Founders Advises on Strategic Sale

Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce that has been acquired by Internet Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: INET), a leading Internet media company that owns and operates e-commerce and community-based websites across a variety of industries. Formerly headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is the pre-eminent online nursing employment destination, serving over 100,000 unique visitors each month.

Founders Investment Banking acted as the exclusive advisor to’s shareholders, Shane Pike and Greg Glaze, in the transaction. Mr. Pike, co-founder of the website, commented, “Founders was an invaluable advisor to during this transaction process. Their strong research capabilities, marketing expertise, and deal experience helped portray in the most favorable light in the broader market while navigating us smoothly through this complicated process.” Mr. Glaze added, “Founders did a great job of shepherding us through this process and of bringing us multiple competitive solutions from which to choose. We are extremely pleased with the final partnership that was carved out with a leading publicly-traded company in the web publishing space and look forward to an ongoing partnership with Founders with our remaining web properties.”

Zane Tarence, who heads Founders Investment Banking’s technology practice, led the Founders deal team on the sale. Regarding the transaction, he commented, “I am extremely happy with the results of the transaction process that we carried out on behalf of the ownership. We have enjoyed a great relationship with Shane and Greg, and I commend them for identifying a niche market and building a world-class, client-centric web solution that has benefited millions of visitors to their site. I am confident that Internet Brands will leverage its substantial experience, capabilities, and industry leadership position to continue the success of”