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FLANDERS

FLANDERS is a provider of electric motor repair services and advanced power system technologies to the mining and heavy industrial sectors.

  • Seller: FLANDERS
  • Buyer: Center Rock Capital Partners
  • Industry: Industrial Manufacturing
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

3-GIS

3-GIS is a leading provider of fiber network management software focused on serving customers in the telecommunications industry.

  • Seller: 3-GIS
  • Buyer: SSP Innovations, a portfolio company of Warren Equity Partners
  • Industry: Technology
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

U-GRO

U-GRO Learning Centres, a world-class provider of early childhood education in Pennsylvania, has been acquired by Learning Care Group, a portfolio company of American Securities LLC.

  • Seller: U-GRO Learning Centres
  • Buyer: Learning Care Group
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

Tri-State Water, Power & Air

Tri-State Water, Power & Air has been acquired by NorthCurrent Partners as a platform company in the home services sector. Tri-State is a leading provider of premium residential upgrade products and services.

  • Seller: Tri-State Water, Power & Air
  • Buyer: NorthCurrent Partners
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

Data Masons

D Masons Software, LLC (“Data Masons”) has been acquired by SPS Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:  SPSC). Data Masons is a leading provider of cloud-hosted Electronic Data Interchange (“EDI”) software and related software services for the Microsoft community.

  • Seller: Data Masons
  • Buyer: SPS Commerce
  • Industry: Technology
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

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Founders’ Private Capital Markets Update – June 2021

Conditions in the private capital markets remain incredibly robust, building on the favorable tailwinds seen sofar in 2021. Investors are flush with liquidity, driven by the increasing magnitude of the non bank direct lending community ($900+ billion), a healthy commercial banking system, increasingly stronger macroeconomic trends, and continued decreases in leveraged loan default rates. Eager...

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Neal England joins Founders Advisors as Managing Director

Neal England has joined the firm as managing director in the firm’s Dallas office, where he will lead the business services practice. With more than 25 years of broad-based strategy development, executive operations, M&A and integration experience, England will provide advisory leadership across all phases of the transaction process for middle-market clients.

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