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FOCUS Investment Banking Represents John Staurulakis, Inc. in its Receipt of an Investment from Stone-Goff Partners

JSI has been recapitalized by Stone-Goff Partners.

Washington, DC, (November 26, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that John Staurulakis, Inc. (JSI) has received an investment from Stone-Goff Partners.  FOCUS represented JSI in this transaction.

JSI is the leading national provider of regulatory and compliance consulting …

Extracting Maximum Deal Value—Seven Keys to Success

“With M&A activity showing no sign of slowing, a continuing focus on revenue synergy execution will be critical in delivering value…By understanding the sources of value and executing against the seven keys to success…executives can get a jump start on capturing value and outperforming the market.” That’s the conclusion of an October 2018 McKinsey & Company survey of 200 seasoned M&A executives from ten industries.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Southern Diversified Technologies, Inc. in its Acquisition by UniTek Global Services, Inc.

Southern Diversified Technologies, Inc. has been acquired by UniTek Global Services, Inc.

Washington, DC, October 26, 2018 – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Southern Diversified Technologies, Inc. (SDT) has been acquired by UniTek Global Services, Inc.  FOCUS represented SDT in this transaction.

Established in 1993 and headquartered in Brookhaven, Mississippi, SDT …

What Matters Most to Your Store’s Potential Buyer?

Last month we looked at several important considerations that matter to strategic and financial buyers when looking for an acquisition of a multi-unit tire and service retailer. They were revenue size, geography, the stores themselves, area demographics, and growth trajectory and future prospects.

Sophisticated buyers want to know everything about your business before acquiring it …

A FOCUS First—FIVE Deals in a Month!

Unprecedented performance! In September, FOCUS closed five deals and, frankly, I’m thrilled and extremely proud of our achievement! Five deals in a single month demonstrate the solid expertise of FOCUS, successfully deploying a variety of strategic services.

Prepping the Princess: Is Your Business Ready to Sell?

Learn from industry-leading legal, accounting, investment banking, marketing, business advisory and financial services experts about the steps you should be taking inside your business now to make it more attractive for a successful sale―even if that’s several years down the road.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents American Telephone Company, LLC in its Acquisition by Windstream Holdings, Inc.

American Telephone Company, LLC has been acquired by Windstream

Washington, DC, (September 21, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that American Telephone Company, LLC has been acquired by Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN).  FOCUS represented American Telephone in this transaction.

American Telephone is a facilities-based provider of a …

Potential Buyers Expect EBITDA to be at Least 10% of Sales

Last month we looked at several important considerations that matter to strategic and financial buyers when looking for an acquisition of a multi-unit tire and service retailer. They were revenue size, geography, the stores themselves, area demographics, and growth trajectory and future prospects.

Sophisticated buyers want to know everything about your business before acquiring it …

FOCUS Investment Banking represents ICAPE GROUP in its Acquisition of DIVSYS International, LLC — Cross-border transaction in the Advanced Automation Industry

ICAPE Group has acquired DIVSYS International, LLC

Washington, DC, (September 14, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that ICAPE LLC, the US arm of the ICAPE Group has acquired DIVSYS International, LLC. FOCUS represented ICAPE Group in this transaction.

Since 1999, ICAPE Group, headquartered just outside …

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents projekt202, LLC, in its Acquisition of ORA Interactive

Projekt202 has acquired ORA

Atlanta, GA, (September 14, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that projekt202, LLC, has acquired ORA Interactive. FOCUS represented projekt202 in this transaction.

Dallas based projekt202 is a leader in experience driven software strategy, design and development with a …