Insights

  1. Founders Advises BACE, LLC in Acquisition by Komar Industries

    Birmingham, AL (Dec. 2, 2021) – Founders Advisors is pleased to announce that BACE, LLC (BACE) a leading equipment manufacturer, technology innovator and national service provider for balers, stationary compactors, and self-contained compactors in the waste and recycling industry, has been acquired by Komar Industries (“Komar”), a leading designer and manufacturer of industrial waste and…

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  2. Founders Advisors Title Sponsors The Impact Leadership Conference

    Founders hosted friends and colleagues for a world-class leadership conference on Wednesday, December 8th featuring Dr. John C. Maxwell, Dr. Nido Qubein, and Chris Hodges.  The Impact Leadership Conference, formerly John Maxwell Live, had over 2,000 business and community leaders in attendance with another 6,000 that joined via live-streaming, including registrants from 38 countries and 48 states….

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  3. A Great Company and a Great Life Begin with the Right Team 

    By: Wesley Legg There has been speculation that Apple is looking to get into the automotive industry. Exhibit number one for the speculators is the fact that Apple has been on a hiring spree for auto industry talent. In fact, Apple’s poached so many car battery engineers from A123 Systems, that A123 sued Apple claiming…

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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