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  1. Founders Advises Kids Discovery on its Sale to Early Learning Academies

    BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 2, 2022) Founders is pleased to announce that Kids Discovery International has been acquired by Learning Academies, a leader in early education. Founded by Wraith and Lisa Drake, Kids Discovery operates early education centers in the Florida Panhandle. Kids Discovery was exclusively advised by principals of Founders Advisors. Kids Discovery is a…

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  2. Founders Host Multi-Unit Summit

    Founders recently hosted its Multi-Unit Summit at The Henderson Beach Resort & Spa on the Emerald Coast in Florida. The Founders team, alongside co-hosts Butler Snow, LandrumHR, Paragon HM Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley, Retail Strategies, and Warren Averett, welcomed top CEOs and leaders in the multi-unit community to network, enjoy Southern hospitality and…

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  3. Multi-Unit Market Update – Q3 2021

    By: Mike McCraw and Nathan Kelly Multi-Unit Community Buzz: Buyer Interest Persists Despite Delta Concerns “The pandemic has accelerated consumer behavior meaningfully. We have incremental disposable income because people aren’t traveling, so they’re spending it more on these consumer experiences.” – Venky Ganesan, Partner at Menlo Ventures “The M&A momentum points to a fundamentally strong…

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  4. Founders Advisors Multi-Unit Newsletter – Q3 2021

    In this edition of Founders’ Multi-Unit Newsletter, we focus our attention on: Market commentary Leading indicator trends​​​​​​​ Public valuation metrics by sector for consumer services businesses, as well as KPI benchmarks View the Multi-Unit Newsletter here

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  5. Buyers of All Types Purchase HVAC Firms in Growing Consolidation Trend

    Article originally published on theNEWS, August 2021. By: Ted Craig The HVAC business has seen a flurry of consolidation this year among suppliers, distributors, and especially contractors. A number of factors are driving this activity, and experts expect it to continue through at least the rest of the year. For contractors looking to either expand or sell…

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