Monroe Moxness Berg has acquired a national reputation for its innovative work in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and concept growth, protection and development in multi-unit retail, restaurant and hospitality industries. We are also firmly rooted in Minnesota and deeply committed to our regional clients, bringing the expertise we gain in our national practice to support individuals, businesses and organizations in our state and in the Upper Midwest.
Monroe Moxness Berg PA professionals are industry leaders and serve in a number of capacities. Below, please find some of the latest news related to the firm in general as well as our participation in national conferences.
Monroe Moxness Berg attorneys are among the speakers at the 25th annual Restaurant Finance & Development Conference in Las Vegas on November 10-12. The conference is the industry’s “must attend” event for growth-minded restaurant company owners and executives focused on the restaurant business. Rick Gibson will be a panelist in the workshop “What You Need […]
Dennis Monroe will guide the audience through alternative restaurant funding sources during SS&G’s Restaurant CFO Bootcamp in New York on October 23-24. His session will focus on such funding sources as crowd funding, private placement, EB-5 visa programs, captive royalty companies, landlord funding, joint venture funding and other approaches that are alternatives to senior debt […]
Ryan Palmer moderated a panel “Franchise Lending Today” at the Franchise Lending Spotlight Conference organized by BoeFly on October 1 in Philadelphia. The panelists were Kate Bartosik, team leader at FRANdata; David Dickson, district director at SBA; Brian Burke, national SBA lending director at Community Reinvestment Fund, USA; and David Nayor, co-president of BoeFly. The […]
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2014 was an exciting year: Financing not only continued to be available, but we saw several new and innovative approaches. Here are my thoughts on the best financing ideas of 2014: Effective Use of IPOs We’ve seen a number of significant restaurant IPOs in 2014: Potbelly, Zoe’s Kitchen and Papa Murphy’s. Much was spurred by […]
There are three types of financing in the restaurant industry. The first source of financing is the public sector, and it gets all the press and discussions that typically surround an initial public offering or merger and acquisition. The second is what I would call macro financing, which encompasses large transactions, capital markets and lenders […]
In the last couple of years we have seen a proliferation of early-stage franchisees selling. Most of these sellers are entrepreneurs and have spent their lives growing a concept. Most notably, we have seen this transition in the Applebee’s, Hardee’s, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, KFC and Burger King systems. Many of these sales have been to […]