Insights

  1. Multi-Unit Community Buzz: Q2 2022

    Multi-Unit Buzz: Despite Soaring Inflation, Buyers & Sellers Remain Active “It’s a once-in-a-century experience with a different economy than it was a century ago. There’s just no road map.”–Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Grant Thornton “We’re in a really difficult position, because we don’t have successful precedents for having an economy this red hot in…

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  2. Multi-Unit Insights Q2 2022

    This edition of the Founders Advisors Multi-Unit market update includes: Market commentary Leading indicator trends​​​​​​​ Public valuation metrics by sector for consumer services businesses, as well as KPI benchmarks

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  3. Valuing IT Services and Managed Service Providers

    By: Chris Weingartner There is perhaps no industry being transformed more rapidly than IT Services and Managed Service Providers. Several private equity groups have planted their flags with investments in large platforms and are almost universally executing on a strategy to identify complimentary add-on acquisition targets. As a result, MSP owners and operators are receiving tidal waves…

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  4. E-Learning Market Growth

    By: Neal England For millennia, learning has taken place in a shared space. Teachers and students were together—perhaps in a classroom, lecture hall or laboratory.  The evolution of e-Learning has now provided unique opportunities for students to learn online and on their terms whether minutes or hours away from their instructor. With a less-structured setting…

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  5. Founders Advises Kids Discovery on its Sale to Early Learning Academies

    BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 2, 2022) Founders is pleased to announce that Kids Discovery International has been acquired by Learning Academies, a leader in early education. Founded by Wraith and Lisa Drake, Kids Discovery operates early education centers in the Florida Panhandle. Kids Discovery was exclusively advised by principals of Founders Advisors. Kids Discovery is a…

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  6. Founders Advises LeadsOnline on its Strategic Growth Investment from TA Associates

    BIRMINGHAM, AL (May 25, 2022) – Founders is pleased to announce that LeadsOnline, LLC has received a strategic growth investment from TA Associates. Founded in 2000, LeadsOnline is a nationwide provider of data, technology and intelligence software tools used by law enforcement agencies, investigators, and businesses. The company’s unique dataset and highly scalable SaaS platform…

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