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 …
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
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
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In public markets, the Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) posted a solid three-month gain of 3.4% for our winter reporting period. This gain was roughly in line with the 3.3% gain in the S&P 500 and higher than the 1.3% gain in the NASDAQ over the corresponding time period.
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
Once again in public markets, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) had a strong performance in our three-month reporting period. The TBSI was up 9.2% for the period, handily outpacing the 3.3% gain in the S&P 500 and the 1.3% gain in the NASDAQ.
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. …
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 …