International News

FOCUS CEO Doug Rodgers Speaks at 2017 M&A Worldwide Rainmaker Summit in Barcelona

In late October, FOCUS CEO Douglas E. Rodgers addressed the 27th Global M&A Worldwide Rainmaker Summit in Barcelona. More than 100 M&A professionals from more than 30 countries participated in order to meet local and international investors and to stimulate cross-border M&A. The event united corporate deal makers from across the globe including professionals from… Read more »

Five Steps to Crossborder Deal Success*

The global economic outlook for 2016 and beyond is highly uncertain. With Q1 deal volume off to a slow start this year, it would seem the various economic and political headwinds have made investors wary about aggressively pursuing cross-border deals in the very short term. However, the general sentiment shows that support for inorganic growth… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Tectrol, Inc. In Its Acquisition by CUI Global, Inc.

Washington, DC (March 13, 2015) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced today that Tectrol, Inc. has been acquired by CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUI).  FOCUS represented Tectrol in the transaction. Tectrol, a family-owned, Toronto, Canada based company, founded in 1968 is a… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Advises Leading Global Adhesives Manufacturer in the Sale of Two Product Lines to Chase Corporation

Henkel Corporation Has Sold Two Specialty Chemical Product Lines to Chase Corporation.

Washington, DC (February 2, 2015) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced today that two product lines from Henkel Corporation were acquired by Chase Corporation (NYSE: CCF).  FOCUS represented Henkel in the transaction. Henkel Corporation, with North American Operations headquartered in Rocky… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents TÜV Rheinland in the Purchase of OpenSky Corporation And completes another international information technology transaction

TÜV Rheinland has acquired OpenSky.

Washington, DC, (January 14, 2014) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that TÜV Rheinland has acquired OpenSky Corporation. FOCUS represented TÜV Rheinland in the transaction. Founded in 1872, TUV Rheinland is a $2 billion global leader in independent testing, inspection and certification… Read more »

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… Read more »

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

Tombstone: 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… Read more »

Middle Market Investment Banking Firm FOCUS LLC Represents Takata Corporation in the Purchase of BAE Systems Safety Products, Inc. and Schroth Safety Products GmbH in the U.S. and Germany, subsidiaries of BAE Systems

Takata Corporation (Japan) has acquired BAE Systems Products, Inc. and Schroth Safety Products, GmbH, subsidiaries of BAE Systems (United Kingdom).

Washington, DC (March, 6 2012) – FOCUS LLC, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Takata Corporation has acquired BAE Safety Products, Inc and Schroth Safety Products GmbH for $32M. FOCUS represented Takata in the transaction. Based in Tokyo, Japan, Takata is a major… Read more »

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… Read more »

Middle Market Investment Banking Firm FOCUS LLC Represents Henkel Corrosion Engineering in Acquisition by Ergon, Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc.

Corrosion Engineering, a business unit of Henkel Corporation has been acquired by Ergon.

Washington, DC (December 30, 2011) – FOCUS LLC, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced that substantially all of the assets of Henkel Corporation’s Corrosion Engineering business have been acquired by the ErgonArmor division of Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc. part of Ergon, Inc, in Jackson,… Read more »