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  1. SaaS Market Newsletter: Q3 2022

    Our Q3 2022 SaaS Market Newsletter includes useful tools for SaaS entrepreneurs and investors, highlighting the most recent quarter in which interest rate hikes and macro sentiment continued to drive volatility in public markets, with software stocks being impacted to a greater degree than the broader market. Our update includes: Interview with an Expert |…

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  2. Industrial Newsletter: November 2022

    In this edition of Founders’ Industrial Newsletter, we highlight trends in the private markets and spotlights the industrial and facility services sector. This quarter’s newsletter also delves into the challenges for M&A activity as a result of raised interest rates. We also touch on recent trends in the industry, including: Outsourced Services Workforce Integrated into…

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  3. Classes of Equity & Impacts to Future M&A Proceeds

    By: Billy Pritchard Preferred vs. Common When assessing one or multiple Term Sheets or Letters of Intent involving a private equity recapitalization, founders often need guidance on a critical piece to the deal structure:  the classification of stock that the PE investor will hold post-closing. For private capital transactions in the lower middle market, we…

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  4. 2023 M&A Outlook: Is it a Good Year to Exit Your Business?

    By: Nathan Kelly As the year is coming to a close, there are multiple areas worth evaluating when considering raising growth or exit capital in 2023. In the midst of much economic turbulence, we will be sharing our thoughts on how business owners can be thinking about outside investors in the coming year. We’ll look…

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  5. Founders Hosts Fall Heritage Forum at Pursell Farms

    Founders recently hosted the Fall Heritage Forum at Pursell Farms in Sylacauga, Alabama. The forum has a unique focus on the participant’s personal, family, and business legacy. The event is designed to allow the participant to take a step back and look at their life and the legacy that they wish to leave behind. The…

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  6. Founders Advises Sunrise Builders Supply in its Acquisition by Kodiak Building Partners

    BIRMINGHAM, AL (November 1, 2022) – Founders is pleased to announce that Sunrise Builders Supply, LLC (“Sunrise”), a leading provider of high-quality building supplies for builders, contractors and D.I.Y. homeowners, has been acquired by Kodiak Building Partners (“Kodiak”). Sunrise was advised exclusively on the transaction by principals of Founders Advisors. Sunrise was founded in Horn…

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