Healthcare & Life Sciences News

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Medvance Ltd. in Acquisition by NAMSA FOCUS closes another international deal in the healthcare industry

Medvance (Selby, England) has been acquired by NAMSA (Northwood, Ohio).

Washington, DC (January 7, 2014) FOCUS, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced that its client, Medvance Ltd., has been acquired by NAMSA. FOCUS represented Medvance in the transaction, adding another international deal to its list of completed 2013 transactions.

Medvance, based in Yorkshire, England, is …

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Growing Dementia Epidemic

Most of us know someone—relative, friend, or colleague—suffering from dementia, a medical term that describes symptoms of impaired cognition (memory and thinking), behavior, social abilities, and daily functioning. Dementia isn’t a specific disease and can range in severity from mild to severe. It has many different non-reversible and reversible causes.

Middle Market Investment Banking Firm, FOCUS LLC, Represents Pleiad in Acquisition by CROMSOURCE International Transaction in Life Sciences and Clinical Research Organization Industry

Pleiad Devices, Ltd. (Stirling, Scotland) has been acquired by Cromsource SRL (Verona, Italy).

Washington, DC (June 4, 2012) – FOCUS LLC, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced that Pleiad, domiciled in Stirling,Scotland, with a substantial presence in the U.S. (Cambridge, Massachusetts) has been acquired by CROMSOURCE, headquartered in Verona, Italy. FOCUS represented Pleiad in the transaction.

Launched in …

Middle Market Investment Banking Firm FOCUS LLC Represents SBC Systems Company, Inc. in Acquisition by Morneau Shepell Ltd. SBC is a leader in employee benefits administration systems

SBC Systems has been acquired by Morneau Shepell.

Atlanta, GA (February 6, 2012) – FOCUS LLC, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced that the business of SBC Systems Company, Inc. has been acquired by Morneau Shepell. FOCUS represented SBC Systems in the transaction.

SBC Systems, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and its affiliate in …

Middle Market Investment Banking Firm FOCUS LLC Represents PositiveID Corporation in Acquisition of MicroFluidic Systems, a Leader in Biological Testing and Sample Prep Applications. Acquisition Reinforces Trend of Increased M&A Activity in the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry.

PositiveID Corporation has acquired MicroFluidic Systems

Washington DC (June 3, 2011) – FOCUS LLC, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that PositiveID Corporation (“PositiveID”) (Nasdaq:PSID), has acquired MicroFluidic Systems (MFSI). FOCUS represented PositiveID in the transaction. MFSI’s strong portfolio of intellectual property related to sample preparation and rapid medical testing …

Middle Market Investment Banking Firm FOCUS LLC Represents the Bioline Group of Companies in its Sale to Meridian Bioscience, Inc. Deal Marks Tenth Deal for FOCUS in 2010

Bioline has been acquired by Meridian Bioscience, Inc.

Washington DC (July 23, 2010) – FOCUS LLC, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that the Bioline group of companies has been acquired by Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIVO). FOCUS represented Bioline in this transaction.

The acquisition included the purchase of all the outstanding …