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Seasoned Investment Banker John Runningen Joins FOCUS Enterprises, Inc. as Partner

Washington, DC (September 18, 2006) - FOCUS Enterprises, Inc., a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, and corporate finance services, announced that John Runningen has joined the firm as a Partner. He will be based in the firm’s Atlanta Southeastern Regional headquarters office, which is located in the Atlanta Financial Center.

Mr. …

FOCUS Enterprises, Inc. SE Managing Partner, George Shea, Joins Atlanta Venture Forum’s Board of Directors

Washington, DC (September 12, 2006) - FOCUS Enterprises, Inc., a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, and corporate finance services, announced that their Managing Partner, Southeast Region, George Shea, has been named to the Atlanta Venture Forum’s (AVF) Board of Directors.

George Shea has over thirty years of broad industry experience in …

Eric Oganesoff Joins FOCUS Enterprises, Inc. as Partner

Washington, DC (September 11, 2006) - FOCUS Enterprises, Inc., a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, and corporate finance services, announced that Eric Oganesoff has joined the firm as a Partner. He will be based in the firm’s headquarters in Washington, DC.

Mr. Oganesoff has conducted over forty M&A, debt and capital …

Seasoned Biotechnology Executive James Hawkins, PhD Joins FOCUS Enterprises, Inc. as Partner

Washington, DC (June 20, 2006) - FOCUS Enterprises, Inc., a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, and corporate finance services announced that James (Jim) Hawkins, PhD has joined the firm as a Partner. He will be based in the firm’s national headquarters in Washington, DC.

Marshall Graham, Chairman of FOCUS said, “Jim …

‘Tis the season to buy and sell companies

Atlanta Business Chronicle (November 25, 2005) - Sensing opportunity, Dick Cook joined Focus Enterprises Inc. in early October, signing on as a senior adviser with the Washington, D.C.-based investment bank that established an Atlanta office last spring. Read More...…

Closing the Gap between Valuation and Proceeds: What Every Business Owner Needs to Know

By G. Stanley Cutter, Partner, FOCUS Enterprises, Inc.

Many business owners mistakenly assume that they will receive the “value” of their firm in cash as proceeds during a sale. This expectation is further compounded if the business owner has received a formal valuation from a valuation professional.

While any experienced M&A professional can cite numerous …