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.
Ryan Palmer will moderate a panel discussion “What Franchisees Want” at Franchise Times’ annual Franchise Finance & Growth Conference on April 21 in Las Vegas. The panelists will be Dennis Monroe; Jeff Kiecke, partner at Bandon Holdings and multi-unit Anytime Fitness franchisee; and Tabbassum Mumtaz, president of Apex Restaurant Management, Inc., which owns and operates […]
Monroe Moxness Berg is pleased to announce that Paul Ziccarelli, former general counsel at Famous Dave’s of America, has joined the firm as a shareholder. Paul brings more than 25 years of in-house counsel experience with companies in industries such as insurance and investments, technology and manufacturing, and restaurants. At the firm, Paul will focus […]
In the March 2015 issue of Foodservice News, Dennis Monroe presents the first in the series of monthly review columns that evaluate Twin Cities restaurants on the basis of their business concept (for additional information and the criteria used by Dennis, see related article). The review analyzes Spoon and Stable, the hottest new Twin Cities […]
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For years, John Hamburger and I have expounded on the virtues of real estate ownership and the flexibility it provides. But it seems as if the current market conditions discourage ownership in favor of a sale-leaseback structure. As we all know, interest rates are at historic low levels, and that includes rates on financial instruments […]
Even though the new year has begun, it is not too late to take advantage of some tax savings ideas on your 2014 tax returns. Let’s look at some things you should not forget. 1. Depreciation. Thankfully at the last minute, Congress passed the extension of the favorable depreciation rules for both first-year bonus depreciation […]
Recently, I have been writing about emerging concepts, which seems to be the hot area for restaurant financing and acquisition. The availability of funding, the overpricing of more mature concepts and the opportunity to make significant returns, all contribute to creating a desirable situation for the owners of emerging concepts. That being said, how does […]