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Download the FOCUS Government, Aerospace and Defense Group’s Q1 2015 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 Q1 2015 Deals in the GAD Sector— Correctional Properties, LLC Acquisition of LCS Correction Services, Inc.; TransDigm Group Incorporated Acquisition of Telair International GmbH, Nordisk Aviation Products, and… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Spring 2015 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) had its second straight reporting period with a modest gain. The TBSI gained 0.5% in the Spring reporting period. This increase was slightly greater than the 0.4% gain in the S&P 500 but trailed the 3.5% gain in the NASDAQ by a fairly wide margin…. Read more »

Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Spring 2015 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) experienced a second straight reporting period with a modest loss. After the -0.2% loss in our Winter reporting period, the CSPI dropped another 0.9% this Spring. This underperformed both the 0.4% gain in the S&P 500 and the 3.5% gain in the NASDAQ over this… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Telecom Technology and Services Group’s Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly – Spring 2015 Report, Vol. 5

FOCUS Carrier Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly

In public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) had its second straight three-month period of outperforming the broader market. The CFTTI gained 6.0% for the past three months compared to a gain of 1.8% for the S&P 500 and 3.6% for the NASDAQ. Unlike our Winter reporting period where gains were concentrated in… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Winter 2015 Report

FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly

In public markets, after trailing the broader indices in our last reporting period, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) handily outperformed both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ over the three months ended January 31, 2015. The EFTTI’s gain of 3.9% for this most recent three month period topped both the -1.1% decline in… Read more »

FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Winter 2015

FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

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: Prevent the Event: Make Lifestyle Changes for Lifetime Cardiac Health by Les Mace, Senior Advisor, FOCUS… Read more »

Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Winter 2015 Report

FOCUS U.S. Communication Service Provider Quarterly

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) followed up the modest gain from our Fall reporting period with a modest loss of -0.2% for the current three month period. This loss was despite strong gains in the overall market as the S&P 500 gained 4.4% and the NASDAQ jumped 5.4%. However, the… Read more »

Download FOCUS Government, Aerospace and Defense (GAD) Group’s Q4 2014 Report

FOCUS Government, Aerospace and Defense (GAD) Group 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 2014 Deals in the GAD Sector– Cubic Corporation Acquisition of DTECH LABS, Inc.; VSE Corp. Acquisition of Prime Turbines, CT Aerospace, Kansas Aviation, and Air Parts &… Read more »

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.