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February 3, 2017
Since Donald Trump confounded the press, pundits, and financial markets by storming to victory on the 8 November, the world has been left wondering what his presidency might entail.From an M&A perspective, however, the impact is clear, at least in the short-term.
November 9, 2016
Following private equity investors' and strategic acquirers' stable appetite for restaurant acquisitions in the U.S. during the 3rd quarter of 2016, Alvarez & Marsal highlights several unique accounting and operational considerations associated with restaurants that new owners, prospective investors and other stakeholders should understand.
November 9, 2015
Private equity investors and strategic acquirers in the United States maintained a stable appetite for restaurant acquisitions in the 3rd quarter of 2015. As outlined in our previous article, prospective investors should understand the unique accounting considerations associated with restaurants and carefully include operational improvement and other initiatives into any investment thesis.
November 2, 2015
It is estimated that less than 30 percent of exits in the U.S. include a systematic sell-side due diligence approach. However, sellers are showing a greater interest in engaging third-party firms to perform sell-side due diligence to ensure that value is maximized in the current marketplace where buyers thrive on large volumes of data and detailed analyses. Sellers can better ensure successful execution of their exit strategy by conducting a deep dive assessment of the company's quality of earnings and leveraging the findings from the sell-side due diligence process.
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May 1, 2014
Restaurants continue to be attractive targets for investors and strategic acquirers as many eateries offer appealing ways to deploy capital and diversify. In fact, there were 132 announced restaurant transactions in 2013; and activity remained strong throughout the first quarter of 2014 with 31 announced restaurant transactions, according to S&P Capital IQ. However, savvy investors must understand the unique accounting considerations associated with restaurants, and carefully include operational improvement and other initiatives into any investment thesis.