Insights

  1. Founders Sponsors The Lion’s Den

    Founders recently sponsored the 5th annual Lion’s Den, an internationally known event for real businesses seeking real investors to make real impact. The Lion’s Den’s goal is to “Inspire, Educate and Mobilize” people to invest their time, talents, and other resources in the Kingdom through “Business as Mission.” 2018’s event had over 300 attendees from…

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  2. Wesley Legg Honored as BBJ Veteran of Influence

    Founders is delighted to announce that Wesley Legg, President and COO of Founders, was named one of the Birmingham Business Journal’s (BBJ) 2018 Veterans of Influence. The BBJ recently announced their 2018 Veterans of Influence, which recognizes military veterans who served their country before going on to have successful careers in Birmingham’s business world. The…

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  3. Alabama M&A Activity Q2 2018

    By: Wesley Legg According to Capital IQ and Founders proprietary sources, there were an estimated 38 transactions involving Alabama companies completed in the third quarter of 2018, which is equivalent to the number of transactions in the same quarter of the previous year. M&A and private placement activity was up 15% quarter over quarter. Transaction…

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  4. Dallas – Fort Worth M&A Activity Q3 2018

    By: Gene Bazemore According to Capital IQ and Founders’ proprietary sources, M&A and private placement activity in the third quarter of 2018 increased 4% versus the same quarter in the previous year. Transaction activity in the Dallas – Fort Worth market continues to be diversified with Information Technology, Industrials, and Consumer representing the top three…

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  5. Topics to Consider in a Merger

    By: Duane Donner When a business owner is considering selling their company, it is likely that one of the options available will be merging with a similar company in an adjacent market. These types of transactions can be the best option to consider from a valuation perspective, but there are various other factors that need…

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  6. Institutional Capital Readiness

    By: Zane Tarence For SaaS businesses seeking institutional capital, operational sophistication and data integrity are critical. Running a business day-to-day while maintaining a focus on operational sophistication can be a daunting task. For SaaS business owners looking for guidance from experienced entrepreneurs, Justin and Anna Talerico at Married2Growth have compiled an Institutional Capital Readiness Report…

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