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Positive Indicators Point to an Upbeat 2010 M&A Middle Market Forecast

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Despite an unprecedented worldwide economic meltdown, FOCUS’ middle market merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance business remained active in 2009. On average, the firm served over 40 clients in any given month, and closed 12 transactions during the year.

At the beginning of a new year, it is useful to look back and assess what …

Your Corporate Development Strategy: Five Questions to Ask When Selecting an Investment Banking Partner

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Most corporate executives fully understand the “strategic planning” process that projects the enterprise’s corporate objectives and initiatives over a five to seven year period. Many corporate management teams employ a strategic planning firm to facilitate the planning process which levels the playing field and results in the most objective and targeted strategic plan.

Corporate owners …