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  1. Founders Investment Banking Announces Strategic Sale of Student Life

    BIRMINGHAM, AL, August 30, 2012 – Founders Investment Banking, LLC (Founders) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Student Life, LLC by LifeWay Christian Resources (LifeWay), a non-profit agency of the Southern Baptist Convention. The combined venture creates one of the most significant youth event ministries in America. Student Life, based in Birmingham, Ala., has…

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  2. Net Direct Merchants, a Top 500 Internet Retailer, Receives Investment from The Mustang Group

    BIRMINGHAM, AL, June 19, 2012 – Founders Investment Banking (“Founders”) is pleased to announce that Net Direct Merchants (“NDM”) has received an investment from The Mustang Group, a Boston-based private equity firm that invests in innovative middle market companies throughout North America. Net Direct Merchants, headquartered in Florence, Alabama, is a leading online retailer in…

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  3. Principals of Founders Investment Banking Advise Health Information Designs, Inc. On Recapitalization by BV Investment Partners of Boston, MA

    BIRMINGHAM, AL, May 22, 2012 – Founders Investment Banking (“Founders”) is pleased to announce that Health Information Designs, Inc. (“HID”) has received a growth investment by Boston-based BV Investment Partners (“BV”), a private equity firm with over $2.6 billion of committed capital.  Headquartered in Auburn, Alabama, HID provides data analytics and software solutions, and services…

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  4. Previously Unannounced Digital Media Transaction – An Inside Look

    One of Founders’ past clients offers an insider’s look into the events and emotions surrounding the negotiation of a successful exit of his web property to a publicly-traded company… When I started Get Rich Slowly — on 15 April 2006 — it made very little money. It earned a few pennies per day. Slowly, the…

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  5. Founders Investment Banking, LLC Advises FrugalTravelGuy.com on Strategic Sale to Internet Brands, Inc.

    Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce that FrugalTravelGuy.com has been acquired by Internet Brands, Inc., a leading Internet media company that owns and operates e-commerce and community-based websites across a variety of industry verticals. Formerly headquartered in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, FrugalTravelGuy.com was founded in 2007 by Rick Ingersoll, a retired mortgage…

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