posts tagged as private equity

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 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 Adam Berebitsky | June 23, 2017

Event Recap: Restaurant CFO Bootcamp – Denver 2017

At this month’s Restaurant CFO Bootcamp in Denver, our team had the opportunity to lead an exchange of best practices, insights and key challenges among professionals from all corners of the restaurant industry. Read on for three... read more

By Jeff Kolton | February 21, 2017

IFA 2017 Convention Recap: Optimistic Prospects for Franchising Sector Despite Lingering Uncertainty

Earlier this month, Dana Zukofsky and Jeff Kolton had the opportunity to attend the International Franchising Associations (IFA) 2017 Convention in Las Vegas. It was an exciting week of networking and presentations, providing insights... read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | February 10, 2016

The Up-C Partnership IPO Structure

Restaurant public offerings have been a hot industry topic since 2014, a year that saw about a half-dozen restaurant IPOs. As consumer preferences evolve and new restaurant concepts take off, public offerings may be on the menu for many... 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 | 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 | April 18, 2014

FASB Issues Update for Discontinued Operations

On April 10, 2014, FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-08, Presentation of Financial Statements (Topic 205) and Property, Plant, and Equipment (Topic 360). read more