Insights

  1. Duane Donner Receives Birmingham’s 2021 Vistage Leadership Award

    Founders Advisors announces that Duane Donner has been named the winner of Birmingham’s 2021 Vistage Leadership Award. With wisdom gleaned throughout his career, Duane provided admirable leadership through the Covid-19 pandemic, focusing on effective communication and a clear vision. He helped his company adopt a “we’re in it together” attitude that kept the business running…

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  2. Founders Hosts Annual Christmas Party

    Each year the Founders team takes time to connect with each other during the holiday season. This year, the weather was beautiful, so everyone was able to enjoys appetizers on the terrace at the Country Club of Birmingham. Then, during dinner and the annual game of White Elephant, there was some extra entertainment; Travis Crim…

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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