Atlanta, GA, (December 5, 2016) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that ncgCARE has obtained growth financing from NewSpring Mezzanine Capital. ncgCARE is a national network of provider partners in behavioral healthcare. With over 900 employees across multiple partner companies, ncgCARE… Read more »
FOCUS Investment Banking is part of M&A Worldwide (MAWW), an established international association of 37 M&A boutiques working together to facilitate cross-border activities such as mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance projects, and consulting. FOCUS has been a part of this network since 2005 and has completed 31 cross-border projects with its partners in this network.
One of the partners with which FOCUS has worked closely is Aeternus Corporate Finance. Headquartered right outside of Amsterdam in Venlo, the Netherlands, Aeternus is an independent investment bank, like FOCUS, that provides M&A and corporate finance advisory services to mid-sized companies in the Netherlands and throughout Europe.
According to the November 12, 2016 issue of The Washington Post, “Oil drillers. Gas pipelines. Coal. Banks. Pharmaceuticals. Construction and industrial equipment. The defense industry. Those are among the likely winners of a Donald Trump administration that could take the lid off coal and fracking regulations, begin an extensive repair of the nation’s roads and… Read more »
In public markets, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) posted a gain of 1.4% in our fall reporting period. While not a large gain in absolute terms, it was still good enough to outperform both the S&P 500 (which dropped 2.2%) and the NASDAQ (which was up only 0.5%). Please register to download FOCUS… Read more »
Washington, DC (November 18, 2016) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced today that Robert W Mallon Inc. has been acquired by Colours, Inc., one of the fastest growing PPG Platinum paint distributors in the United States. Together with Mallon Auto Paint… Read more »
Washington, DC (November 8, 2016) – 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 (“ARCH”) has acquired Rid-Lom Precision Manufacturing Corporation. FOCUS represented ARCH in the transaction. ARCH, a Strength Capital Partners and Main Post Partners platform… Read more »
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: Welcome to the IoT Revolution in Healthcare by Les Mace, Senior Advisor, FOCUS Investment Banking LLC—… Read more »
In public markets, the Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) dipped into the red in our fall reporting period with a loss of 3.7%. This was despite a strong market backdrop where the S&P 500 was up 3.3% and the NASDAQ was up 9.7%. Please register to download FOCUS Telecom Technology and Services Group’s U.S. Communications… Read more »
Washington, DC (October 28, 2016) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced today that Amadeus Consulting, LLC has been acquired by Exadel, Inc. FOCUS represented Amadeus in the transaction. Amadeus Consulting provides software strategy and development services for organizations looking to drive… Read more »
Selling a business comes with a lot of uncertainties. While a would-be seller can’t always control which parties are interested in buying, the seller does control the way the business is managed and scaled leading up to the sale—and the way they use their leverage in negotiations. FOCUS Partners George Shea and Manan Shah discuss the current selling climate, typical exit process, and the importance of a strong management team.