Insights

  1. Oil & Gas Services Mid-Year M&A Review

    By: John Ortstadt Current Market Commentary Strategic and financial buyers have been slow to move on acquisitions in 2015. In light of renewed uncertainty in oil prices, we expect buyers to remain patient in their approach of potential acquisitions. The conservative strategy limits a buyer from capitalizing on discounted valuations, but protects them from additional…

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  2. M&A Activity On Pace For A Record Year

    By J. Wesley Legg This week the Wall Street Journal reported that global mergers and acquisitions could reach $4.58 trillion this year, assuming the current pace holds up.  That would exceed the $4.29 trillion takeover deal announcements in 2007.  The article noted that investors are “starved for companies that can show growth”.  This combined with healthy…

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  3. South Louisiana Forum (June 2015)

    Founders hosted their annual Fish & Forum along with John Spears, President of Spears & Associates, down at Cameron Meadows Lodge in Johnsons Bayou, LA. Day one of the event included fishing in the marsh and an airboat hog hunt on the 19,000 acre property.  Once again Mrs. Vicki didn’t disappoint with her savory bowl…

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  4. Case Study: South Cypress Growth Capital Funding

    South Cypress offers first quality tile, stone, glass, wood, laminate and vinyl flooring products via a virtual showroom that provides customers with the benefits of shopping in a physical store while offering the convenience and broader selection available from shopping online. Founded in 2005, the Company aims to provide an excellent customer experience through detailed…

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  5. Founders Hires John W. Sullivan as Vice President

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Founders Investment Banking, LLC today announced that John W. Sullivan has joined its firm as Vice President. In this role, John will be responsible for assisting the group with market process management and coordination of the analyst team. This addition demonstrates Founders’ commitment to serve clients with a team of talented professionals….

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