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FOCUS Named Top Software Industry M&A Advisor

FOCUS Investment Banking Named a Top Software Industry M&A Advisor

Washington, DC, (March 2, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, has been recognized as a leading M&A advisor in the software industry. FOCUS was named to Axial’s ranking of the Top 50 lower middle market private equity investors and M&A advisors in software, mainly due to its work on sell-side transactions.
General Informatics and CMS IP Technologies

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents General Informatics in its Acquisition of CMS IP Technologies

Washington, DC, (February 22, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that General Informatics (“GI”), an IT managed services provider and network infrastructure company and a portfolio company of Rosewood Private Investments (“RPI”), has acquired CMS IP Technologies (“CMS”), a leading managed IT provider. FOCUS advised GI in this transaction.
Vista Eye Specialists and Atlantic Vision Partners

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Vista Eye Specialists in its Sale to Atlantic Vision Partners, LLC

Washington, DC, (February 14, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Vista Eye Specialists, an ophthalmologic and optomet- ric practice, has been acquired by Atlantic Vision Partners (“AVP”), a portfolio company of Sheridan Capital Partners. FOCUS managing directors, Eric Yetter and Andy Snyder, advised Vista Eye Specialists in this partnership.They are among the most active advisors to ophthal- mologists in transactions with private equity-backed organizations.
Strolleria and Peninsula Capital Partners and Weave Growth Partners

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Strolleria LLC in its Sale to Weave Growth Partners and Peninsula Capital Partners

Washington, DC, (February 1, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that a majority stake in Strolleria, LLC, a multichannel retailer of high-end baby gear, has been acquired by Weave Growth Partners, a Silicon Valley-based private investment firm, and Peninsula Capital Partners, a Detroit-based private equity firm. FOCUS advised Strolleria in this transaction.
Stratum and OST

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Stratum Technology in its Sale to Open Systems Technologies, Inc.

Washington, DC, (January 28, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that 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 represented Stratum in this transaction.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Velmed, Inc. in its Sale to Canadian Hospital Specialties Ltd.

Velmed Inc. has been acquired by Canadian Hospital Specialties, a portfolio company of Flexpoint Ford Washington, DC, (January 27, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, dives- titure, and corporate finance services, announced today that Velmed, Inc. (“Velmed”), a South Carolina-based manufacturer of medical devices for the operating room and sterile processing department, has been acquired by Canadian Hospital Specialties Limited (“CHS”), a portfolio company of Flexpoint Ford, LLC. FOCUS advised Velmed in this transaction.
FOCUS Continues to Rank #1

FOCUS Investment Banking continues to rank #1 in Axial’s Top 20 Lower Middle Market Investment Banks for 4Q 2021

Washington, DC, (January 21, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a leading national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, is delighted to be acknowledged as #1 on Axial’s Top Lower Middle Market M&A Advisors list for Q4 2021. This marks the second consecutive quarter the firm has received this recognition.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents BROTHERS Mail Order Industries in its Sale to Holley

Brothers Mail Order Industries, Inc. has been acquired by Holley, Inc. Washington, DC, (January 24, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that BROTHERS Mail Order Industries (“BROTHERS”), America’s number one source for 1947-87 Chevrolet and GMC truck parts, has been acquired by Holley, the largest and fastest growing platform for performance automotive enthusiasts. FOCUS advised BROTHERS in this transaction.
Accscient and Futuretech

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ACCSCIENT, LLC. in its Acquisition of IntraSystems, Inc.

Washington, DC, (January 21, 2022) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market invest- ment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that ACCSCIENT, LLC, a subsidiary of 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 represented FTH and ACCSCIENT in this transaction.
Rotax Metails and Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Rotax Metals, Inc. in its Sale to Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.

Washington, DC, (December 28, 2021) – FOCUS Investment Banking (“FOCUS”), a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announced today that Rotax Metals, Inc. (“Rotax”), a metals service center specializing in copper, bronze and brass alloys, has been acquired by Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE: RS), a leading global diversified metal solutions provider. FOCUS represented Rotax in this transaction.