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FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Business Integra Technology Solutions in its Acquisition of Aquila Technology

Business Integra has acquired Aquila Technology, wholly owned subsidiary of Zensar Washington, DC, (April 2, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Business Integra Technology Solutions has acquired Aquila Technology Corp. from Zensar Technologies Inc. FOCUS represented Business Integra in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ARCH Global Precision LLC in its Acquisition of H. & S. Swansons’ Tool Company

ARCH Global Precision LLC has acquired H. & S. Swanson' Tool Company Washington, DC, (March 18, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that ARCH Global Precision, LLC, based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, has acquired H. & S. Swansons’ Tool Company, located in Pinellas Park, Florida. FOCUS represented ARCH in the transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ARCH Global Precision LLC in its Acquisition of Morsch Machine

ARCH Global Precision, LLC has acquired Morsch Machine Washington, DC, (March 2, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that ARCH Global Precision, LLC, a consolidated contract manufacturing company based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, has acquired Morsch Machine, a Chandler, Arizona-based certified precision machining firm. FOCUS represented ARCH in the transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Stonebridge Consulting in its Acquisition by Sierra Digital

Stonebridge Consulting, LLC has been acquired by Sierra Digital Inc. Washington, DC, (February 25, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Stonebridge Consulting, a privately-held technology solutions provider to energy industries, has been acquired by Sierra Digital, Inc., a Houston-based specialist in digital transformation. FOCUS represented Stonebridge Consulting in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Porterfield Tire, Inc. in its Sale to Tire Discounters

Porterfield Tire, Inc. has been acquired by Tire Discounters. Washington, DC, (February 12, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Porterfield Tire, Inc. of Athens, Georgia, has been sold to Cincinnati-based Tire Discounters. FOCUS represented Porterfield Tire in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Digital West in its Acquisition by Wave Broadband

Digital West has been acquired by Wave Broadband, a division of Astound Broadband Washington, DC, (February 11, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Digital West Holdings, Inc. (Digital West), a provider of fiber optic connectivity and related services for thousands of business customers in California’s Central Coast region, has been acquired by Wave Broadband, a division of Astound Broadband. FOCUS advised Digital West in the transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Announces Paul Dickson Has Joined the Advanced Manufacturing and Food and Beverage Groups as a Managing Director

Photo: Paul Dickson Washington, DC, (February 5, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Paul Dickson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Advanced Manufacturing and Food and Beverage industry groups. He is based in Portland, Oregon.

Managed Service Providers: Part 2

Strategic M&A Initiatives & Trends for MSPs

As we discussed in the previous blog, there is a growing trend of small and medium-sized businesses outsourcing their IT functions to Managed Service Providers, or MSPs, for reasons of cost, time efficiency and technology support and expertise. While the MSP sector is large, highly profitable and growing rapidly, it’s also highly fragmented, with more than 20,000 companies in North America offering a wide variety of IT services. That creates M&A opportunities for MSPs looking to expand their menu of services, increase market share and diversify revenue streams.