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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 »

Download the Government, Aerospace and Defense Group’s Fall 2017 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 Q3 2017 Deals in the GAD Sector Performance: S&P 500 vs. GAD Government Sector Q3 2017 Aerospace Sector Q3 2017 Defense Sector Q3 2017 M&A Activity in the… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Information Technology Group’s Fall 2017 Report

FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

Our IT Team has been extremely busy as the first half of 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… Read more »

A2Z Manufacturing: Is This the Competitor You Should Really Be Worrying About?

A2Z Manufacturing: Is This the Competitor You Should Really Be Worrying About?

Merger and acquisition activity has accelerated in the precision machining industry due to the confluence of three fundamental technological and market forces. Large capital inflows from private equity funds Automated, digital manufacturing processes Digital integration of the supply chain The capital required to simply stay competitive is likely to soon leave a substantial portion of… Read more »

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

For the second straight reporting period in public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) delivered a relatively at financial performance. In this case, the sector was down 0.1% over the past three months. This underperformed the broader indices, as both the S&P 500 (up 2.5%) and the NASDAQ (up 3.7%) increased over the… Read more »

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

After a strong performance in our spring report, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) reversed course and dropped 2.8% in our summer reporting period. This was despite a favorable market backdrop where the S&P 500 gained 3.6% and the NASDAQ gained 5.0% over the corresponding time frame. Even after this period’s losses, the EFTTI… Read more »

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

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) had its second straight three-month period in negative territory, dropping 4.6% in our summer reporting period. This was despite relatively healthy gains in both the S&P 500 (up 2.6%) and the NASDAQ (up 3.9%). The difference between the CSPI and the broader indices is even… Read more »