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FOCUS Investment Banking Represents SEA/SUE Inc in its Sale to Waste Management

Anderson Rubbish Disposal has been acquired by Waste Management Inc.

Washington, DC (March 16, 2018) -- FOCUS Investment Banking, a leading advisory and intermediary firm, is proud to announce that SEA/SUE Inc and its two businesses, Anderson Rubbish Disposal and Moorpark Rubbish Disposal, have been acquired by Waste Management, Inc.  SEA/SUE has been operating in the City of Simi Valley and Moorpark California for over …

Technology, Jobs, and the Future of Work

Technology, Jobs, and the Future of Work

“Automation, digital platforms, and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts can help policy makers, business leaders, and workers move forward,” according to a briefing by the McKinsey Global Institute.

“The development of automation enabled by technologies including robotics and artificial intelligence brings the promise of higher productivity (and with …

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Why Tax Reform May Lift Middle Market M&A to New Heights in 2018!

It’s just possible the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is poised to have an even greater impact than U.S. legislators initially envisioned. In addition to spurring job growth and driving wages higher, the new tax code has provisions that potentially will not only boost middle market investment, but also jump start deal making across …

FOCUS on Success in 2018

FOCUS on Success in 2018

In 2017, FOCUS delivered remarkable results as detailed in the new FOCUS report, “Breaking Records & Building Volume,” published in early January. Now—for myriad solid reasons—we’re confident U.S. M&A again will deliver robust, even record-breaking results in 2018.

The M&A outlook for 2018 is positive, and a new survey, “Market Spotlight: 2018 Outlook,” released by …

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Breaking Records & Building Volume – Celebrating Robust Growth in 2017!

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In 2017, FOCUS closed deals leaped forward by a whopping 64 percent, and, frankly, I’m thrilled and extremely proud of our achievement!

Twenty-three closed deals demonstrate the solid expertise of FOCUS both in the spectrum of sectors engaged as well as in the variety of strategic services success- fully deployed.

Looking …

BREAKING RECORDS & BUILDING VOLUME – Celebrating Robust Growth in 2017!

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In 2017, FOCUS closed deals leaped forward by a whopping 64 percent, and, frankly, I’m thrilled and extremely proud of our achievement!

Twenty-three closed deals demonstrate the solid expertise of FOCUS both in the spectrum of sectors engaged as well as in the variety of strategic services successfully deployed.

Looking ahead to a prosperous 2018, …

FOCUS Investment Banking and Commenda Capital Represent Donnelly Communications in its Affiliation with Support Services Group

Donnelly Communications has become affiliated with Support Services Group

Washington, DC (December 15, 2017) – FOCUS Investment Banking and Commenda Capital announced today that Donnelly Communications has become affiliated with Support Services Group (S2G).  Commenda Capital originated the transaction and partnered with FOCUS because of its unique expertise in the customer support services industry.  Together they represented Donnelly Communications in this new partnership.  FOCUS …

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Lockstep in Recapitalization

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Lockstep Technology Group has been recapitalized by Renovus Capital Washington, DC (December 5, 2017) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced that Lockstep Technology Group has been recapitalized by Renovus Capital Partners. FOCUS represented Lockstep Technology Group in the transaction.

FOCUS CEO Doug Rodgers Speaks at 2017 M&A Worldwide Rainmaker Summit in Barcelona

In late October, FOCUS CEO Douglas E. Rodgers addressed the 27th Global M&A Worldwide Rainmaker Summit in Barcelona. More than 100 M&A professionals from more than 30 countries participated in order to meet local and international investors and to stimulate cross-border M&A.

The event united corporate deal makers from across the globe including professionals from …

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NEW RULES—Part II: How Distribution is Changing Who Gets What and How They Get It*

We are entering the distributive era—as well as an evolving phase for the international economy. According to an October 2017 McKinsey Quarterly report. “A new era brings new rules and realities… what will be the economic and social realities of this new era where distribution is paramount?” What can we reasonably expect?

In this new …