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Benefits Of Quality Of Earnings Reports In An Acquisition
You are a business owner and have exhausted all the available tools to organically grow your business and are ready to explore growing through acquisition. While you may be comfortable operating your existing business, you may have some hesitation when it comes to the process of acquiring another company. We know, you cannot afford to execute a bad acquisition! Performing […]
2021: Will We Set A Record For Earnout Use?
In today’s COVID environment, many businesses have seen a significant change in performance, and uncertainty still exists regarding when businesses will see “a return to normal.” This fact, coupled with pent-up demand from baby boomers seeking an exit, is likely to lead to a significant increase in the use of earnouts in 2021. For those unfamiliar with an earnout, an […]
Forecasting Pitfalls And Tips To Avoid Them
The ability to closely forecast your company’s future cash flows is a powerful tool for any management team. Forecasts can be used to support business decisions and capital allocation, plan for the future and anticipate changes in the marketplace. Additionally, a forecast is the main input in a discounted cash flow analysis, which is a valuation method used to determine […]
Weakened Restaurant Valuations Generate Wealth Transfer Opportunities
Article written by: Joseph Borowski, CFA Director, Valuation & Financial Opinion Services 2020 has been a challenging year for many individuals who have seen their jobs eliminated, retirement accounts reduced, and/or their health threatened. Many restaurant owners have experienced mandated capacity restrictions limiting sales, disrupted supply chains, and difficult decisions regarding their workforce. At the same time, challenges often create […]
How Does COVID-19 Impact Business Valuations?
Article written by: Maria Nobile Senior, Forensic & Dispute Advisory Services Rebekah Smith, CPA, CVA, MAFF, CFF Director of Forensic & Dispute Advisory Services As COVID-19 has permeated every aspect of our lives, it is no surprise that the economic impacts of the pandemic will affect business valuators, too. As valuators prepare business valuations over the next few […]
Don’t Purchase the Evening Special Without Reading the Reviews
Article written by: Michael Schultz, CPA Manager, Transaction Advisory Services When looking to acquire one or a group of restaurants, consideration of an advisor performing a Quality of Earnings (QofE) analysis can be helpful to ensure a fair purchase price and provide a complete understanding of what you are purchasing from a financial standpoint. A QofE analysis normalizes EBITDA (earnings […]