1. What to Expect When Transacting – Managing the Emotions of a Process

    By: Billy Pritchard As founders begin to pursue a sellside transaction process, it is important to understand the various phases of process execution and the emotional cycles that will most likely come with each phase. Our team is a firm believer that, often, the most value we can add to these processes is helping manage…


  2. 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…


  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…