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U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly

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

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) had a second straight reporting period in the red, dropping 1.7% in the past three months. This meant that the CSPI underperformed the broader indices by a fairly wide margin, as the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ were up 2.9% and 6.3%, respectively, over the …

FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

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Digital Transformation:
MSPs Moving on Up...Fast

Managed service providers (MSPs) are third-party technology experts, hired to help scale, monitor, and update various aspects of an organization’s IT systems. As described by AutoO, “MSP roles have evolved over the past decade from simply maintaining legacy systems to taking responsibility for repairs and …

FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Quarterly

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Supersonic Transport: Déjà Vu All Over Again?

By Paul V. Mifsud, Esq., MifnetWORLD

"In February 2016, Lockheed Martin received a contract from NASA to submit a preliminary design utilizing the firm’s Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) to create a Low Boom Flight Demonstration Aircraft or LBFD. As a result, in April of …

Download the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Summer 2018 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) suffered a modest downturn in our summer reporting period, dropping 2.4% in the past three months. This broke a streak of two reporting periods with solid gains and underperformed both the 0.3% drop in the S&P 500 and the 2.3% gain in the NASDAQ over

Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly

Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Spring 2018 Report

While public markets did not enjoy as strong a return as in our last two reporting periods, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) was still solidly in the black with a gain of 4.9% for the past three months. This gain looks even more impressive when measured against the broader indices. The S&P 500 …

FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

Download the FOCUS Information Technology Group’s Spring 2018 Report

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

Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Spring 2018 Report

Unfortunately in public markets, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) was unable to capitalize on the momentum from its gains in our winter reporting period and continue its upward march in the spring. Instead, the sector was caught up in the overall market turbulence and dropped 4.8% in the past three months. This loss …

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

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) snapped its streak of positive performances with a sharp drop of 10.2% in our spring reporting period. Losses were across the board as every sub sector save one was in negative territory. The CSPI’s performance compared poorly to the broader indices as well, significantly underperforming …