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FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Summer 2021 Report

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The FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) was barely in the black for this current period with a three-month gain of 1.0%.This lagged both the 8.2% gain in the S&P 500 and the 9.5% gain in the NASDAQ over the same time frame by a wide margin.The situation is similar for the full year period as the CSPI’s increase of 16.5% represents less than half of the annual gains of the S&P 500 (up 38.6%) and the NASDAQ (up 44.2%). Sector multiples are higher than at this same time last year and closed out the period at 3.1x revenue and 8.7x EBITDA. Year-ago multiples were only 2.7x revenue and 7.8x EBITDA.

FOCUS Investment Banking featured in Axial’s 2021 Business Services Top 50

Axial Top 50 Business Services Washington, DC, (July 22, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services is please to be among Axial’s top lower middle market M&A advisors to the business services industry.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Mahansaria Tyres Private Limited in its Acquisition of Tyres International

Mahansaria Tyres Private Limited (MTPL) has acquired Tyres International Washington, DC, (July 15, 2021) –  Washington, DC, (July 15, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced that Mahansaria Tyres Private Limited (MTPL), an India-based commercial and industrial tire manufacturer, has acquired a majority stake in Tyres International (TI), an Ohio-based tire importer and distributor. FOCUS represented MTPL in this transaction, along with Percipient Capital Advisors (India).

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents T Sportline In its Sale to Kian Capital

T Sportline has been acquired by Kian Capital Washington, DC, (June 21, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that T Sportline (or the “Company”), a Los Angeles-based e-commerce provider and first mover in the Tesla aftermarket space, has been acquired by Kian Capital (“Kian”), a private investment firm. FOCUS represented T Sportline in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Microconsult Inc. in Sale to Certified Laboratories

Microconsult, Inc. has been acquired by Certified Group Washington, DC, (June 4, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Microconsult, Inc., a Carrollton, Texas-based industry leader in cosmetic, supplement and personal care product testing, has been acquired by Certified Laboratories, a Melville, New York-based operator of food, supplements, cosmetic, and personal care laboratories. FOCUS represented Microconsult in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Performance Collision Centers in its Sale to Classic Collision

Performance Collision Centers has been acquired by Classic Collision LLC Washington, DC, (May 26, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Performance Collision Centers, a premier provider of collision repair services headquartered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has been acquired by Classic Collision, LLC, a national collision repair operator based in Atlanta. FOCUS represented Performance Collision Centers in this transaction.
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FOCUS Investment Banking Strengthens Team With New Marketing Leadership

Washington, DC, (May 17, 2021) — FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Kahla Cooper and Amanda Damato have joined the firm as Director of Marketing and Marketing Manager, respectively.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Avar Consulting Inc. in Sale to AMDEX Corporation

Avar Consulting, Inc. has been acquired by AMDEX Corporation Washington, DC, (April 29, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Avar Consulting, Inc., a well-established policy research firm headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, has been acquired by AMDEX Corporation, a rapidly growing IT and professional services firm based in Silver Spring, Maryland. Both companies are woman- and minority-owned IT-focused government contractors. FOCUS represented Avar in this transaction.
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FOCUS Investment Banking Announces Merger of Physicians First to Enhance and Expand Healthcare Practice

Washington, DC, (May 10, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Physicians First, a Nashville, Tennessee-based boutique investment banking firm focused on healthcare, has merged its practice into FOCUS. Physicians First founders Eric Yetter and Andy Snyder are joining FOCUS as Managing Directors. Yetter will lead the FOCUS Healthcare Team.