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Alabama MA Activity Q1 2017

May 23, 2017  |  

By: Wesley Legg According to Capital IQ and Founders proprietary sources, there were an estimated 25 transactions involving Alabama companies completed in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 39% versus the same quarter last year. M&A activity was down 20% quarter over quarter, however the fourth quarter often has more activity as […]

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Founders Investment Bank Advises Bulldog Media Group on its Recapitalization with Go Capital

May 4, 2017  |  

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 3, 2017) – Founders Investment Banking, LLC is excited to announce that Go Capital LLC (“Go Capital”) has completed a majority recapitalization of Bulldog Media Group, Inc. (”BMG” or the “Company”). BMG’s shareholders were exclusively advised by principals of Founders Investment Banking (“Founders”). The transaction closed on February 28, 2017 and was […]

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Bullpen Hall of Fame

April 28, 2017  |  

We all know the exponential return that comes with having talented and high character people on our team. Founders has been advising clients on M&A transactions, and seeking to do so with unparalleled service for 14 years. Delivering quality service has been a team effort and Founders has been blessed with great talent and special […]

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Founders 14th Annual Crawfish Boil

April 28, 2017  |  

Founders 14th Annual Crawfish Boil was held at the Birmingham Zoo on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Family, friends, and clients danced to the music of Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys, out of Broussard, Louisiana, as we celebrated another blessed year for the firm. The weather was perfect and so were the crawfish – big, […]

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Founders Hosts Heritage Forum

April 25, 2017  |  

Founders hosted its first Heritage Forum from April 3rd – 5th at the beautiful Pursell Farms in Sylacauga, Alabama.  Participants enjoyed meaningful time of growth and fellowship in a collaborative gathering of high capacity leaders. The objective of the forum was to inspire and equip attendees with best practices for life and succession planning in […]

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Founders Expands Bullpen to Support Firm Growth

April 12, 2017  |  

Founders recently hired two analysts, Jack Houtz and Evan Klisares, to support the firm’s growth. Their primary responsibility is supporting principals in the execution of deals across the firm.  Their duties include conducting industry and company research, preparing financial analysis, and facilitating due diligence. Mr. Houtz is an Analyst at Founders Investment Banking with the […]

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Founders Advises on Five Transactions in First Quarter

April 6, 2017  |  

Founders advised on five transactions that closed in the first quarter, two of which sold to strategic buyers, with the remaining three selling a portion of their company to private equity groups. “We are thrilled to help our clients unlock the economic value of their company with a proven process that not only achieves a […]

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The Power of Employee Incentives

March 31, 2017  |  

At our recent Silicon Y’all SaaS and Digital Media Summit, Matt Hamilton of Summit Partners shared insight into employee incentives as a great method of motivating employees to achieve desired business results. There are various types of incentives, each with its own unique way of influencing employee behavior. When used effectively, these incentives can have […]

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Greater New Orleans Private Company Forum

March 28, 2017  |  

Founders recently hosted their spring Private Company CEO Forum at The Lakehouse, located in the historic Bechac House on Lake Ponchartrain in Mandeville, Louisiana.  Founders hosted 20 middle market companies represented by 28 executive guests for the half day event that included a culinary revival of South Louisiana cuisine. Helping co-hosted the event was Butler […]

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Founders Investment Banking and Arlington Capital Advisors Advise Bravo Food Service

March 23, 2017  |  

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (February 28, 2017) – Founders Investment Banking, LLC and Arlington Capital Advisors, LLC are pleased to announce that Four Foods Group (FFG) has purchased substantially all of the assets of Bravo Food Service, LLC (Bravo), a leading franchisee of Little Caesars in the Southeast. Bravo’s shareholders were advised by Founders Investment Banking (Founders) […]

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