Insights

  1. Dallas – Fort Worth M&A Activity Q3 2019

    By: Gene Bazemore According to Capital IQ and Founders’ proprietary sources, M&A and private placement activity in the third quarter of 2019 increased 1.6% versus the same quarter in the previous year. M&A and private placement activity was down 1% quarter over quarter. Transaction activity in the Dallas – Fort Worth market continues to be…

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  2. Founders Industrials Market Update

    By: Gene Bazemore In this edition of Founders’ Industrials Update, we touch on several trends affecting the material handling market, provide a comprehensive, detailed breakdown of the various segments in the sector, highlight key players in the industry, as well as list several of the largest Q2 transactions in the industrials M&A landscape. ​​​​​​​ Follow the…

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  3. Interesting Shift in Oilfield Service Industry

    By: John Sinders Concerned About a Slowdown? Try the International Markets. Over the last two years, much of the focus in the oil and gas industry has been on the tremendous growth in the U.S. land shale fields, which have been the most prolific producers, and thus largest consumers of oilfield products and services.  Domestic…

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  4. Founders Hosts 1st Annual Multi-Unit Summit

    September 25th-27th Founders hosted its first Multi-Unit Summit at the beautiful Hilton Sandestin on the Emerald Coast in Florida. The Founders team welcomed top CEOs and leaders in the multi-unit community to network, enjoy Southern hospitality and cuisine, and tap into the wisdom and expertise of the elite group of participants. The three-day event gave…

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  5. Founders’ September 2019 Oilfield Services Market Insights Report

    In this edition of the Founders Oil & Gas Market Update, we discuss the growing trend in international drilling activity, and the opportunity it presents for domestic service companies. In addition, we profile some of the larger M&A transactions that have occurred year-to-date in the oilfield service  industry. Follow the link to read the Newsletter – September…

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  6. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Considerations for SaaS Business

    By: Brad Johnson A topic that we’re discussing more often with software investors is artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) within SaaS applications. While most of the capital directed at AI/ML is still venture-based, growth equity firms are seeing an increased number of businesses leveraging these algorithms. We’ve attempted to summarize the perspective of…

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