Government and Defense News

Aerospace & Defense M&A: Contractors poised for major growth

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has exposed deficiencies in America’s defense and intelligence operations that stand to benefit small- and medium-sized contractors in the aerospace and defense industry. We believe the pace of mergers and acquisitions in this space, which reached new heights in 2021, will continue throughout 2022 and beyond given the more dangerous geopolitical environment we now find ourselves in.
McNulty & Associates and Citrin Cooperman

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents McNulty & Associates in its Sale to Citrin Cooperman

FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that McNulty & Associates (“McNulty”), an industry leading provider of price-to-win (PTW) and competitive analysis and assessments professional services, has joined Citrin Cooperman, one of the nation’s largest professional services firms. FOCUS represented McNulty in this transaction.
iBiz and Chickasaw Nation Industries

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents DIGITALiBiz, Inc. in its sale to Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc.

Washington, DC, (September 2, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that DIGITALiBiz, Inc. (“iBiz”), an experienced Federal Government contractor providing next generation solutions, has been acquired by Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. (“CNI”), a federally chartered corporation wholly owned by the Chickasaw Nation. FOCUS represented iBiz in this transaction.

Salesforce Market Insights

Salesforce Partners: A Compelling M&A Opportunity

The M&A market for companies in the Salesforce Partners program is reaching a critical inflection point. Competition is growing more intense, as the number of available firms shrinks, raising already-high valuations for those that remain independent. At the same time, proposed capital gains tax hikes make it imperative for potential sellers to consider doing deals as soon as possible.
Avar Consulting and AMDEX Corp.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Avar Consulting Inc. in Sale to AMDEX Corporation

Washington, DC, (April 29, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Avar Consulting, Inc., a well-established policy research firm headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, has been acquired by AMDEX Corporation, a rapidly growing IT and professional services firm based in Silver Spring, Maryland. Both companies are woman- and minority-owned IT-focused government contractors. FOCUS represented Avar in this transaction.