Insights

  1. Founders Hosts Survive & Thrive Web Series Featuring Moe’s Original BBQ

    Founders Advisors Managing Director Mike McCraw recently sat down with the Co-Founder of Moe’s Original BBQ, Jeff Kennedy. In their conversation, Jeff provides practical and valuable feedback from his experiences managing a national restaurant brand during the COVID pandemic. Moe’s Original Bar B Que was founded by three Alabama boys: Ben Gilbert from Athens, Mike Fernandez from Tuscaloosa, and Jeff Kennedy from…

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  2. Duane Donner Featured on Interview with Ted Oakley of Oxbow Advisors

    Duane Donner, Founder and CEO of Founders Advisors, was recently interviewed by Ted Oakley of Oxbow Advisors.  They discuss the difficulties that business owners face when selling a business, the current environment for selling, and the view of today’s market compared to the last 20 years. View Duane’s interview with Ted Oakley here.

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  3. Founders Advises Industry Services Company in its Recapitalization by Osceola Capital

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (September 16, 2020) – Founders Advisors (“Founders”) is pleased to announce that certain principals of Founders Advisors advised Industry Services Company (“ISC”) in its recapitalization by Osceola Capital.  Osceola Capital’s majority recap of Industry Services Company closed on August 14, 2020.  Concurrent with the transaction, ISC has completed the acquisition of Guy Nielson…

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  4. Houston M&A Activity Q2 2020

    By: John Sinders According to Capital IQ and Founders’ proprietary sources, M&A and private placement activity in the second quarter of 2020 decreased roughly 46% versus the same quarter in the previous year. Transaction activity in the Dallas – Fort Worth market continues to be diversified with Healthcare, Energy, and Information Technology representing the top…

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  5. Dallas – Fort Worth M&A Activity Q4 2019

    By: Gene Bazemore According to Capital IQ and Founders’ proprietary sources, M&A and private placement activity in the second quarter of 2020 decreased roughly 46% versus the same quarter in the previous year. While high quality assets continue to trade, many businesses are electing to delay transactions. Private equity buyers are taking a more conservative…

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  6. Alabama M&A Activity Q2 2020

    By: Wesley Legg According to Capital IQ and Founders proprietary sources, there were an estimated 57 transactions involving Alabama companies completed in the second quarter of 2020, which is 46% less than the number of transactions in the second quarter of 2019. M&A and private placement activity was down 52% quarter over quarter. The slowdown…

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