FOCUS Investment Banking represents FutureTech Holding Company in its Acquisition of A2U

FutureTech Holding Company has acquired A2U

Atlanta, GA, (June 18, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that FutureTech Holding Company (FTH) has acquired A2U through its subsidiary Accscient, LLC in partnership with Alaris USA, Inc. FOCUS represented FTH in this transaction. FTH, established in 2005… Read more »

FOCUS Assumes Leadership Role at M&A Worldwide Event in Amsterdam

The recent 28th M&A Worldwide Rainmaker Summit in Amsterdam, Netherlands included 90 investment banking professionals from 33 countries, and was the biggest M&A convention in Europe in 2018. At the Summit, FOCUS CEO Douglas E. Rogers was selected as Industry Groups Leader, heading a group of seven international investment bankers. In 2017, M&A Worldwide Members… Read more »

Five Smart Steps in Applying Artificial Intelligence (AI)

“Artificial intelligence is the future… From health care to transportation to national security, AI has the potential to improve lives. But it comes with fears about economic disruption and a brewing ‘AI arms race.’ Like any transformational change, it’s complicated. Perhaps the biggest AI myth is that we can be confident about its future effects,”… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Spring 2018 Report

While public markets did not enjoy as strong a return as in our last two reporting periods, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) was still solidly in the black with a gain of 4.9% for the past three months. This gain looks even more impressive when measured against the broader indices. The S&P 500… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Orasi Software, Inc. in the Sale of its Testing Services Division to QualiTest Group

Atlanta, GA, (May 17, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that the Testing Services Division (TSD) of Orasi Software, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by QualiTest Group, subject to customary closing conditions. FOCUS represented Orasi… Read more »

Solid Q1 Sets Stage for Sizzling 2018

Q1 on Fire

Coming off a remarkable year when FOCUS closed an unprecedented 23 deals—up an amazing 64 percent—we’re confident 2018 is likely to set new records, too. First quarter data is in, demonstrating that dealmakers continue to see plenty of reasons for optimism for the remaining three quarters. “Business Carries the Economy” was The Wall Street Journal’s… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Information Technology Group’s Spring 2018 Report

FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

Our IT Team has been extremely busy as 2017 turned out to be an exceptional period for M&A. We believe the FOCUS IT team is uniquely qualified to help you meet your objectives because, unlike most information technology groups, we: Employ a proven transaction methodology which delivers results Devote senior C-level resources with operating expertise… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Spring 2018 Report

Unfortunately in public markets, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) was unable to capitalize on the momentum from its gains in our winter reporting period and continue its upward march in the spring. Instead, the sector was caught up in the overall market turbulence and dropped 4.8% in the past three months. This loss… Read more »

Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Spring 2018 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) snapped its streak of positive performances with a sharp drop of 10.2% in our spring reporting period. Losses were across the board as every sub sector save one was in negative territory. The CSPI’s performance compared poorly to the broader indices as well, significantly underperforming… Read more »

Download the Government, Aerospace and Defense Group’s Spring 2018 Report

FOCUS Government, Aerospace and Defense Quarterly

The latest issue of the FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Group Report — highlighting aerospace and defense — is now available. The new GAD Report includes: M&A Deals in Aerospace and Defense Set Sizzling Pace in 2017 Major Q1 2018 Deals in the GAD Sector Performance: S&P 500 vs. GAD GOVERNMENT Sector Q1 2018 AEROSPACE… Read more »