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Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Winter 2018 Report

In public markets, for the second straight reporting period, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) experienced a modest three-month gain. The sector was up 0.6% in our winter reporting period, an increase that significantly lagged both the 6.1% gain in the S&P 500 and the 6.3% gain in the NASDAQ over the corresponding time… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Information Technology Group’s Winter 2018 Report

FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

Our IT Team has been extremely busy as 2017 turned out to be an exceptional period for M&A. We believe the FOCUS IT team is uniquely qualified to help you meet your objectives because, unlike most information technology groups, we: Employ a proven transaction methodology which delivers results Devote senior C-level resources with operating expertise… Read more »

Download the Government, Aerospace and Defense Group’s Winter 2018 Report

FOCUS Government, Aerospace and Defense Quarterly

The latest issue of the FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Group Report — highlighting aerospace and defense — is now available. The new GAD Report includes: Major Q4 2017 Deals in the GAD Sector Performance: S&P 500 vs. GAD Government Sector Q4 2017 Aerospace Sector Q4 2017 Defense Sector Q4 2017 M&A Activity in the… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Winter 2018

FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

Inside, be sure to read the new article, “Lost in Thought—The Limits of the Human Mind and the Future of Medicine,” about how collaboration between doctors and computers will help improve medical care (see pages three to four of this new report). Both authors are Massachusetts physicians–one an emergency medicine physician and assistant professor at… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Winter 2018 Report

In public markets, after lagging the broader indices in our fall reporting period, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) handily outstripped the market in our winter reporting period with a three-month gain of 11.5%. This compares to gains in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ of 6.1% and 6.3%, respectively, over the same time period…. Read more »

Download the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Winter 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) had a nice pop in our winter reporting period as it jumped 9.7% in the past three months. This outperformed both the S&P 500 (which gained 7.1%) and the NASDAQ (which gained 6.9%). It also was good to see that all the sub sectors save… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

The FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) bounced back strongly from a disappointing performance in our summer report to post a strong gain of 8.3% in our current three-month reporting period. Gains were broad-based, with four of our five EFTTI sub sectors in positive territory for the period. Sector gains handily outperformed the broader market… Read more »

Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) broke its string of two straight reporting periods in negative territory with a three month gain of 1.5%. Even so, the CSPI still lagged the broader indices as the S&P 500 gained 4.0% and the NASDAQ gained 5.8% during the corresponding time period. For the… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) continued its upward march with a gain of 1.6% for our fall reporting period. However, unlike in the summer period, this gain underperformed both the 4.0% gain in the S&P 500 and the 5.8% gain in the NASDAQ over the corresponding time period. Even with… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Fall 2017

FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

Inside, be sure to read Part II of a fascinating two-part series on precision medicine—“Test, Don’t Guess …Precision Medicine in Cancer Treatment,” which you’ll and on pages three to five of this new report. According to the authors (an impressive group of FOCUS interns and researchers), precision medicine is a transformative approach to disease treatment… Read more »