How to Bring Value to an Emerging Concept

As Monitor readers know, emerging concepts are getting a lot of press, particularly because of private equity’s investment in earlier-stage concepts. Examples of this type of investment would be Sentinel Capital Partners’ investment in Newk’s Eatery, Morehead Capital’s investment in Hash House A Go Go and Chop’t, and Buffalo Wild Wings’ investment in Pizza Rev . . .

Recording of Webcast on Restaurant Franchise Valuation Now Available Online

A recording of “Considerations for Buyers & Sellers of Restaurant Franchises,” a webcast recently presented by Monroe Moxness Berg and Valuation Research Corporation (VRC) in now available on VRC’s website. The webcast provides an overview of the restaurant industry and addresses such topics as pre-sale issues, forms of transaction (stock vs. asset), valuation methodology, allocation . . .

How Franchisees Can Successfully Roll Up New Concepts

  When reviewing this year’s Monitor 200 franchisees, it is apparent the large multi-unit franchisees are getting larger and diversifying their holdings. This growth is a result of available financing, the influx of private equity, the desire to take advantage of the efficiency of size and the availability of mature franchisees transitioning out of the . . .