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FOCUS Investment Banking Announces Merger of Silva Capital Solutions to Enhance and Expand Its Human Capital Management Practice

Washington, DC, (September 20, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Silva Capital Solutions, Inc. (“SCS”), a Marietta, Georgia-based boutique advisory firm and leader in the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry, has merged its practice into FOCUS and that its Founder and President, Wanda J. Silva, has joined FOCUS as a Managing Director.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents VfD Technologies, Inc. in its Sale to ARCH Global Precision

Precision Machining Subsidiaries of VfD Technologies have been acquired by ARCH Medical Solutions Washington, DC, (September 13, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that three precision machining subsidiaries of VfD Technologies, Inc. (“VfD”), a technology intensive manufacturer, have been acquired by ARCH Global Precision (“ARCH”), a company that manufactures high-quality cutting tools and medical instruments. FOCUS initiated this transaction and advised VfD throughout the process.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents DIGITALiBiz, Inc. in its sale to Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc.

DIGITALiBiz has been acquired by Chickasaw Nation Industries has been acquired by Chickasaw Nation Industries Washington, DC, (September 2, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that DIGITALiBiz, Inc. (“iBiz”), an experienced Federal Government contractor providing next generation solutions, has been acquired by Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. (“CNI”), a federally chartered corporation wholly owned by the Chickasaw Nation. FOCUS represented iBiz in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Guaranty RV in its Sale to Bish’s RV

Guaranty RV Super Centers has been acquired by Bish's RV Washington, DC, (August 25, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Guaranty RV, Oregon’s largest RV retailer, has been acquired by Bish’s RV. FOCUS represented the Nill family, the owners and operators of Guaranty RV, in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents aeSolutions in the sale of its Division, aeCyberSolutions, to Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory

aeCyberSolutions, a division of aeSolutions, has been acquired by Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory Washington, DC, (August 9, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national mid- dle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corpo- rate finance services, announced today that aeCyberSolutions (aeCyber) has been acquired by Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory. aeCyber was an Industrial Cybersecurity (IC) division of aeSolutions, a consulting, engineering and systems integration company based in South Carolina. FOCUS represented aeSolutions in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Sage Management in its Acquisition by SIB Fixed Cost Reduction

Sage Management has been acquired by SIB Fixed Cost Reduction, a portfolio company of O2 Investment Partners Washington, DC, (August 9, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, an- nounced today that Sage Management, Inc. (“Sage”), a provider of best-in-class software-driven solu- tions that enable telecom service providers, large enterprises, and government customers to optimize their communications inventory and spend, has been acquired by SIB Fixed Cost Reduction, a portfolio company of O2 Investment Partners.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Best Trash in its Recapitalization by Amberjack Capital Partners

Best Trash received an investment from Amberjack Capital Partners Washington, DC, (August 6, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Best Trash, one of the largest privately-owned residential waste collection companies in the greater Houston area, has received an investment from Amberjack Capital Partners (“Amber- jack”), a specialized private equity investor that partners with world class entrepreneurs, managers and business owners in the industrial, infrastructure, and environmental markets. FOCUS advised Best Trash in this transaction.
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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).