Insights

  1. Five Benchmarks to Manage in Your Franchise

    By: Mike McCraw Across the wide range of franchise concepts – from restaurants and coffee shops to fitness studios, hotels, convenience stores, and more – common benchmarks are used to track, compare, and improve franchise businesses. Benchmarks, or key performance indicators (KPIs), are particularly useful in the multi-unit / franchise world: rich data is typically…

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  2. Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights Report

    This edition of the Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights Report includes market commentary, leading indicator trends, and M&A updates. Additionally, as a part of our series on the Founders “Financial Readiness Assessment” for middle-market multi-unit companies, we explore Same Store Sales Growth, Financial Preparedness, and Average Unit Volume as key aspects of your business that potential investors…

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  3. Founders’ June 2019 Industrials Update

    In this edition of Founders’ Industrials Update, we focus our attention on the test and measurement industry. We analyze the outlook for the sector, breakout key segments in the test and measurement space, comment on historical valuation trends, and list prominent players in the industry.  We also provide coverage of key 2018 transactions in the test and…

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  4. Founders Advises MyBankTracker.com in its Sale to Quinstreet

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (June 24, 2019) – Founders Advisors (“Founders”) is pleased to announce that certain principals served as the exclusive financial advisor to MyBankTracker.com (“MBT”) in its acquisition by QuinStreet, Inc. (“QuinStreet”).  For more than 10 years, MyBankTracker.com has been an accurate, transparent, and consistent source of banking information for consumers. The site provides in-depth…

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  5. Founders Advises LandrumHR in its Acquisition of hrQ

    BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 19, 2019) – Founders Advisors (Founders) is pleased to announce that Landrum Human Resource Companies, Inc. (“LandrumHR”) has acquired hrQ, Inc., a leading executive recruiting and human resource consulting firm. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, hrQ is a recognized leader in talent recruitment and management for Fortune 500 companies as well as mid-cap…

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  6. Frank Dixon Inducted into Founders Bullpen Hall of Fame

    Each year, Founders recognizes bullpen alumni who had an instrumental impact on the development and success of the firm.  This annual tradition coincides with the firm’s anniversary, advisory board meeting, and its Annual Crawfish Boil, an event used to show appreciation of past and present employees, clients, and friends of Founders.  “It truly is an…

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