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

In public markets, our winter reporting period saw a 3.3% gain in the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI). While certainly a solid performance, the sector’s performance did lag the broader markets by a wide margin as the S&P 500 gained 7.2% and the NASDAQ gained 8.2% over the corresponding time period. However, the EFTTI …

FOCUS Government, Aerospace and Defense Quarterly

Download the Government, Aerospace and Defense Group’s Winter 2017 Report

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 2016 Deals in the GAD Sector
  • Performance: S&P 500 vs. GAD Government Sector Q4 2016
  • Aerospace Sector Q4 2016
  • Defense Sector Q4 2016
  • M&A Activity in the
FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

Download the FOCUS Information Technology Group’s Winter 2017 Report

Our IT Team has been extremely busy as 2016 turned out to be an exceptional year 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
FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Winter 2017

The FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Group brings readers key insights into the healthcare and life sciences investment market from the point of view of FOCUS partners and senior advisors. The new FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report includes:

  • The Doctor’s House Call: What’s Old is New and Innovative
  • Performance: S&P 500 vs. Public Medical

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

In public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) had a rough go of it in our Winter reporting period, dropping 6.2% in the past three months. This poor performance was in spite of a solid market backdrop, as both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ were in positive territory for the three-month period. …

The ABCs of Financing MSO Alternatives

As shared at the 2015 MSO Symposium in Detroit, FOCUS explains the ABC’s of Financing and discusses how MSO’s have multiple alternatives in today’s competitive and consolidating environment: growing, selling or playing the waiting game or as we call it “milking the cow.”

FOCUS Investment Banking Sees M&A Outlook for 2015 as Favorable

Photo: 2015 M&A Outlook Deal volume and deal value metrics are on the rise in the U.S., and FOCUS believes the M&A market will continue this trend into 2015—and even beyond. While numerous factors influence the completion of an M&A deal, at every size and in every industry, we believe the availability of capital and the decisionmakers’ confidence in the future are critical drivers of transaction activity.

Download the FOCUS white paper “Preparing for an Asset-Based Financing”

Recently, many businesses have faced a new reality when they are abandoned by their traditional commercial banks and are forced to search for non-traditional sources of capital. Commercial banks have tightened their credit standards dramatically since the crash or have abandoned commercial lending entirely.

For many middle market distributors, manufacturers, and service firms, asset-based lending …