Insights

  1. Current State of Private Capital Markets

    Market Overview Despite record levels of deployment of new cash in deals through Q3 2021, the Private Capital Markets remain in a state of excess liquidity. Credit funds, such as BDC’s, continue to be an important source of financing for middle market companies and PEGs. Through Q3 2021, leveraged loan volume was ~$935 billion with…

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  2. Human Capital Management M&A Review

    By: Neal England Human Capital Management Segment Overview: Human Capital Management M&A activity remained robust in Q3, with a high volume of deal flowsupported by continued economic recovery. While the economy remains strong, scarce labor caused by a widespread trend of workers leavingtheir jobs, 4.4 million leaving their jobs in September up from 4.3 million…

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  3. Is Your SaaS Company Investment Grade?

    By: Billy Pritchard Unlike owners of many traditional businesses in manufacturing or service industries, SaaS entrepreneurs typically set out on a journey of building their businesses with the end in mind → a noteworthy exit /liquidity event. The Technology Practice at Founders Advisors spends most of our time engaging with founders of vertical & horizontal…

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  4. Private Capital Markets – Newsletter December 2021

    This report summarizes the current state of Private Capital Markets. It covers the market overview, pricing and leverage trends, equity and debt contribution by year, and valuation trends. Despite record levels of deployment of new cash in deals through Q3 2021, the private capital markets remain in a state of excess liquidity. Despite record levels…

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  5. 2021 M&A Overview & Outlook

    Global M&A continued at a record-setting pace in Q3, fueled by cheap financing, high stock prices and corporate balance sheets flush with cash. Through the first three quarters of 2021, over 27,000 deals have been completed for a combined $3.4 trillion. Accelerating digitization, evolving consumer preferences, supply chain disruptions, and a trend towards vertical integration…

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  6. Human Capital Management Newsletter Q3

    This quarterly report summarizes M&A activity and trends, HCM key sector overview, Labor Force Indicators, public valuation multiples and trends, and a transaction overview section. M&A conditions at every angle continue to favor sellers and buyers. As industry specialists, who are former owners and operators, we advise business owners/founders through the full process of preparing…

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