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Steve Peak, formerly of Cytec, joins FocalPoint Partners.

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Investment banking firm FocalPoint Partners (Los Angeles, Calif.) announced that Steve Speak, former president of Cytec Engineered Materials Div. (Tempe, Ariz.), will cohead its advisory practice in the composites and advanced materials, aerospace and defense industry areas. FocalPoint expects a high rate of growth and considerable consolidation in the composites area. “I am very excited to join the FocalPoint [and] serve one of the most exciting industries of our time,” comments Speak. “FocalPoint is committed to helping companies that operate in this sector capitalize on the opportunities that exist in these technologies.”