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New York, NY (APRIL 4, 2016) – DealCloud, Inc. announced today that Washington, D.C. based FOCUS Investment Banking, LLC has selected and implemented DealCloud’s investment banking platform. FOCUS will utilize DealCloud for managing its prospecting activities, deal execution, and compliance. FOCUS has been live on the platform the past few months and continues to expand the functionality taking advantage of DealCloud’s configurable framework.

Rick Thompson, Chief Financial Officer at FOCUS Investment Banking states, “Over the past few decades, FOCUS has adopted a methodology for identifying unique businesses, structuring a deal that ensures the business will prosper, running a distinct investment banking process, and closing a strategic transaction. We selected DealCloud to technology-enable this process and to support our bankers throughout the United States. We found the DealCloud platform to be highly configurable to conform to our proven methodology.”The DealCloud implementation was accomplished over an 8-week timeframe. Rick Kushel, CEO at DealCloud states, “FOCUS had a very distinct process that has made them successful. We ensured that their process could be modeled within DealCloud so that the technology facilitated the transaction process rather than the technology dictating the way the bankers had to execute. The end result was a highly configurable DealCloud system that will support the FOCUS team for the foreseeable future.”

FOCUS Investment Banking and DealCloud continue to partner to enhance the FOCUS DealCloud platform. The team recently migrated FOCUS’ FINRA compliance process and recordkeeping system to the DealCloud platform so that all deal related execution and compliance activity is housed in one repository.

About FOCUS Investment Banking LLC
FOCUS Investment Banking, LLC provides a range of middle market investment banking services with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and corporate finance. FOCUS, a national firm serving clients from offices in major cities across the U.S., specializes in business units with transactions or revenues in the $5-300 million range, serving entrepreneurs, corporate owners and various types of investors across a broad range of industries both domestically and worldwide. FOCUS bankers are seasoned operating and financial executives with extensive transaction experience. Securities transactions conducted by FOCUS Securities LLC, an affiliated company, registered Broker Dealer member FINRA/SIPC. For more information on FOCUS, visit

About DealCloud
DealCloud is a pioneer in M&A Software. The Company was formed in 2010 by a team of former deal professionals with deep knowledge of the private capital markets. DealCloud has quickly emerged as a global leader in providing deal management, workflow, and technology solutions to all participants in the private capital markets, including private equity and growth capital firms, sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and debt capital investors. We are well known for our client service and our team takes great pride in the delivery of our platform and the strength of our relationships with clients. At DealCloud, we understand the pace of deal execution and we are committed to working at the same cadence as our clients to deliver fast and accurate outcomes. Our team is fully committed to the success of our clients.