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Recent Transactions


Sunrise Builders Supply

Sunrise is a provider of high-quality building supplies to builders, contractors, and homeowners.

  • Seller: Sunrise Builders Supply
  • Buyer: Kodiak Building Partners
  • Industry: Industrials
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor


Raney’s is an e-commerce distributor of heavy-duty truck parts and accessories.

  • Seller: Raney’s
  • Buyer: Incline Equity Partners
  • Industry: Industrials
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor


Postmark provides an email automation software platform.

  • Seller: Postmark
  • Buyer: ActiveCampaign
  • Industry: Technology
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

Excel Interior Door

Excel Door is a manufacturer of interior wooden doors.

  • Seller: Excel Door
  • Buyer: Undisclosed
  • Industry: Industrials
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

General Drilling

General Drilling is an Indiana-based blast hole drilling company.

  • Seller: General Drilling
  • Buyer: Fred Weber Inc.
  • Industry: Building Materials
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

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Construction Materials 1H 2022 Review and Year End Outlook

  In the Construction Materials 2022 Review and Year End Outlook, we discuss how the major construction materials companies navigated macroeconomic challenges in 1H 2022. We also look into key trends including what the major players are predicting for 2023 and beyond, their valuation and trading statistics, and notable transactions over the past year.  ...

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Wayne Vacek Joins Founders as Director of Consumer Practice

Founders Advisors announced today that Wayne Vacek has joined the firm as a Director in the firm’s Dallas office, where he will be a leader in the Consumer Practice Group. With more than 25 years of experience in corporate development, M&A and integration, and broad-based strategic planning, Vacek will provide advisory leadership across all phases of the transaction process for middle-market clients.

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Five Factors That Drive MSP Valuation

As we work to help owners and leaders of Managed Service Providers unlock the value of their companies through a sale or recapitalization, we often are asked “What besides EBITDA are the biggest drivers of my company’s enterprise value?”  It is a great question, and while profitability unavoidably is the biggest factor, there are other key metrics that both strategic buyers and private equity investors look at:

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