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Kukui

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

NXGEN

NXGEN has been recapitalized by Parthenon Capital Partners. NXGEN is headquartered in Whitefish, Montana and is the largest global Merchant Service Provider (MSP) serving over 13,000 merchants in multiple countries. s. NXGEN was exclusively advised by principals of Founders Advisors.

  • Seller: NXGEN
  • Buyer: Parthenon Capital 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

AMI

Principals of Founders represented 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

Minimizer

Minimizer, LLC received an equity investment from Capital Partners. Minimizer is headquartered in Bloomberg, Minnesota, and a leading manufacturer and distributor of branded heavy-duty truck aftermarket accessories. Minimizer was exclusively advised by principals of Founders Advisors.

  • Seller: Minimizer, LLC
  • Buyer: Capital Partners
  • Industry: Industrials
  • Service: Sell-Side Advisor

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Founders Q1 2019 SaaS Market Update

This edition of the Founders Q1 2019 SaaS Market Update includes: Comments and insights from industry experts FAQ: What should entrepreneurs focus on, profitability or growth? Valuation multiples and recent transaction data Benchmark operating statistics Click here to read the Newsletter.

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Frank Dixon Inducted into Founders Bullpen Hall of Fame

Each year, Founders recognizes bullpen alumni who had an instrumental impact on the development and success of the firm.  This annual tradition coincides with the firm’s anniversary, advisory board meeting, and its Annual Crawfish Boil, an event used to show appreciation of past and present employees, clients, and friends of Founders. This year Frank Dixon was recognized and inducted into the Founders Bullpen Hall of Fame.

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Choosing an M&A Advisor

A middle-market company considering an outright sale or recapitalization should be consulting with and ultimately engaging an M&A advisor. As we’ve said before, a reputable M&A advisor will increase the likelihood of you getting a deal done, and increase the valuation of your company with a competitive market process.

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