Insights

  1. Human Capital Management M&A Quarter in Review

    Globally, M&A activity continued its modest decline during Q2 2022 but remained historically strong with an estimated 6,429 M&A transactions completed, representing over $838.2B of enterprise value. In North America, 4,571 transactions were completed with a combined enterprise value of $547.7 billion. The Business Products Services, Consumer Products Services, and Technology industries led the way…

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  2. Human Capital Management Newsletter Q2 2022

    In this quarterly report from our Human Capital Management Sector, we summarize M&A activity and trends, select HCM insights, staffing services valuation scorecards, Labor Force Indicators, public valuation multiples and trends, and a deep-dive into the ins-and-outs of addbacks & adjustments. As industry specialists, as well as former owners and operators, we advise business owners/founders…

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  3. Maximizing Enterprise Value for Your Software Business

    In volatile markets, investors place more emphasis on profitability. In recent conversations with buyers, this is absolutely the case, as companies on a “path to profitability” are finding it much harder to raise capital. Investor appetite for software and SaaS companies remains high, but companies with consistent and growing EBITDA margins receive special attention. It…

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  4. Founders Advisors Named to 2022 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, August 18, 2022 – Birmingham-based merger & acquisition firm, Founders Advisors, announced today that it has been named to this year’s Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the second consecutive year. The Inc. 5000, published by Inc. magazine, is a prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies, and has…

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  5. Founders’ Q2 SaaS Newsletter

    Our Q2 2022 SaaS Market Newsletter includes useful tools for SaaS entrepreneurs and investors, highlighting the most recent quarter in which public company SaaS valuations fell but private company transaction volume remained strong. Our update includes: Understanding Addbacks to Maximize Enterprise Valuation An assessment for SaaS entrepreneurs designed to generate actionable insights to increase enterprise value…

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  6. Founders Advises Flotech in its Sale to FloWorks

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (August 18, 2022) – Founders is pleased to announce that certain principals of Founders Advisors advised Flotech, Inc. (“Flotech” or the “Company”) in its sale to FloWorks International LLC (“FloWorks”), a specialty flow control distribution platform.  The transaction closed on July 29, 2022.  Founded in 1961, Flotech is a distributor and servicer of…

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