The Kraus Organization, Ltd. Acquisition

This announcement appears as a matter of record only

The Kraus Organization, Ltd.

has acquired the assets of

Productivity, Inc.

We served as advisor to the Kraus Organization, Ltd.

a member of
M&A Worldwide

Securities transactions conducted by FOCUS Securities LLC, an affiliated company, registered broker dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.

FOCUS was engaged to represent the Kraus Organization, a NYC niche publishing and information services holding company, in acquiring a business into which Quality Resources, a Kraus division, would be tucked. The engagement resulted in the acquisition of Productivity, Inc., the leading provider of lean-manufacturing information and advisory services.