News & Insights

Maps of the Regional and Super Regional MSOs

The FOCUS Automotive and FenderBender article “Rise of the Regional and Super Regional MSOs” published in FenderBender Magazine in Sept 2018 examines the growth strategies of 15 market leading MSOs in the US, interviewing 3 of its top operators.

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents FutureTech Holding Company in its Acquisition of PDS, LLC

FutureTech Holding Company has acquired Productive Data Solutions

Atlanta, GA, (September 5, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that FutureTech Holding Company (FTH) has acquired PDS, LLC. FOCUS represented FTH in this transaction.

PDS, established in 1987 and headquartered in Denver, CO, has offices in Phoenix, AZ …

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Noyes Air Conditioning in its Strategic Sale to Service Logic

Noyes Air Conditioning, Inc. has been acquired by ServiceLogic

Washington, DC, (September 4, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that Noyes Air Conditioning has been acquired by Service Logic.  FOCUS represented Noyes Air Conditioning in this transaction.

Noyes is a commercial HVAC contractor providing upgrade, retrofit, repair and …

Digital Due Diligence

Digital Due Diligence—The Secret to Success?

Today, we’re living in a “digital age” where every M&A transaction has many significant digital considerations and all companies have large, complex digital footprints. According to the Conference Board:

“A comprehensive digital due diligence assessment includes an examination of a company’s digital and social media assets, including websites, social platforms and online communities, systems and …

Rainmaker MIAMI Summit—Time to Act!*

It’s our pleasure to invite you to join us at the Rainmaker MIAMI Summit—one of the largest M&A conventions in the world—November 15-16, 2018. It’s your opportunity to “FOCUS on Successful Cross-Border M&A” at a unique networking event concentrating on solid cross-border M&A opportunities.

Over 150 M&A professionals and guests from all over the world …

Understanding Private Equity Investments in the Tire and Service Business

With the recent combination of private equity-owned Mavis Tire Supply Corp. and Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers (Express Oil Change LLC), it’s a good time for tire dealers to understand how private equity plays the acquisition game differently than strategic acquirers like Monro Inc.

Private equity groups raise large amounts of money from institutions, …

FOCUS Investment Banking Advises Learning Tree International on Convertible Line of Credit

Learning Tree International has been invested in by a Private Investor

Washington, DC, (July 30, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced it assisted in securing $5 million in financing for Learning Tree International, Inc. (OTCQX: LTRE) from a private investor (the “Investor”).  FOCUS represented Learning Tree International, Inc. in this transaction.…

FOCUS Honored to Host 29th M&A Worldwide Rainmaker MIAMI Summit

On November 15-16, 2018, one of the largest worldwide, middle market M&A conferences is coming to The Palms in Miami Beach, proudly hosted by FOCUS. In a venue designed for positive personal interaction, Summit participants will network with more than 150 business executives and international investment bankers at a unique event that promises to be …

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents Orasi Software, Inc. in the Sale of its Testing Services Division to QualiTest Group

Orasi's Software Testing Division has been acquired by QualiTest

Atlanta, GA, (July 9, 2018) – FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture, and corporate finance services, announced today that the Testing Services Division (TSD) of Orasi Software, Inc. has been acquired by QualiTest Group. FOCUS represented Orasi Software, Inc. in this transaction. This transaction creates a work …