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Download the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Spring 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) rebounded from the loss we reported in our winter report to deliver a strong return of 12.6% for our spring reporting period. This gain outperformed both the 7.5% gain in the S&P 500 and the 9.4% gain in the NASDAQ over the corresponding three-month period.

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

In public markets, our winter reporting period saw a 3.3% gain in the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI). While certainly a solid performance, the sector’s performance did lag the broader markets by a wide margin as the S&P 500 gained 7.2% and the NASDAQ gained 8.2% over the corresponding time period. However, the EFTTI …

FOCUS Government, Aerospace and Defense Quarterly

Download the Government, Aerospace and Defense Group’s Winter 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 Q4 2016 Deals in the GAD Sector
  • Performance: S&P 500 vs. GAD Government Sector Q4 2016
  • Aerospace Sector Q4 2016
  • Defense Sector Q4 2016
  • M&A Activity in the GAD Sector
  • Selected GAD Transactions Q4 2016
  • Recent FOCUS GAD Transactions
  • FOCUS GAD Team
FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

Download the FOCUS Information Technology Group’s Winter 2017 Report

Our IT Team has been extremely busy as 2016 turned out to be an exceptional year 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 of ces 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: Winter 2017

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:

  • The Doctor’s House Call: What’s Old is New and Innovative
  • Performance: S&P 500 vs. Public Medical
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Download the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Winter 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) had a rough go of it in our Winter reporting period, dropping 6.2% in the past three months. This poor performance was in spite of a solid market backdrop, as both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ were in positive territory for the three-month period. …

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PRECISION AGRICULTURE: M&A, Investment, and Start-ups on the Rise | Special Market Report | Second Edition | Winter 2014

Established agriculture and technology companies and a host of startups are bringing innovative products and services to the agriculture arena--this emerging industry is called precision agriculture. The expanded Second Edition of this Special Market Report includes the following: Introduction; Market Participants—Public Companies; On the Horizon—Big Data and “Here Come the Drones;” Private Company Participants; and Partnerships Drive Integrated Solutions.
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Download the Precision Agriculture: M&A, Investment, and Start-ups on the Rise: Special Market Report | Winter 2014

As farmers are increasingly under pressure to squeeze out profits and comply with burdensome regulations, they search relentlessly for operational efficiencies. To satisfy this escalating demand, established agriculture and technology companies and a host of startups are bringing innovative products and services to the agriculture arena, focused on helping farmers close that gap.

This emerging …