Precision Ag 2.0: Investments, M&A and New Technologies on the Rise

Established agriculture and technology companies are bringing innovative products and services to the agriculture arena--this emerging industry is called precision agriculture. This expanded edition of this Special Market Report includes the following: Introduction; Advanced Technologies, Sustainability - Driving Investments and New Sebsections, Public Companies, Private Company Key Players, and Partnerships.

2021 FOCUS Year in Review

In 2021 FOCUS had its most successful year. We saw tremendous growth in the number of transactions we completed as well as the revenue we generated. We invite you to read our Year In Review.

Economics of Automation

Determining Robotic Welding ROI in a Low-Volume, High-Mix Environment

Determining the ROI of welding robots on an assembly line is a complex math task.

Owners: Keep your eye on your equity!

Precision machine shop owners are experiencing high demand for their services. With the economy re-opening orders are piling up. One of the biggest problem is keeping up with that demand. However, that does not necessarily mean business is destined to continue to get more valuable as revenue grows. This article explores this topic and encourages precision machine owners to consider the big picture.

Managed Service Providers: Part 2

Trends in 2020

As we discussed in the previous blog, there is a growing trend of small and medium-sized businesses outsourcing their IT functions to Managed Service Providers, or MSPs, for reasons of cost, time efficiency and technology support and expertise. While the MSP sector is large, highly profitable and growing rapidly, it’s also highly fragmented, with more than 20,000 companies in North America offering a wide variety of IT services. That creates M&A opportunities for MSPs looking to expand their menu of services, increase market share and diversify revenue streams.