The Restaurant Boiler Room is a one-stop-shop for multi-million dollar merger and acquisition activity and financial complexities pressuring the franchise restaurant industry. We talk money, deals, valuations and risk – delivered to the front door of franchisees, private equity firms, family offices, large investors and franchisors across the world on an every-otherweek basis. It is unlike any other restaurant or franchise podcast.
M&A and Convention Reflections, Plus The Impact of the FAST Act
I will be doing a walk down memory lane with M&A patterns from the past 20 years as well as give some reactions from discussions with franchisees at several recent restaurant conventions, I’ll talk about recent M&A transactions completed, and I’ll discuss the impact of the new FAST Act legislation in California.
Q3 2022 Franchise Real Estate Update
In this episode of The Restaurant Boiler Room, Rick Ormsby is joined by Josh Lewis and Chelsea Mandel to discuss franchise real estate updates for 2022.
Some topics of discussion will include:
- macroeconomic picture: how has the real estate market for buyers & sellers changed this year?
- how are terms changing during due diligence?
- what is the impact of rising interest rates on real estate valuations?
- what are current terms for single unit SLB financing and multi-unit SLB financing?
M&A Perspectives for Q3 2022
In this episode of The Restaurant Boiler Room, Rick Ormsby discusses some M&A perspectives in the franchise lending environment, as well discussing deal cyclicality in a calendar year and addresses some real estate valuation considerations in a slowing deal market.
Q2 Lender Outlook for Franchise Businesses
Join Rick Ormsby with special guests Michael Eagen and John Dysart as they discuss the following topics about the lending atmosphere for Q2 of 2022:
- Macroeconomic outlook for franchise loans right now?
- How have terms changed?
- How is credit/risk making decisions right now?
- Which brands are performing well?
- Second half outlook for rates, leverage, and loan volume
Q2 2022 M&A Updates
In this episode of The Restaurant Boiler Room, Rick Ormsby is joined by Derek Ball & Tony Petrunin to discuss Q2 M&A with a 15 question countdown.
Lifecycle of a Brand's Turnaround Efforts
In this episode of The Restaurant Boiler Room, Managing Director of Unbridled Capital Rick Ormsby discusses the lifecycle of a brand's turnaround efforts - from distressed, to wildly successful, and back to distressed. He also gives an update on valuations as the unpredictable year progresses. Finally, he talks factors that could be leading us to a recession but might create a favorable supply/demand scenario for sellers who keep producing strong EBITDA while M&A supply lessens.
Knowledge is power
If you want to know what’s going on- Listen to Rick. In 10 years of knowing him he hasn’t been wrong. Insights, analysis and commentary are always spot on.