Human Capital Management

Like many FOCUS M&A advisors, the HCM team is comprised of professionals with relevant real world operating experience in the HCM industry. Our extensive proprietary database of leading HCM companies, includes HCM business owners, strategic buyers and private equity investors active in the space.

While COVID has impacted the HCM industry in a variety of ways, the FOCUS HCM team has continued to advise clients and close transactions throughout this period of uncertainty. FOCUS clients benefit from our deep industry relationships and inside knowledge of current valuations and deal structures.

The FOCUS Human Capital Management (HCM) team provides sell side and buy side M&A advisory services for lower-middle market workforce solution firms.

Our team works across multiple sectors:

  • Contract Staffing

  • Recruiting / Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)

  • eLearning / Training / LMS

  • HR Tech / SAAS Platforms

  • PEO / Payroll

  • VMS Platform Solutions

  • Employment Screening Services

  • Employee Benefits Solutions / Services


Our practice concentrates on providing investment banking services to middle market clients:

  • Sell-Side – assisting owners in analyzing and completing transactions to sell their business

  • Buy-Side – leading companies growth through targeted acquisition programs

  • Capital Raise – aiding companies in raising capital for growth or recapitalization


  • Industry Expertise – With backgrounds that include C-level operating experience, our bankers engage clients as peers, who understand the technical and operational nuances of our clients’ businesses as well as those of the M&A process

  • Experienced Bankers – Lead and execute every deal from start to finish, giving our clients the advantage of continuity and experience

  • Process-Driven Outcomes – Supported by strong in-house research, our M&A process has a proven track record —130+ closed deals in the last 10 years

Human Capital Management Team

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Hear From Our Clients

“The FOCUS team really knows their business, and they brought in multiple strong offers for us to consider. We really look forward to joining Talent Group—the best fit for us. George Shea and Bob Maiden walked us through the process every step of the way and highlighted our unique capabilities. We are thrilled with the result and wholeheartedly recommend FOCUS to any firm considering a sale.”

Carl Foster

Carl Foster, Founder/President, Queen Consulting Group

Queen Consulting Group