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Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) continued its upward march with a gain of 1.6% for our fall reporting period. However, unlike in the summer period, this gain underperformed both the 4.0% gain in the S&P 500 and the 5.8% gain in the NASDAQ over the corresponding time period. Even with …

FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Fall 2017

Inside, be sure to read Part II of a fascinating two-part series on precision medicine—“Test, Don’t Guess ...Precision Medicine in Cancer Treatment,” which you’ll and on pages three to five of this new report.

According to the authors (an impressive group of FOCUS interns and researchers), precision medicine is a transformative approach to disease treatment

FOCUS Government, Aerospace and Defense Quarterly

Download the Government, Aerospace and Defense Group’s Fall 2017 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 Q3 2017 Deals in the GAD Sector
  • Performance: S&P 500 vs. GAD Government Sector Q3 2017
  • Aerospace Sector Q3 2017 Defense Sector Q3 2017
  • M&A Activity in the GAD Sector
  • Selected GAD Transactions Q3 2017
FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

Download the FOCUS Information Technology Group’s Fall 2017 Report

Our IT Team has been extremely busy as the first half of 2017 turned out to be an exceptional period 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
  • Devote senior C-level resources with operating expertise in the IT sector who advise CEOs and boards
  • Deliver precise, comprehensive research to close transactions, deploying a team of professionals dedicated to producing results
  • Leverage years of experience in the middle market to maximize opportunities for successful transactions
  • Have a national presence with global reach—regional offices ensure that all clients receive personalized service throughout every phase of a transaction
  • Offer strategic advisory services that enhance shareholder value
Members of the FOCUS IT team attend conferences and meetings in the U.S. and internationally. We are always delighted to receive introductions to innovative companies in the industry. We hope to see you at one of these events, and look forward to exploring your capital market needs as you continue to grow your enterprise.
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Download the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

For the second straight reporting period in public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) delivered a relatively at financial performance. In this case, the sector was down 0.1% over the past three months. This underperformed the broader indices, as both the S&P 500 (up 2.5%) and the NASDAQ (up 3.7%) increased over the

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Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Summer 2017 Report

After a strong performance in our spring report, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) reversed course and dropped 2.8% in our summer reporting period. This was despite a favorable market backdrop where the S&P 500 gained 3.6% and the NASDAQ gained 5.0% over the corresponding time frame. Even after this period’s losses, the EFTTI …

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Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Summer 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) had its second straight three-month period in negative territory, dropping 4.6% in our summer reporting period. This was despite relatively healthy gains in both the S&P 500 (up 2.6%) and the NASDAQ (up 3.9%). The difference between the CSPI and the broader indices is even

FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

Download the FOCUS Information Technology Group’s Summer 2017 Report

Our IT Team has been extremely busy as the first half of 2017 turned out to be an exceptional period 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
  • Devote senior C-level resources with operating expertise in the IT sector who advise CEOs and boards
  • Deliver precise, comprehensive research to close transactions, deploying a team of professionals dedicated to producing results
  • Leverage years of experience in the middle market to maximize opportunities for successful transactions 
  • Have a national presence with global reach—regional offices ensure that all clients receive personalized service throughout every phase of a transaction
  • Offer strategic advisory services that enhance shareholder value
Members of the FOCUS IT team attend conferences and meetings in the U.S. and internationally. We are always delighted to receive introductions to innovative companies in the industry. We hope to see you at one of these events, and look forward to exploring your capital market needs as you continue to grow your enterprise.
FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Summer 2017

Inside, be sure to read Part I of a fascinating new two-part article, “Precision Medicine—The Leading Edge of Medical Therapeutics.” According to the authors (an impressive group of FOCUS interns and researchers), precision medicine is a transformative approach to disease treatment and prevention, customizing healthcare based on an individual’s genetic makeup, lifestyle and environment. It

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Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Summer 2017 Report

In public markets, with a gain of 3.9% in our summer reporting period, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) once again posted a solid three-month gain. The performance of the TBSI was significantly better than the three-month gain of the S&P 500 of 2.6%, and was identical to the three-month return of the NASDAQ.