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Financial Executives International (FEI) Austin Chapter Webinar – “2020 Transactions Update”

A special webinar presented by Oliver Sandlin, Managing Director, and Steve Reesing, Director, Focus Strategies Investment Banking, discussing key developments arising from the pandemic that are affecting these markets as well as key considerations to prepare for transactions and capital raises as the economy recovers from the pandemic.

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Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Austin Hosts Virtual Visiting Leaders to Discuss the Current Economic Environment

Terese Everson, Director at Focus Strategies Investment Banking, recently served as moderator for a virtual panel discussion on the current economic environment.

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Oliver Sandlin and Terese Everson served as expert panelists at the latest installment of the vcfo Conversation series

Oliver Sandlin and Terese Everson served as expert panelists at the latest installment of the vcfo Conversation series

Oliver Sandlin and Terese Everson of Focus Strategies Investment Banking served as expert panelists at the latest installment of the vcfo Conversation series to discuss the importance of transaction readiness in 2020.

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Gary Valdez among the Austin-area expert panelists at The CFO Leadership Council Session

Gary Valdez among the Austin-area expert panelists at The CFO Leadership Council Session

Gary Valdez with Focus Strategies Investment Banking, was honored to be among the Austin-area expert panelists at The CFO Leadership Council session discussing the importance of building company valuation.

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Thirty Minutes with Gary Valdez, Founder and President, Focus Strategies Investment Banking, Austin

Venturi Viewpoints discusses the intersection of life, wealth, and wisdom. We hope you enjoy this installment featuring Gary Valdez, who shares his insights about planning the successful sale of a business.

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Focus Strategies Secures Buyer for Prop & Peller

BC International Trading & Business Support Inc. dba Prop & Peller ("P&P" or the "Company"), the premium category leader in authentic Bavarian soft pretzels and related bakery items, has been acquired by Swander Pace Capital. Focus Strategies Merchant Banking, LLC ("Focus Strategies") served as the exclusive financial advisor to Prop & Peller throughout the transaction.

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Focus Strategies Secures Buyer for Buda Woodworks

Buda Woodworks, LLC ("Buda Woodworks" or the "Company"), a leading provider of regional high-end custom architectural millwork, has been acquired by Dallas-based A.P. Brashear Group, LLC, who is led by Price Brashear and J.J. Barto. Aaron Handler, founder of Dallas-based Elm Creek Partners, advised the buyer on the transaction.  Focus Strategies Merchant Banking, LLC ("Focus Strategies") served as the exclusive financial advisor to Buda Woodworks throughout the transaction, which closed on September 30, 2019.

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Focus Strategies Secures Buyer for CyberlinkASP

CyberlinkASP ("Cyberlink" or the "Company"), a leading provider of comprehensive virtual desktop and application hosting solutions, has been acquired by Staple Street Capital ("Staple Street"). Focus Strategies Merchant Banking, LLC ("Focus Strategies") served as the exclusive financial advisor to Cyberlink throughout the transaction, which closed on November 1, 2019.

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Focus Strategies Celebrates 20 Years

In 1999, Gary Valdez founded Focus Strategies Investment Banking ("Focus Strategies") in Austin with the mantra of integrity in mind from day one. Focus Strategies, a leading middle-market investment bank, serves the unique needs of privately-held businesses seeking capital or looking to engage in strategic transactions.

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Focus Strategies Secures Buyer for Flow Below Aero, Inc.

FlowBelow Aero Inc.("FlowBelow"), a leading manufacturer of truck-mounted aerodynamic products, has been acquired by Barton Creek Equity Partners ("BCEP"). Focus Strategies Merchant Banking, LLC ("Focus Strategies") served as the exclusive financial advisor to FlowBelow throughout the transaction, which closed on August 30, 2019.

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