Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Atomic Auto Body in Sale to Gerber Collision and Glass

Atomic Auto Body and Detail, Inc. has been acquired by Gerber Collision and Glass Washington, DC, (April 9, 2019) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, with a specialty in the automotive services sector, announced today that Atomic Auto Body has been sold to Gerber Collision and Glass. FOCUS represented Atomic Auto Body in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Price’s Collision Centers in its Sale to Caliber Collision

Price's Collision Centers has been acquired by Caliber Collision Washington, DC, (April 9, 2019) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, with a specialty in the automotive services sector, announced today that Price’s Collision Centers of Nashville, TN has been acquired by Caliber Holdings Corporation of Lewisville, TX. FOCUS represented Price’s Collision Centers in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents United Technology Group, LLC in its Acquisition by Coretelligent, a Portfolio Company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson

United Technology Group (UTG) has been acquired by Coretelligent, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS) Washington, DC, (April 3, 2019) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that United Technology Group, LLC (UTG) has been acquired by Coretelligent, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS). FOCUS represented UTG in this transaction.
Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)

Is Now the Right Time to Consider an ESOP?

FOCUS adopted an ESOP, an employee stock ownership plan, form of corporate structure late last year. We decided to implement an ESOP as it afforded our partners an opportunity to redeem their capital accounts, but kept our existing organization intact without any changes to our culture, organization, benefit plans or management team. In effect, the ESOP allowed us to maintain our business model and procedures exactly the same as prior to the transaction. In so doing, FOCUS joined nearly 7,000 other companies who have made the decision to establish an ESOP.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Cyber Security firm Kivu Consulting, Inc. in its Recapitalization by Bow River Capital

Kivu Consulting has been recapitalized by Bow River Capital Partners

Washington, DC, (February 12, 2019) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Kivu Consulting, Inc. has been acquired by Bow River Capital. FOCUS represented Kivu Consulting in this transaction.

Since 2009, Kivu Consulting has provided incident response, risk management and …