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  1. Founders Advises Rea Brothers Mid-South Auction on a Strategic Sale

    Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce that it advised the shareholders of Rea Brothers Mid-South Auction (RBMSA) on the sale of the company to American Auto Auction Group (AAAG). Founded in 1972, RBMSA is a Jackson, Mississippi-based auto/vehicle auction that, in addition to its core auction function, provides a full complement of automotive…

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  2. Founders Advises ACTEK, Inc. on a Strategic Sale

    Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce that ActekSoft (also “ACTEK, Inc.”) has been acquired by Callidus Software Inc., which is publicly traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the “CALD” ticker symbol. ActekSoft, based in Birmingham, Alabama, delivers commission, incentive compensation, and compliance software solutions for complex selling environments primarily in the insurance and general…

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  3. Founders Advises on New Real Estate Investment Fund

    Key Part of Founders’ Ongoing Focus to Advise Clients on Investing in the Distressed Real Estate Market Founders Investment Banking’s Real Estate Practice is pleased to announce the successful closing of the first round of investment in the newly formed Foundation Residential Acquisition Fund I. In response to ongoing challenges in the residential real estate…

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  4. Founders Advises Walpar, Inc. on a Recapitalization

    Founders Investment Banking, LLC is pleased to announce that Walpar, Inc. has been recapitalized by Rock Gate Partners, LLC in partnership with Peninsula Capital Partners, L.L.C., who provided both debt and equity in support of the transaction. Walpar, based in Birmingham, Alabama, is a leading designer and fabricator of highway signage structures and other highly-engineered, large-scale…

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  5. Founders Featured in The Birmingham News

    Small Businesses Find Money When Banks Say No By Roy L. Williams — The Birmingham News The worst recession in decades is making life difficult for companies needing financing to make ends meet, capital to expand or complete mergers. Duane Donner , managing director of Founders Investment Banking, says his firm, which helps put deals together,…

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  6. Founders Advises on Four Recent Transactions in the Internet & Digital Media Sector

    We continue to see a growing demand among institutional buyers for Web-based businesses that deliver quality content and information to consumers, while concurrently matching product and service providers to these consumers at their moment of need,” remarked Zane Tarence, Managing Director of Founders Investment Banking’s Internet & Digital Media practice.  “We’ve had the opportunity to work with…

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