Download the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

For the second straight reporting period in public markets, the FOCUS Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI) delivered a relatively at financial performance. In this case, the sector was down 0.1% over the past three months. This underperformed the broader indices, as both the S&P 500 (up 2.5%) and the NASDAQ (up 3.7%) increased over the… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Exhibitor Labs in its Acquisition by Straight Arrow Products

Exhibitor Labs has been acquired by Straight Arrow

Washington, DC (September 22, 2017) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced today that Exhibitor Labs has been acquired by Straight Arrow Products.  FOCUS represented Exhibitor Labs in the transaction. For more than 30 years, Exhibitor Labs has blended a scientific background… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ncgCARE in its Purchase of Starlight Behavioral Health Services, Inc.

ncgCare has acquired Starlight Behavioral Health Services

Atlanta, GA, (September 7, 2017) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that ncgCARE has acquired Starlight Behavioral Health Services. FOCUS represented ncgCARE in the transaction. ncgCARE, is a national network of provider partners in behavioral healthcare. Started in 1993, ncgCARE… Read more »

Mid-Year M&A 2017: Remarkably Resilient

Mostly, the news is excellent. Stock market indexes are reaching record highs, corporate earnings are trending upward, global markets remain strong, and an active M&A market continues. The U.S. economy is outpacing most other developed markets, remaining remarkably resilient and positive in reaction to a variety of political outlooks, policy agendas, and geopolitical fears. From… Read more »

Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Summer 2017 Report

After a strong performance in our spring report, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) reversed course and dropped 2.8% in our summer reporting period. This was despite a favorable market backdrop where the S&P 500 gained 3.6% and the NASDAQ gained 5.0% over the corresponding time frame. Even after this period’s losses, the EFTTI… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents RedAwning.com in Raising $40 Million of Growth Equity

RedAwning has been recapitalized by Silversmith Capital Partners and Elephant VC

Rapidly growing, profitable business platform secures one of the largest initial financings in the Vacation Rental Segment of the travel industry. Washington, DC (August 9, 2017) — FOCUS Investment Banking is proud to announce that its client, RedAwning.com, has secured a $40 million growth equity investment led by Silversmith Capital Partners to expand its global… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Concours Collision Centres in its Sale to The Boyd Group, Inc.

Concours Collision Centres has been acquired by The Boyd Group.

Transaction is the FOCUS Automotive Group’s first outside the US. Washington, DC (August 9, 2017) — FOCUS Investment Banking, a leading advisory and intermediary firm in the automotive services sector, is proud to announce that Concours Collision Centres and its 4 locations have been acquired by The Boyd Group, Inc. Concours represents the first transaction… Read more »

Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Summer 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) had its second straight three-month period in negative territory, dropping 4.6% in our summer reporting period. This was despite relatively healthy gains in both the S&P 500 (up 2.6%) and the NASDAQ (up 3.9%). The difference between the CSPI and the broader indices is even… Read more »

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents KMS Solutions, LLC in its Acquisition by SUBSYSTEMs

KMS Solutions, LLC has been acquired by Subsystem Technologies, Inc.

Washington, DC, (July 18, 2017) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that KMS Solutions, LLC (KMS) has been acquired by Subsystem Technologies, Inc. (SUBSYSTEMs). FOCUS represented KMS in the transaction.  Founded in 2005, KMS is a woman-owned small business dedicated… Read more »