On Monday, October 30th, Focus Advisors Founder and Managing Director, David Roberts, presented at the 12th annual MSO Symposium in Las Vegas on the state of consolidation in the collision repair industry and gave an overview of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing MSOs. His full presentation is available for download if you’d kindly provide your … Read more
David Roberts, Managing Director of Focus Advisors (focusadvisors.com), comments on the many acquisitions and openings in the first half of 2022. Originally a co-founder of Caliber Collision, Roberts has led multiple MSO and paint distribution transactions including last year’s sale of Quanz Auto Body to Crash Champions. He can be contacted at [email protected], 510-444-1173. State of … Read more
Collision repair has often been called the ugly stepchild of a dealer organization. Some dealers, though, have made collision repair the stars of their organizations. Among the largest dealers, some have focused on providing large scale, fully equipped and staffed operations, able to offer insurance companies pricing and performance equal to many regional MSOs and … Read more
Recently, the Investment Banking Team at Focus Advisors sat down with some key industry leaders and posed a number of provocative questions about pressing issues. Over the course of many hours, these deeply experienced entrepreneurs shared their own thoughts, opinions and principles on which they are growing their businesses. Below we share brief comments from each of them.
Focus Advisors is pleased to recognize another great client, Quanz Advanced Auto Body. This our sixth client who has found a great partner in 2021. Congratulations to Adam and his whole team.
The time for straight talk about selling is long overdue for many owners. No matter how much people want to avoid the specifics of leaving the business, selling their shops and maximizing the value of their business and real estate, continuing to put off that discussion isn’t being fair to your family, your employees and … Read more
Article by David Roberts featured in FenderBender’s October 2021 issue Remember Labor Day 2016 – five years ago? The recession was in the rear-view mirror. Business was thriving. Miles driven were increasing. New car sales were breaking records. State Farm had more than 18% market share. Paint loans were readily available for growing shops. Exit … Read more