Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Spring 2018

FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

“Can biotechnology and genetic engineering turn the clock back for a generation of boomers? A land rush of advanced research and investment into the biology of aging is yield- ing tantalizing prospects.” That’s the opening paragraph of a fascinating new article, “New Aging Research Yields Tantalizing Prospects,” written by Craig Ladkin, a FOCUS Investment Banking… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Announces John Grady and Abe Garver Join FOCUS as Managing Directors

FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announces that John W. Grady, located in Austin, Texas, has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Southeast region and Abe Garver has joined as a Managing Director in the Northeast region. “With more than… Read more »

How Actual Intelligence is Transforming Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expanding and improving exponentially through ever more powerful parallel computing, more data, and deeper algorithms—to become an increasingly important facet of everyday life. But what exactly is AI and what does it mean for your business? AI can be defined as any task performed by a program or machine that—if carried… Read more »

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

In public markets, for the second straight reporting period the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) experienced a strong gain. The CFTTI jumped 13.9% in our spring reporting period, which outpaced the 2.5% gain in the S&P 500 and the 5.8% gain in the NASDAQ by a wide margin. Unlike our last reporting period, however,… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ncgCARE in its Purchase of Grace Harbour

Image: ncgCARE has acquired Grace Harbour, Inc. Behavioral Health

Atlanta, GA, (March 26, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that ncgCARE has acquired Grace Harbour. FOCUS represented ncgCARE in this transaction. ncgCARE is a national network of provider partners in behavioral healthcare. With over 900 employees across multiple… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents SEA/SUE Inc in its Sale to Waste Management

Anderson Rubbish Disposal has been acquired by Waste Management Inc.

Washington, DC (March 16, 2018) — FOCUS Investment Banking, a leading advisory and intermediary firm, is proud to announce that SEA/SUE Inc and its two businesses, Anderson Rubbish Disposal and Moorpark Rubbish Disposal, have been acquired by Waste Management, Inc.  SEA/SUE has been operating in the City of Simi Valley and Moorpark California for over… Read more »

Technology, Jobs, and the Future of Work

“Automation, digital platforms, and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts can help policy makers, business leaders, and workers move forward,” according to a briefing by the McKinsey Global Institute. “The development of automation enabled by technologies including robotics and artificial intelligence brings the promise of higher productivity (and with… Read more »

Why Tax Reform May Lift Middle Market M&A to New Heights in 2018!

It’s just possible the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is poised to have an even greater impact than U.S. legislators initially envisioned. In addition to spurring job growth and driving wages higher, the new tax code has provisions that potentially will not only boost middle market investment, but also jump start deal making across… Read more »

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

In public markets, for the second straight reporting period, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) delivered a strong return, jumping up 14.6% in the past three months. This handily outperformed the 9.7% gain in the S&P 500 and the 11.4% gain in the NASDAQ over the corresponding time-period. Please register to download FOCUS Telecom… Read more »

FOCUS on Success in 2018

FOCUS on Success in 2018

In 2017, FOCUS delivered remarkable results as detailed in the new FOCUS report, “Breaking Records & Building Volume,” published in early January. Now—for myriad solid reasons—we’re confident U.S. M&A again will deliver robust, even record-breaking results in 2018. The M&A outlook for 2018 is positive, and a new survey, “Market Spotlight: 2018 Outlook,” released by… Read more »