Insights

  1. Houston M&A Activity Q4 2019

    By: John Sinders According to Capital IQ and Founders’ proprietary sources, M&A and private placement activity in the fourth quarter of 2019 for the Houston market decreased 33% versus the same quarter in the previous year. Transaction activity in the Houston market continues to be diversified with Energy, Industrials, and Information Technology representing the top…

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  2. Founders Industrial Technology Update

    In this edition of Founders’ Industrial Technology Update, we place our focus on the major players and transactions across the industrial technology landscape, as defined by the six sectors by which we segregate the industry. We will look at historical transaction trends, most active acquirers, notable transactions in 2019, and analyze public company valuations for…

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  3. Alabama M&A Activity Q4 2019

    By: Wesley Legg According to Capital IQ and Founders proprietary sources, there were an estimated 39 transactions involving Alabama companies completed in the fourth quarter of 2019, which is less than the number of transactions in the same quarter of the previous year. M&A and private placement activity was down 28% quarter over quarter. Transaction…

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  4. One Medical IPO and the impact on Health Tech in 2020

    By: Michael White One Medical completed its initial public offering recently, pricing 17.5 million shares at $14.00 per share which equates to an equity and enterprise value of $1.7 billion and $1.3 billion, respectively.  The offering priced at the bottom end of the range of $14.00 to $16.00 but was well received by investors in…

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  5. Founders Advisors’ 2019 Year-In-Review

    Founders experienced another record year in 2019; the firm added eight new members to the team, including the addition of a managing director in the Dallas office, Sterling Smith, a very experienced banker who will focus on business services. Founders also hosted business leaders, owners, and executives at several banner events, including Heritage Forum, Silicon…

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