Insights

  1. Founders’ Private Capital Markets Update

    By: Ken Hirsch Founders Advisors continues to closely monitor market conditions across the various private credit markets.  We are committed to providing our clients and business partners keen market insight and thoughtful advice, particularly during this time of health, economic and political uncertainty.  As part of a continuing series of market commentary, attached is our…

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  2. Recent Healthcare M&A Market Overview

    By: Michael White Healthcare M&A activity has seen a recent increase with numerous high-profile transactions announced in the third quarter across subsectors.  First quarter deal volume was on pace year over year with overall dollar volume contracting considerably due to lower leverage utilization and availability as buyers began to evaluate risk due to COVID. The…

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  3. Founders Hires Three Analysts

    Founders has recently hired three analysts to enhance the growing team. EJ Marino, Jonathan Elliott, and Joseph Vinar have joined Founders team with the primary responsibility of supporting transaction principals in the execution of deals across the firm. EJ is from Birmingham, AL and received his B.S.B.A. from Auburn University, majoring in Accountancy. After completing…

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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