Washington, DC (October 5, 2005) - FOCUS Enterprises, Inc., a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, and corporate finance services today announced that Jonathan Wilfong has joined the firm as a Partner. He will be based in the Atlanta Southeastern Regional headquarters, which is located in the Atlanta Financial Center.
” We are extremely pleased to have to have Jonathan on board as a key member of our growing Southeast team,” said George Shea, Managing Partner, Southeast Region. “His background as CEO of two successful growth companies followed by heavy transaction experience as an independent investment banker serving the middle market fits the FOCUS partner profile well. “
Mr. Wilfong has over thirty years of broad industry experience in mergers and acquisitions, business development, and capital formation. He has participated in over 100 transactions, as intermediary or principal. In his capacity as business advisor he participated in numerous capital formation and merger and acquisition activities that aggregated in excess of $500 million.
Prior to joining FOCUS, Mr. Wilfong was the Senior Managing Director of The March Group, LLC, a private investment banking firm headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. While at March he completed a number of successful merger and acquisition engagements for middle market companies in the chemical, oilfield and wellhead supply, equipment manufacturing, and healthcare industries.
Mr. Wilfong was a founder or co-founder of two physician practice management companies, OrthAlliance and the Plastic Surgery Company. In founding these companies, Mr. Wilfong raised over $5 million in capital raises and negotiated the acquisition of over 75 medical practices. Both of these companies completed successful initial public offerings with a combined market capitalization in excess of $125 at the IPO date. Mr. Wilfong began his career at Price Waterhouse, LLP, and from 1983 through 1995 he served as a Partner with that firm, including 5 years as an office managing partner. During his tenure at Price Waterhouse, Mr. Wilfong served as a business advisor to numerous clients, many with global operations, in a wide spectrum of industries
Mr. Wilfong, a CPA, received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from East Carolina University and participated in the Executive Program at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
About FOCUS Enterprises, Inc.
FOCUS Enterprises, Inc. provides a range of middle market investment banking services across the U.S. with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and corporate finance. FOCUS is headquartered in Washington, DC, with regional office in Atlanta, Chicago and San Francisco. FOCUS specializes in transactions for entities with $5-100 million in revenues, serving entrepreneurs, corporate owners, and various types of investors. All 20-plus FOCUS partners are seasoned operating and financial executives with extensive transaction experience. FOCUS publishes a monthly complimentary email newsletter. Visit www.focusbankers.com to subscribe to the newsletter, scan our newsletter archive, read summaries of publicly announced transactions, and to see a list of currently active sectors.