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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 …

US Map of Market Leading MSOs (Multi-Shop Operators)

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 …

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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 …