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FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Summer 2021 Report

Public Markets

The FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) was barely in the black for this current period with a three-month gain of 1.0%.This lagged both the 8.2% gain in the S&P 500 and the 9.5% gain in the NASDAQ over the same time frame by a wide margin.The situation is similar for the full year period as the CSPI’s increase of 16.5% represents less than half of the annual gains of the S&P 500 (up 38.6%) and the NASDAQ (up 44.2%). Sector multiples are higher than at this same time last year and closed out the period at 3.1x revenue and 8.7x EBITDA. Year-ago multiples were only 2.7x revenue and 7.8x EBITDA.

FOCUS Investment Banking featured in Axial’s 2021 Business Services Top 50

Axial Top 50 Business Services Washington, DC, (July 22, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services is please to be among Axial’s top lower middle market M&A advisors to the business services industry.
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FOCUS Investment Banking Strengthens Team With New Marketing Leadership

Washington, DC, (May 17, 2021) — FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Kahla Cooper and Amanda Damato have joined the firm as Director of Marketing and Marketing Manager, respectively.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Business Integra Technology Solutions in its Acquisition of Aquila Technology

Business Integra has acquired Aquila Technology, wholly owned subsidiary of Zensar Washington, DC, (April 2, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Business Integra Technology Solutions has acquired Aquila Technology Corp. from Zensar Technologies Inc. FOCUS represented Business Integra in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ARCH Global Precision LLC in its Acquisition of H. & S. Swansons’ Tool Company

ARCH Global Precision LLC has acquired H. & S. Swanson' Tool Company Washington, DC, (March 18, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that ARCH Global Precision, LLC, based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, has acquired H. & S. Swansons’ Tool Company, located in Pinellas Park, Florida. FOCUS represented ARCH in the transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ARCH Global Precision LLC in its Acquisition of Morsch Machine

ARCH Global Precision, LLC has acquired Morsch Machine Washington, DC, (March 2, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that ARCH Global Precision, LLC, a consolidated contract manufacturing company based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, has acquired Morsch Machine, a Chandler, Arizona-based certified precision machining firm. FOCUS represented ARCH in the transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Porterfield Tire, Inc. in its Sale to Tire Discounters

Porterfield Tire, Inc. has been acquired by Tire Discounters. Washington, DC, (February 12, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Porterfield Tire, Inc. of Athens, Georgia, has been sold to Cincinnati-based Tire Discounters. FOCUS represented Porterfield Tire in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Digital West in its Acquisition by Wave Broadband

Digital West has been acquired by Wave Broadband, a division of Astound Broadband Washington, DC, (February 11, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Digital West Holdings, Inc. (Digital West), a provider of fiber optic connectivity and related services for thousands of business customers in California’s Central Coast region, has been acquired by Wave Broadband, a division of Astound Broadband. FOCUS advised Digital West in the transaction.