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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

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Founders’ June 2019 Oil & Gas Services Market Insights Report

By: Duane Donner Improving profitability and attractive valuations are spurring M&A activity in the E&P industry. In this edition of Founders’ Oil & Gas Equipment and Services Market Insights Report, we explore key drivers behind consolidation in the industry and the likely impact it will have on oilfield service companies. After several blockbuster E&P transactions in 2018 (Concho /...

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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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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.

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