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

In public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) increased a scant 0.4% in our winter reporting period. However, this gain looks much more impressive when measured against the performance of the overall market. Over the same time period, the S&P 500 dropped 4.9%, while the NASDAQ dropped nearly 10%. In short, the sector …

FOCUS Holdings USA Obtains ESOP Financing from EagleBank

FOCUS Holdings USA, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Trust has obtained financing from EagleBank Atlanta, GA, (December 12, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance advisory services, announced today that the FOCUS Holdings USA Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Trust has obtained financing from EagleBank in connection with its acquisition of FOCUS Investment Banking LLC.
Rainmaker Group Photo 2018 Miami

Generating Great Business Opportunities–Mission Accomplished in MIAMI!

The 29th M&A Worldwide Rainmaker MIAMI Summit, held November 15-16 in Miami Beach’s famous Art Deco District on South Beach, included 112 people from 22 countries, including: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, and the United States.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents John Staurulakis, Inc. in its Receipt of an Investment from Stone-Goff Partners

JSI has been recapitalized by Stone-Goff Partners.

Washington, DC, (November 26, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that John Staurulakis, Inc. (JSI) has received an investment from Stone-Goff Partners.  FOCUS represented JSI in this transaction.

JSI is the leading national provider of regulatory and compliance consulting …

Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly

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

For public markers, while at first glance the 3.0% gain in the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) might not seem particularly strong, it compares quite favorably to the 3.7% decline in the S&P 500 and the 4.8% decline in the NASDAQ over the same time period. The sector also compares favorably to the broader …

FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About BLOCKCHAIN*
(*But Were Afraid to Ask)

Blockchain allows digital information to be distributed but not copied, creating the backbone of an ingenious new type of internet. It’s the brainchild of a person or group of people known by a pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto. While blockchain …

FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Quarterly

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

The latest issue of the FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Group Report — highlighting aerospace and defense — is now available. The new GAD Report includes:

  • Major Q3 2018 Deals in the GAD Sector
  • Performance: S&P 500 vs. GAD
  • GOVERNMENT Sector Q3 2018
  • AEROSPACE Sector Q3 2018
  • DEFENSE Sector Q3 2018
  • Selected GAD Transactions Q3

Extracting Maximum Deal Value—Seven Keys to Success

“With M&A activity showing no sign of slowing, a continuing focus on revenue synergy execution will be critical in delivering value…By understanding the sources of value and executing against the seven keys to success…executives can get a jump start on capturing value and outperforming the market.” That’s the conclusion of an October 2018 McKinsey & Company survey of 200 seasoned M&A executives from ten industries.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Southern Diversified Technologies, Inc. in its Acquisition by UniTek Global Services, Inc.

Southern Diversified Technologies, Inc. has been acquired by UniTek Global Services, Inc.

Washington, DC, October 26, 2018 – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Southern Diversified Technologies, Inc. (SDT) has been acquired by UniTek Global Services, Inc.  FOCUS represented SDT in this transaction.

Established in 1993 and headquartered in Brookhaven, Mississippi, SDT …