Advanced Manufacturing News

Rotax Metals, Inc. Case Study

Rotax Metals, Inc. (“Rotax”), a red metal distributor specializing in copper, bronze and brass alloys, has been acquired by Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE: RS), a leading global diversified metal solutions provider. FOCUS initiated this transaction and advised Rotax throughout the process. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.
Is your precision metalworking company looking for machinists

Is your precision metalworking company looking for machinists?

If your precision metalworking shop is looking to hire your next machinist—and we know what short supply these technicians are in— your local middle school or high school might be an appropriate place to look. That is if they have their own student-run machine shop business in place. And if they don't, maybe your company can help them get one started.
Heady Times for MA

Heady Times for M&A Volumes and Valuations

Global M&A volume reached $5.8 Trillion in 2021.  According to Reuters that’s an all-time record, more than $1 Trillion greater than 2007, the prior record year.  At FOCUS we hit our own record with forty deals closed during 2021.

Precision Metalworking Industry Report 2021

Precision Metalworking is experiencing an unprecedented period of consolidation.  The FOCUS Advanced Manufacturing team has assisted owners and buyers of industry participants on 19 transactions and has dedicated a team of seven professionals to assist business owners in the industry as they navigate this terrain.  We provide M&A advisory services and locate the capital businesses need to grow. Our team is composed of seasoned investment bankers and advisors with extensive operating experience in manufacturing and distribution backed by a deep research team.   Our latest newsletter introduces you to our well-versed and experienced Precision Metalworking team and discusses topics such as market highlights, our transaction activity, industry trends and much more.
Rotax Metails and Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Rotax Metals, Inc. in its Sale to Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.

Washington, DC, (December 28, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Rotax Metals, Inc. (“Rotax”), a metals service center specializing in copper, bronze and brass alloys, has been acquired by Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE: RS), a leading global diversified metal solutions provider. FOCUS represented Rotax in this transaction.