FOCUS in the Media

Investors will be ready to do deals with midmarket tech companies

February 18, 2011 – There are several sectors that may not recover from the recession, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Technology, however, is not one of them. Many economists suggest that technology deal making, particularly in the lower-middle-market, has provided a silver lining in the economic recovery. Read more…

Middle Market Investment Banking Firm FOCUS LLC Represents ClearCarbon Consulting, Inc. in Acquisition by Deloitte LLP

January 7, 2011 – ClearCarbon has been dedicated to enhancing competitive advantage and increasing profitability through improved carbon and energy management. ClearCarbon has been recognized as a sustainability industry leader because of the accuracy, transparency and completeness of its analyses and its record of saving money for its clients. Read more…

FOCUS LLC Represents ClearCarbon Consulting in Acquisition by Deloitte LLP

January 3, 2011 – “I have participated in several sell side transactions and was most impressed with the thoroughness of the auction process and the large number of interested suitors FOCUS generated. This transaction, and our merger with Deloitte, exceeded our expectations and has resulted in the most beneficial outcome for the ClearCarbon team going… Read more »

Floodgates open: Tribridge secures millions in equity

November 11, 2010 – Tribridge, an IT services and business consulting firm, plans to use its first-ever round of private equity financing to grow existing operations, particularly those focused on cloud computing, or providing software and other resources on demand over the Internet, said Tony DiBenedetto, chairman and CEO. LLR also committed to providing funds… Read more »

Focus Finishes Growth Financing for Tribridge

November 8, 2010 – “The Tribridge transaction is typical of deal activity in 2010. We have seen enormous interest from private equity groups with a specific focus in IT industry growth areas, such as cloud-based solutions and payment systems,” said George Shea, partner and team leader of the Software and IT Services Group at Focus…. Read more »

Exit Strategies: A Tale of 3 Business Owners

“If you’re on the fence about when to exit your small- to medium-sized company — any business valued between $250,000 and $75 million — you might want to consider selling now,” says Marshall Graham, founder and chairman of FOCUS LLC.