First and foremost it’s over 200 deals closed which exceeds the success rate of virtually all of our peers in the middle market here in the Midwest. Our team includes highly seasoned professionals with the critical experience gained from years in the trenches solving problems and getting deals done.
We combine dealmaking skills and industry knowledge with the creative finance and tax experience of our CPA’s to make sure the deal is right from the start. Our founder, Eric Lundstrom, has read more balance sheets, income statements, purchase agreements and contracts than most and can quickly identify issues that can make or break a deal.
Each project is run by a Managing Director that understands the client’s industry and how to uncover the hidden intangible value of the business. Our professionals have run businesses and been trusted advisors in consulting allowing for a unique blend of experience to solve the most difficult problem. Our long standing relationships with lawyers, accountants, bankers and investors provides us with an extremely powerful network to get us to right buyer who recognizes the full value of your business. Or the seller that make your business or platform even more valuable.
Lastly, we are very active in a wide variety of trade associations and professional organization so we are always current on the latest news and trends in the Credit Markets and the business world of Mergers and Acquisitions. Our philosophy goes well beyond many of our peers that focus on matchmaking. We remain focused solely on our client’s success!
"Trying to Sell our company without your assistance would have achieved poor results at best."
- William A. Depel
"You did an impressive job of qualifying potential buyers."
- Rudi Gutman, President & CEO, Minuteman
"You located a great company for us and then did an excellent job in valuation, negotiation, and due diligence."
- Lloyd Schooley, SFH Company, LLC
"Focus brought us multiple offers and then helped us select and negotiate the best deal."
- Tracy Anetsberger-Doar, President, Anetsberger Brothers
"In 30 years of M&A work, you are the best that I've worked with."
- Don Russ, Partner, Chuhak & Tecson
"Your tax expertise was one of the keys to closing our deals. Very few firms have the multi-disciplinary experience to quickly find solutions across all parts of a negotiation like Focus did for us."
- Brad Morehead, CEO, Bolster LLC
"It was an incredible amount of work your team put in to keep everything on track. The detail and complexities in due diligence and the tax issues made me very thankful we hired Focus Capital."
- Aiden Walsh, CEO at TekCast, Inc.
"Focus Capital Advisors was a perfect fit for our acquisition search. They were able to establish a good rapport with the target and brought the hunting as well as analyzing capability to the task which was critical in our assignment. Their ability to advise and help with the valuation, negotiations and deal structuring helped us complete the deal. We highly recommend them to others that have a similar acquisition objective."
- Warren & Greg Young, Entrepreneurs.
"Thanks for fighting at every turn to get us a fair price. What’s more, your detailed handling of the negotiations allowed us to continue to run our business as usual while that took place."
- Dr. Thomas Morel, President at Gamma Technologies