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Pacific Northern, Inc. Secures New Senior Credit Facility with East West Bank

Focus Strategies Investment Banking (“Focus Strategies”) is pleased to announce that Pacific Northern, Inc. , headquartered in Carrollton, Texas, has secured a new senior credit facility with East West Bank to refinance its existing senior debt and working capital facilities. Focus Strategies served as the exclusive financial advisor and private placement agent to Pacific Northern, Inc.


Focus Strategies Served as Expert Panelists Discussing “Ownership Transition, Raising Capital and Acquisitions” at vcfo Conversations Event

Oliver Sandlin and Larry Hester of Focus Strategies Investment Banking served as panelists at the first vcfo Conversations event in 2019. Discussion topics included strategic transactions, ownership transitions, acquisitions and recent valuation trends, as well as processes & timelines.


Stan’s Heating & Cooling Receives Investment from Treaty Oak Equity

Stan’s Heating & Cooling (“Stan’s”), a leading provider of residential HVAC installations and service, has received an investment from an affiliate of Treaty Oak Equity LLC (“Treaty Oak”) of Austin, Texas. Focus Strategies Merchant Banking, LLC (“Focus Strategies”) served as the exclusive financial advisor to Stan’s throughout the transaction, which closed on November 30, 2018. 


Focus Strategies Welcomes Stephen Reesing

We are pleased to announce our newest member of the Focus Strategies team, Stephen Reesing. Steve has more than 25 years of senior management experience as CFO for middle market companies in central Texas. He has a broad range of experiences, including extensive work in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and private placements of debt and equity.


Focus Strategies Announces the Sale of CMIT Solutions, Inc.

CMIT Solutions, Inc. (“CMIT”), a leading provider of enterprise-level outsourced IT solutions to small and medium sized businesses, has been acquired by Craftsman Capital Partners of Dallas, Texas. Focus Strategies Merchant Banking, LLC (“Focus Strategies”) served as the exclusive financial advisor to CMIT throughout the transaction, which closed on December 18, 2018.