FOCUS Investment Banking Advises Learning Tree International on Convertible Line of Credit

Learning Tree International has been invested in by a Private Investor

Washington, DC, (July 30, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced it assisted in securing $5 million in financing for Learning Tree International, Inc. (OTCQX: LTRE) from a private investor (the “Investor”).  FOCUS represented Learning Tree International, Inc. in this transaction.…

FOCUS Honored to Host 29th M&A Worldwide Rainmaker MIAMI Summit

On November 15-16, 2018, one of the largest worldwide, middle market M&A conferences is coming to The Palms in Miami Beach, proudly hosted by FOCUS. In a venue designed for positive personal interaction, Summit participants will network with more than 150 business executives and international investment bankers at a unique event that promises to be …

U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly

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In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) had a second straight reporting period in the red, dropping 1.7% in the past three months. This meant that the CSPI underperformed the broader indices by a fairly wide margin, as the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ were up 2.9% and 6.3%, respectively, over the …

FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

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Digital Transformation:
MSPs Moving on Up...Fast

Managed service providers (MSPs) are third-party technology experts, hired to help scale, monitor, and update various aspects of an organization’s IT systems. As described by AutoO, “MSP roles have evolved over the past decade from simply maintaining legacy systems to taking responsibility for repairs and …

FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Quarterly

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Supersonic Transport: Déjà Vu All Over Again?

By Paul V. Mifsud, Esq., MifnetWORLD

"In February 2016, Lockheed Martin received a contract from NASA to submit a preliminary design utilizing the firm’s Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) to create a Low Boom Flight Demonstration Aircraft or LBFD. As a result, in April of …

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

Orasi's Software Testing Division has been acquired by QualiTest

Atlanta, GA, (July 9, 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 been acquired by QualiTest Group. FOCUS represented Orasi Software, Inc. in this transaction. This transaction creates a work …

FOCUS on Successful Cross-Border M&A!

FOCUS Investment Banking is honored to host the 29th M&A Worldwide Rainmaker MIAMI Summit at The Palms Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida on November 15-16, 2018. This is a first for us—we’re busy preparing—and looking forward to a unique event that’s both dynamic and profitable. M&A Worldwide, a global network of M&A advisory firms from 45 countries, is comprised of high-quality advisory firms with proven skills and track records in both domestic and cross-border M&A transactions.

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

In public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) suffered a modest downturn in our summer reporting period, dropping 2.4% in the past three months. This broke a streak of two reporting periods with solid gains and underperformed both the 0.3% drop in the S&P 500 and the 2.3% gain in the NASDAQ over