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Accelerate and The Purple Guys

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Accelerate, Inc., in its Sale to The Purple Guys

FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Accelerate, Inc., an Indianapolis-based IT managed services provider, has been acquired by The Purple Guys, a leading provider of managed IT services to small and mid-sized organizations. FOCUS represented Accelerate in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Bruce’s Tire & Auto Service in its Sale to Sun Auto Tire & Service, Inc.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Bruce’s Tire & Auto Service in its Sale to Sun Auto Tire & Service, Inc. FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Bruce’s Tire & Auto Service (“Bruce’s Tire”), a Fremont, California-based local tire specialist and repair center, has been acquired by Sun Auto Tire & Service, Inc. (“Sun Auto”), a leading provider of quality auto repair, maintenance, and tire services. FOCUS advised Bruce’s Tire in this transaction, which closed last December.
Software Synergy, Inc. and TEOCO

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Software Synergy in its Acquisition by TEOCO

FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that it represented Software Synergy, Inc. (“SSI”), a provider of automated, intelligent network-wide routing and optimization solutions for the planning and management of communications service provider networks, in its acquisition by TEOCO. The transaction closed in December 2021.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Capital Paint and Refinish, LLC in its Sale to Wesco Group, LLC

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Capital Paint and Refinish, LLC in its Sale to Wesco Group, LLC FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Capital Paint and Refinish, LLC (“Capital”), a premier source for automotive paint and supplies across Texas, Louisiana, and Colorado, has been acquired by Wesco Group, LLC (“Wesco”), a leading paint, body, and equipment distributor in the U.S. and Canada. FOCUS represented Capital in this transaction.
McNulty & Associates and Citrin Cooperman

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents McNulty & Associates in its Sale to Citrin Cooperman

FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that McNulty & Associates (“McNulty”), an industry leading provider of price-to-win (PTW) and competitive analysis and assessments professional services, has joined Citrin Cooperman, one of the nation’s largest professional services firms. FOCUS represented McNulty in this transaction.
Axial: Top 5 Investment Bank 2022

FOCUS Investment Banking Ranks Top 5 in Axial’s Top Lower Middle Market Investment Banks

Washington, DC, (April 20, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a leading national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, is pleased to be acknowledged as a Top Five Investment Bank in Axial’s Top Lower Middle Market M&A Advisors list for the first quarter of 2022. FOCUS has been named on this list for the past several quarters.
S&S Tire & Auto, C&R Tire, Community Tire Pros, and Big Brand Tire Service

FOCUS Investment Banking Combines Three Tire Businesses into One and Sells it to Big Brand Tire

Washington, DC, (April 18, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a na- tional middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that three auto service and repair businesses have been acquired by Big Brand Tire, a one-stop tire and auto repair pro- vider based in Phoenix. FOCUS represented C&R Tire, S&S Tire & Auto, and Commu- nity Tire Pros & Auto Repair in this transaction.

Rotax Metals, Inc. Case Study

Rotax Metals, Inc. has been acquired by Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.

Rotax Metals, Inc. (“Rotax”), a red metal distributor specializing in copper, bronze and brass alloys, has been acquired by Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE: RS), a leading global diversified metal solutions provider. FOCUS initiated this transaction and advised Rotax throughout the process. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.

Stratum Technology Case Study

Stratum Technology has been acquired by Open Systems Technology, Inc.

Stratum Technology (“Stratum”), a Texas-based cloud service provider, has been acquired by Open Systems Technologies, Inc. (“OST”), a Midwest-based digital and IT consultancy. FOCUS initiated this transaction and advised Stratum throughout the process. This case study highlights the unique process of this transaction.

Accscient, LLC Case Study

Accscient, a subsidiary of FutureTech Holding Company, has acquired IntraSystems, Inc.

FutureTech Holding Company (“FTH”), a leader in information technology (“IT”) and IT enabled services, has acquired IntraSystems, Inc., a company that specializes in the deployment and delivery of IT infrastructure, virtualization services, security, and cloud solutions. FOCUS initiated this transaction and advised FutureTech throughout the process. This case study highlights the unique process of this buy-side transaction.