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Independents vs. Conglomerates: Who’s Winning the Battle for Tire-Buying Consumers?

It seems like every issue of Modern Tire Dealer has an announcement of a new acquisition by Monro Inc., Icahn Automotive Group LLC, Bridgestone Americas Inc. and the like. One would assume by reading these that what I call the company-owned conglomerates are “winning the war” for the hearts and minds of consumers, but I …

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Tempus Nova, Inc. in its Recapitalization by Renovus Capital Partners

Tempus Nova, Inc. has been recapitalized by Renovus Capital

Atlanta, GA, (December 31, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Tempus Nova, Inc., has been recapitalized by Renovus Capital Partners. FOCUS represented Tempus Nova in this transaction. Headquartered in Denver, CO, Tempus Nova is a trusted technology services …

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc. in its Acquisition of Fulton Technologies, Inc. and Mill City Communications, Inc.

ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc. has acquired Fulton Technologies, Inc.

Washington, DC, (January 14, 2019) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that ADDvantage Technologies Group, Inc. (“ADDvantage Technologies”) has acquired the assets of Fulton Technologies, Inc. and Mill City Communications, Inc. (together “Fulton Technologies”).  FOCUS represented ADDvantage Technologies in the …

Kialoa Canoe Paddles, Inc. has been acquired by Werner Paddles, Inc.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Kialoa Paddles in its Acquisition by Werner Paddles

Washington, DC, (December 31, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Kialoa Paddles has been acquired by Werner Paddles. FOCUS represented Kialoa in this transaction.

Kialoa, a Bend, Oregon-based company, makes outrigger and stand-up paddleboard paddles, as well as …

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ncgCARE in its Acquisition of Both Carolina Outreach and Therapeutic Interventions

Atlanta, GA, (December 18, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that ncgCARE has acquired Carolina Outreach and Therapeutic Interventions. FOCUS represented ncgCARE in these two transactions.

ncgCARE, based in Virginia, is a national network of provider partners in behavioral …

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents TSS Technologies in the Acquisition of its Assets and Business by Resilience Capital Partners

Resilience Capital Partners has acquired the assets and business of TSS Technologies

Washington, DC, January 3, 2019 – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that the assets and business of TSS Technologies, Inc. (“TSS”) have been acquired by an affiliate of Resilience Capital Partners.  FOCUS represented TSS in this transaction.

Established in 1948 …

The Power of Pricing: Healthy Margins Improve the Value of Your Business

My father-in-law, Ed Tuck, was a pretty smart guy. Before becoming a venture-capitalist and founding Magellan GPS, he was a turnaround consultant to failing telecom businesses in the 1980s. (Read “A Sense of Direction,” Ed Tuck and Mike Khaldun, Dog Ear Publishing, 2018.) I once asked him about the first things he did when he …

FOCUS Investment Banking Assisted Burnhart Holdings (WEC Group) in its Sale to Amari UK Inc. — Cross-border transaction in the Advanced Automation Industry and winner of the 2018 M&A Worldwide Deal of the Year Award

Burnhart Holdings (dba WEC Group) has been acquired by Amari UK Inc.

Washington, DC, (December 18, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Burnhart Holdings (trading as WEC Group) has been sold to Amari UK, Inc. FOCUS represented the transaction in the U.S. and introduced the transaction to the buyer, which …