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  1. Founders Advises Guntersville Fabrication and Sprinkler Co. Inc. on Strategic Sale

    Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce that Guntersville Fabrication and Sprinkler Co. Inc. (“Guntersville Fabrication”) has been acquired by Ferguson Enterprises, a subsidiary of Wolseley, plc of the United Kingdom. Headquartered in Guntersville, Alabama, Guntersville Fabrication is a leading fabricator and supplier of commercial fire sprinkler systems. In addition to its Guntersville facility,…

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  2. Founders Advises on the Acquisition of Assisted Living Facility

    Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce Foundation Sale Leaseback Fund I has completed the acquisition of the Maplewood Ridge assisted living facility located in Pelham, Alabama. The 15,000 square foot facility will continue to be operated by Mature Options Eldercare, a provider of assisted living services to senior citizens within the state of…

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  3. Richard E. Simmons, III Joins Founders Board of Advisors

    Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce that Richard E. Simmons, III has joined the firm’s Board of Advisors. “It is quite an honor to have Richard join our Board of Advisors. The combination of his strong business acumen and his demonstrated leadership in establishing and directing an organization that impacts the personal development…

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  4. Jemison Investment Completes Divestiture of Tarrant Hydraulics Service, Inc.

    Jemison Investment Company has successfully completed the divestiture of its investment stake in Tarrant Hydraulic Service, Inc. The existing management team will assume full ownership of the company. Headquartered in Tarrant, Alabama with additional operations in Mobile, Tarrant Hydraulic specializes in the custom manufacturing, modification, repair and maintenance of hydraulic/pneumatic cylinders, pumps, valves, air tools…

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  5. Founders Advises American Firewear, Inc. on Strategic Sale

    Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce that American Firewear, Inc. has been acquired by Morning Pride Manufacturing, Inc., a division of Norcross Safety Products, L.L.C. Headquartered in Ohatchee, Alabama, American Firewear is a specialty manufacturer and valueadded reseller of high-quality, cost-efficient and innovative personal protective clothing and accessories designed for a variety of…

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  6. Founders Advises Ward’s Cabinetry on Sale Leaseback of Manufacturing Facility

    Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce that the sale and leaseback of the corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations of Ward’s Cabinetry, LLC has been completed. The approximately 76,000 square foot facility, located in Clanton, AL, was purchased for approximately $1.4 million by the Foundation Sale Leaseback Fund I. Following the recent recapitalization of…

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