Dr. Vaikunth N. Gupta, Co-Founder and Partner, The Panum Group

The Panum Group, LLC is happy to receive an investment from Renovus Capital. They understand our business and crafted a transaction that worked for all parties involved. Also, FOCUS Investment Bankers’ guidance was crucial in consummating the transaction. They stood by our side every step of the way.

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Steve French, CEO, LbGlobalLaw

“Through its disciplined process FOCUS leveraged its database of prospective mezzanine and growth equity investors and obtained multiple investment proposals ranging from mezzanine debt structures to control acquisitions.

“Their assistance preparing a comprehensive information memorandum describing our unique business model and helping us manage the negotiations and due diligence process was invaluable.”

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Jared Feldman, CEO and Founder, FORA Financial

“The support we received from FOCUS reflects the confidence they have in our business and the growth we expect in the future. FOCUS understands all that we do and well positioned us in front of a variety of lenders. We look forward to expanding our relationship as our business grows.”

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Jim Trummer, President and CEO of Nextek, Inc.

“The electronic manufacturing services industry was significantly impacted in the past year, but FOCUS helped us present our business and financial results to highlight our strong track record even in this difficult recessionary environment. In today’s extremely difficult lending environment, FOCUS’ assistance was critical in closing this loan.”

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Jeff Jarvis, CEO of Agentek

“FOCUS’ familiarity working with entrepreneurs and its ability to tap into a seasoned Senior Advisor network were essential in assisting Agentek on its journey from a great technology to a great business model that was attractive to numerous investors. In this transaction, the lead banker for FOCUS invited a Senior Advisor, who was the retired …


Ray Daly, President and Co-Founder, Vertex Solutions

“We spent more than a decade building our business and knew how to run it at a level of performance well above others in our industry, but we had no experience selling a company. For that depth of expertise, we partnered with FOCUS because of their skilled team and track record of middle market M&A …


Mike Coleman, Chairman and CEO of Integrity Media

"When I first considered recapitalizing Integrity, I thought of Jonathan Wilfong at FOCUS LLC. I have had a relationship with Jonathan for almost 20 years and knew he understood our firm's mission and business, as well as the media industry. Even during this time of troubled markets, FOCUS was able to secure a credit facility …


Frank A. Pezzanite, CEO and Judy Pezzanite, COO, Co-Founders, LSSI

"LSSI was founded in 1981; since that time, our firm has been providing total library management services to government and public libraries. Today, we are the industry leader in providing outsourced library management. Our initial market was the U.S.Federal Government where we managed multiple agency library locations. In the late 1980s, we were introduced to …

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John Slater

Partner and Advanced Manufacturing & Automation Team Leader

John Slater, a FOCUS Partner and Capital Financing Team Leader, has thirty one years of M&A and capital raising experience. Prior to that time, he spent nine years as a practicing attorney, focused primarily on financial transactions, securities and tax matters.
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Bob Beard

Managing Director

Bob Beard, a FOCUS managing director, has over 25 years of experience in merger and acquisition placement and financing. Mr. Beard has structured over 50 transactions involving more than $700 million of capital. H