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Founders Recently Advises on Three Deals

December 6, 2018  |  

By: Wesley Legg Founders continues to see an active M&A market this year; the firm has recently advised on three transactions. In some of the transactions, due to competitive sensitivities, the acquirers have requested that some or all of the parties and/or terms of the transactions remain confidential. Minimizer, LLC, a leading manufacturer and distributor of […]

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Founders Hosts 6th Annual SaaS and Internet Summit

November 26, 2018  |  

By: Zane Tarence Founders held its 6th annual SaaS and Internet Summit recently at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort outside of Atlanta, Georgia.  The Founders team hosted more than sixty CEOs and leaders of top SaaS and Internet companies, 15 technology-focused private equity, and several strategic buyers with extensive M&A experience to share best practices […]

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Video: 15 Questions to Score Your Sales Organization

November 19, 2018  |  

Guest Article by Anna Talerico, co-founder of Beacon9. This article was originally published on September 20, 2018. Here are 15 questions to ask yourself about your sales organization. These simple questions quickly reveal key strengths, weaknesses, and areas of opportunity.   Video transcript: Hi!  I’m Anna Talerico with Married2Growth. Let’s talk about the maturity of […]

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Oil & Gas Equipment and Services Market Insights Report

November 16, 2018  |  

By: Duane Donner In this edition of Founders’ Oil & Gas Equipment and Services Market Insights Report, we discuss how constraints in the Permian have shifted drilling and production activity to other basins across the U.S. With energy prices trading within a normalized range, drilling and production activity should continue to increase throughout the United […]

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Founders Sponsors The Lion’s Den

October 31, 2018  |  

Founders recently sponsored the 5th annual Lion’s Den, an internationally known event for real businesses seeking real investors to make real impact. The Lion’s Den’s goal is to “Inspire, Educate and Mobilize” people to invest their time, talents, and other resources in the Kingdom through “Business as Mission.” 2018’s event had over 300 attendees from […]

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Wesley Legg Honored as BBJ Veteran of Influence

October 29, 2018  |  

Founders is delighted to announce that Wesley Legg, President and COO of Founders, was named one of the Birmingham Business Journal’s (BBJ) 2018 Veterans of Influence. The BBJ recently announced their 2018 Veterans of Influence, which recognizes military veterans who served their country before going on to have successful careers in Birmingham’s business world. The […]

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Alabama M&A Activity Q3 2018

Alabama M&A Activity Q2 2018

October 19, 2018  |  

By: Wesley Legg According to Capital IQ and Founders proprietary sources, there were an estimated 38 transactions involving Alabama companies completed in the third quarter of 2018, which is equivalent to the number of transactions in the same quarter of the previous year. M&A and private placement activity was up 15% quarter over quarter. Transaction […]

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Dallas-Fort Worth M&A Activity Q3 2018

Dallas – Fort Worth M&A Activity Q3 2018

October 18, 2018  |  

By: Gene Bazemore According to Capital IQ and Founders’ proprietary sources, M&A and private placement activity in the third quarter of 2018 increased 4% versus the same quarter in the previous year. Transaction activity in the Dallas – Fort Worth market continues to be diversified with Information Technology, Industrials, and Consumer representing the top three […]

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Topics to Consider in a Merger

October 16, 2018  |  

By: Duane Donner When a business owner is considering selling their company, it is likely that one of the options available will be merging with a similar company in an adjacent market. These types of transactions can be the best option to consider from a valuation perspective, but there are various other factors that need […]

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Institutional Capital Readiness

September 24, 2018  |  

By: Zane Tarence For SaaS businesses seeking institutional capital, operational sophistication and data integrity are critical. Running a business day-to-day while maintaining a focus on operational sophistication can be a daunting task. For SaaS business owners looking for guidance from experienced entrepreneurs, Justin and Anna Talerico at Married2Growth have compiled an Institutional Capital Readiness Report […]

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