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

— Mario, GradesFirst
Play Video

“Founders gets it! They work with your interests top of mind.”

— Jeff, TicketBiscuit

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

— Andy, OHD
Play Video
Select your industry to discover how we can best help you:

Recent Transactions



Landrum Human Resource Companies, Inc. (“LandrumHR”), a relationship-focused full-service human resources company, has acquired hrQ, Inc., a leading executive recruiting and human resource consulting firm. LandrumHR was exclusively advised by principals of Founders Advisors.

  • Seller: hrQ, Inc.
  • Buyer: LandrumHR
  • Industry: Business Services
  • Service: Buy-Side Advisor


MyBankTracker.com (“MBT”), a transparent and consistent source of banking information for consumers that provides in-depth information on more than 5,000 banks and credit unions, has been acquired by QuinStreet, Inc. (“QuinStreet”). MBT was exclusively advised by principals of Founders Advisors.

  • Seller: MyBankTracker.com
  • Buyer: QuinStreet
  • Industry: Technology
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor


Kukui Corporation received a strategic growth investment from SSM Partners. Kukui is the provider of All-in-One Success Platform®, a market leading digital marketing solution for the automotive aftermarket industry. Kukui was exclusively advised by principals of Founders Advisors.

  • Seller: Kukui Corporation
  • Buyer: SSM Partners
  • Industry: Technology
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

T-H Marine

T-H Marine Supplies, Inc. has been recapitalization by Valesco Industries. T-H Marine, founded in 1975 and headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, is a leader in the recreational marine, boating, and fishing accessories market. Minimizer was exclusively advised by principals of Founders Advisors.

  • Seller: T-H Marine Supplies, Inc.
  • Buyer: Valesco Industries
  • Industry: Industrials
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor


Principals of Founders represented Atchafalaya Measurement, Inc.  (“AMI”), a portfolio company of Tampa based KLH Capital, in its recapitalization and merger with SPL, an industry leader in hydrocarbon production measurement services, and a portfolio company of Industrial Growth Partners.

  • Seller: AMI a portfolio company of KLH Capital
  • Buyer: SPL, a portfolio company of IGP
  • Industry: Energy
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

Discover Founders

Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights Report

This edition of the Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights Report includes market commentary, leading indicator trends, and M&A updates. Additionally, as a part of our series on the Founders “Financial Readiness Assessment” for middle-market multi-unit companies, we explore Same Store Sales Growth, Financial Preparedness, and Average Unit Volume as key aspects of your business that potential investors...

Read More

Growth or Profitability - Which Should I Choose?

One of the most frequent questions we are asked by SaaS founders and entrepreneurs is whether their focus should be on growing revenues or achieving profitability, especially when it comes to the impact on Enterprise Value.  It is a complicated question that presents meaningful tradeoffs unique to each company and one that companies should always feel a healthy amount of tension over.

Read More

Five Benchmarks to Manage in Your Franchise

Across the wide range of franchise concepts – from restaurants and coffee shops to fitness studios, hotels, convenience stores, and more – common benchmarks are used to track, compare, and improve franchise businesses.

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it”

– Warren Buffett