Founders Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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"We honestly felt the Founders team cared about us and what was right for us."

— Jeff, T-H Marine

"I chose Founders because of the depth of the team and the trust I had in them."

— Greg, U-GRO Learning Centres

“It’s more than confidence, I trust them completely.”

— Andy, OHD

Cheers to 20 Years!

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“There is no doubt, Founders added value to our company.”

— Mario, GradesFirst
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“Founders gets it! They work with your interests top of mind.”

— Jeff, TicketBiscuit

"I know my business like the back of my hand, but the Founders team made it their mission to know it better."

— Seth, Halski
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Recent Transactions



MedCenter is an urgent care center that specializes in emergency and occupational medicine.

  • Seller: MedCenter
  • Buyer: ExperCARE
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

Black Creek Integrated Systems

Black Creek is a premier provider of fully integrated public safety software and facility control systems, including annual support services, to high security corrections environments.

  • Seller: Black Creek
  • Buyer: LXP
  • Industry: Industrial
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor


AmeriPac is the premier partner for contract packaging and turnkey fulfillment solutions.

  • Seller: AmeriPac
  • Buyer: Veritiv Corporation
  • Industry: Industrial
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

Kemper Equipment

Kemper is a provider of material handling and processing equipment along with system design services and parts.

  • Seller: Kemper Equipment
  • Buyer: Merit Capital Partners
  • Industry: Industrial
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

Lakeshore Environmental

LEC is a leading provider of environmental remediation services.

  • Seller: Lakeshore Environmental
  • Buyer: Quality Environmental
  • Industry: Industrial
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

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Eric Cates Joins Founders Advisors as Chief Financial Officer

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, May 3, 2024 – Founders Advisors announced today that Eric Cates has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer. With more than 10 years of experience in finance and corporate development, Cates will provide financial oversight and support for the continued growth and improvement of the Founders platform. “We are excited to welcome...

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Capital Gains Taxes & Non-Competes

Our deal teams at Founders Advisors are reviewing and processing important news items on key macro environmental factors for lower middle market business owners. Two notable proposals for legislative changes at the federal level are currently in the spotlight: President Biden’s proposal for Capital Gains Tax Increases, and The FTC’s rule proposal Banning Noncompetes.

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– Theodore Roosevelt