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General Informatics, Represented by FOCUS Investment Banking, is Recapitalized by Rosewood Private Investments

General Informatics has been recapitalized by Rosewood Private Investments Washington, DC (December 22, 2020) – FOCUS Investment Banking, (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and capital raising services, announced that General Informatics (GI), a Baton Rouge, LA-based full-service IT managed services provider (MSP), cloud services business and IT consultancy, has been recapitalized by Rosewood Private Investments (RPI), a Dallas-based private equity firm. Focus advised General Informatics in this transaction.

Managed Service Providers: Part 1

M&A Opportunities for Managed Service Providers

Graphic: Managed Service Providers 1

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have historically relied on in-house IT support, but there is an emerging trend of these companies outsourcing their IT functions to Managed Service Providers, or MSPs. The MSP sector is large, highly profitable and growing rapidly, with the market expected to reach more than $300 billion in five years.

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FOCUS Investment Banking Arranges Financing for VfD Technologies Acquisition of Isimac Machine Company

Tecum Capital has provided subordinated debt financing to VfD Technologies, Inc. to fund the acquisition of Isimac Machine Company Vienna, VA (November 5, 2020) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced today that VfD Technologies, Inc. (“VfD”) has obtained subordinated debt financing from Tecum Capital to fund its acquisition of Isimac Machine Company, Inc. (“Isimac”). The FOCUS’ Advanced Manufacturing & Automation Team represented VfD in the transaction.

Don’t Fear Private Equity: Misperceptions Overlook Positive Impact

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FOCUS Investment Banking Represents VfD Technologies in its Purchase of Isimac Machine Company

VfD Technologies has acquired Isimac Machine Company Vienna, VA (October 29, 2020) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services announced today that VfD Technologies, Inc. (“VfD”) has acquired Isimac Machine Company, Inc. (“Isimac”). The FOCUS’ Advanced Manufacturing & Automation Team represented VfD in the transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Accscient in its Acquisition of Mission Critical Systems

Accscient has acquired Mission Critical Systems Vienna, VA (October 20, 2020) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Accscient, a multifaceted technology company that creates innovation-powered business solutions, has purchased Mission Critical Systems, an information technology company focused solely on cyber security solutions. FOCUS represented Accscient in the transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Nokian Tyres’ Vianor Stores in the USA in a Sale to Gill’s Point S Tire & Auto Service

Vianor Tire Centers have been acquried by Gill's Point S Tire & Auto Service Washington, DC, (September 17, 2020) — FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, with a specialty in the automotive aftermarket, announced today that Nokian Tyres company-owned Vianor Stores in New England have been acquired by Gill’s Point S Tire & Auto Service. FOCUS represented Nokian Tyres in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ARCH Global Precision in Acquisition

Buy Side M&A Investment Banking

ARCH Global Precision, LLC has acquired Cling’s Aerospace, LLC Vienna, VA (August 11, 2020) – 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 (“ARCH”) has acquired Cling’s Aerospace, LLC (“Cling’s”).  FOCUS represented ARCH in the transaction.