posts tagged as EBITDA


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | April 16, 2019

Earnouts: Seller and Buyer Beware

Earnouts—an increasingly relied upon tool within an M&A transaction—help bridge the gap between a Seller’s expectation and a Buyer’s perception of the current state of the Seller’s business. But as a particularly challenging... read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | October 18, 2017

Tips Before Transacting: A Look at Restaurant M&A

The restaurant industry is abuzz with opportunity resulting in new companies emerging and a flurry of M&A activity. If you’re a restaurateur considering a transaction in the near term, there are three key practices to keep in mind. read more


By Carrie Shagat | August 03, 2017

FASB Accounting Updates and Amendments for Restaurants

The Financial Accounting Standard Board (FASB) has been busy over the past several years making technical corrections and improvements to existing standards and in some cases, creating new standards. The new standards are set to... read more


By Carrie Shagat | November 03, 2016

The Effect of Change in Control Transactions on Financial Reporting

M&A activity reached record levels in 2015 with deal volume reaching $4.9 trillion—and the momentum shows no signs of slowing. Within the restaurant industry, it seems much of this M&A activity is driven by the market’s saturation and... read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | April 16, 2014

Why Get a Business Valuation?

At some point, many business owners ask themselves, “What’s my company worth”? A business’s value can vary depending on a wide variety of factors, which is why... read more


By Restaurant Practice Leaders | February 04, 2014

Why Should I Segregate Pre-Opening Costs?

There are a variety of costs related to opening a new location. Some expenses, such as new kitchen equipment, will be capitalized and depreciated over time. read more