbeat 2010 m&a middle market forecast"

Positive Indicators Point to an Upbeat 2010 M&A Middle Market Forecast

Despite an unprecedented worldwide economic meltdown, FOCUS’ middle market merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance business remained active in 2009. On average, the firm served over 40 clients in any given month, and closed 12 transactions during the year.

At the beginning of a new year, it is useful to look back and assess what …