posts tagged as investors

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 | March 08, 2019

An Opportunity Zones Guide for Restaurants

Restaurants built in Opportunity Zones can help vitalize underserved communities and attract local talent while offering its owners a highly valued tax incentive. But what should potential investors keep in mind when evaluating the... read more

By Jeff Tubaugh | August 29, 2017

Understanding Tax Profit and Loss Allocation Provisions that PE Investors Bring

When the owners of a restaurant company sell a portion of the equity in their operating partnership to a private equity firm, it signals a period of upcoming growth for their company. While it is exciting for the restaurant owners to... read more

By Carrie Shagat | October 20, 2016

BDO Restaurant CFO Bootcamp Event Recap

From September 21 to 23, Las Vegas played host to BDO's Restaurant CFO bootcamp. The three-day event catered to industry professionals including independents, franchisees, franchisors and more. Throughout those three days, key issues and... read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | January 29, 2016

PErspective in Restaurants: Private Equity Hungry for Deals in the Restaurant Sector

Over the past year, private equity activity has heated up in the restaurant industry. Historically, investors wanted to see proof of concept in multiple markets, minimum revenues, EBITDA, number of units and a good story before they... read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | September 04, 2015

Coaching restaurant owners on succession planning

Proactive succession planning is fundamental to owning a successful restaurant business. read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | August 25, 2015

Sales Tax Savings Tips for Restaurants

In the competitive restaurant industry, it is crucial for managers and operators to recognize not only where savings can be utilized when opening new establishments, but also where pitfalls may lurk. read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | August 18, 2015

Crowdfunding for Restaurants

As the number of restaurants continue to grow, so do the number of different ways restaurants get funded.  In recent years, restaurants have begun exploring  a new way to raise capital: crowdfunding. read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | June 08, 2015

GE Capital Sale Could Shake Things Up for Restaurants

In a move that could bring on tremendous uncertainty for commercial franchises across the nation, General Electric announced in April that it would be selling the commercial lending operations of GE Capital, a major financial subsidiary. read more