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FOCUS on Successful Cross-Border M&A!

FOCUS Investment Banking is honored to host the 29th M&A Worldwide Rainmaker MIAMI Summit at The Palms Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida on November 15-16, 2018. This is a first for us—we’re busy preparing—and looking forward to a unique event that’s both dynamic and profitable. M&A Worldwide, a global network of M&A advisory firms from 45 countries, is comprised of high-quality advisory firms with proven skills and track records in both domestic and cross-border M&A transactions.

FOCUS Investment Banking represents FutureTech Holding Company in its Acquisition of A2U

FutureTech Holding Company has acquired A2U

Atlanta, GA, (June 18, 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 A2U through its subsidiary Accscient, LLC in partnership with Alaris USA, Inc. FOCUS represented FTH in this transaction.

FTH, established in 2005 …

FOCUS Assumes Leadership Role at M&A Worldwide Event in Amsterdam

The recent 28th M&A Worldwide Rainmaker Summit in Amsterdam, Netherlands included 90 investment banking professionals from 33 countries, and was the biggest M&A convention in Europe in 2018. At the Summit, FOCUS CEO Douglas E. Rogers was selected as Industry Groups Leader, heading a group of seven international investment bankers.

In 2017, M&A Worldwide Members

Five Smart Steps in Applying Artificial Intelligence (AI)

“Artificial intelligence is the future… From health care to transportation to national security, AI has the potential to improve lives. But it comes with fears about economic disruption and a brewing ‘AI arms race.’ Like any transformational change, it’s complicated. Perhaps the biggest AI myth is that we can be confident about its future effects,” …

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, (May 17, 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 signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by QualiTest Group, subject to customary closing conditions. FOCUS represented Orasi …

Q1 on Fire

Solid Q1 Sets Stage for Sizzling 2018

Coming off a remarkable year when FOCUS closed an unprecedented 23 deals—up an amazing 64 percent—we’re confident 2018 is likely to set new records, too. First quarter data is in, demonstrating that dealmakers continue to see plenty of reasons for optimism for the remaining three quarters.

“Business Carries the Economy” was The Wall Street Journal’s …

FOCUS Investment Banking represents FutureTech Holding Company in its Acquisition of Emergys, LLC

FutureTech Holding Company has acquired Emergys LLC

Atlanta, GA, (April 23, 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 Emergys, LLC through its subsidiary Accscient, LLC in partnership with Alaris USA, Inc. FOCUS represented FTH in this transaction.

FTH, established in …

FOCUS Investment Banking Announces John Grady and Abe Garver Join FOCUS as Managing Directors

FOCUS Investment Banking, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announces that John W. Grady, located in Austin, Texas, has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Southeast region and Abe Garver has joined as a Managing Director in the Northeast region.

“With more than …

How Actual Intelligence is Transforming Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expanding and improving exponentially through ever more powerful parallel computing, more data, and deeper algorithms—to become an increasingly important facet of everyday life. But what exactly is AI and what does it mean for your business?

AI can be defined as any task performed by a program or machine that—if carried …

FOCUS Investment Banking Represents ncgCARE in its Purchase of Grace Harbour

ncgCARE has acquired Grace Harbour, Inc. Behavioral Health

Atlanta, GA, (March 26, 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 Grace Harbour. FOCUS represented ncgCARE in this transaction.

ncgCARE is a national network of provider partners in behavioral healthcare. With over 900 employees across multiple …