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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.

The Restaurant Boiler Room Rick Ormsby

    • Business
    • 4.5 • 16 Ratings

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.

    2024 Dealmakers Week: Do’s and Don’ts for Franchisees Accepting a Private Equity Investment

    2024 Dealmakers Week: Do’s and Don’ts for Franchisees Accepting a Private Equity Investment

    In this episode of The Restaurant Boiler Room, Managing Director Rick Ormsby participates in a panel discussion hosted by Franchise Times. Whether to allow private equity at the franchisee level is a key inflection point in many franchise systems, and franchisors and franchisees alike must consider the impact and influence these firms will have on their business. Learn from those who’ve executed these deals as they discuss long-term benefits and consequences.

    Moderator: Emilee Wentland, Managing Editor, Franchise Times
    Panelists: Kevin Burke, Partner, Franchise Equity Partners; Scott Romanoff, Co-Managing Partner, Franchise Equity Partners; Rick Ormsby, Managing Director, Unbridled Capital

    *shared with permission from Franchise Times

    • 49 min
    2024 Franchise M&A Questions

    2024 Franchise M&A Questions

    In this episode of The Restaurant Boiler Room, Managing Director Rick Ormsby will answer franchise-related questions about M&A market conditions, cap rates, lending markets, and factors influencing a turnaround. It’ll be a good way to get some quick real-time insights.

    • 43 min
    The 2024 State of Franchise M&A

    The 2024 State of Franchise M&A

    Managing Director of Unbridled Capital Rick Ormsby is joined by Senior VP Derek Ball & Senior Manager Peter Fisher to discuss the state of franchise M&A in 2024.

    Topics of discussion will include:

    1. Considerations when doing a deal in 2024
    2. Commentary on current supply and demand for buying and selling
    3. Lending, Cap Rates, EBITDA multiples
    4. Thoughts on inflation, sales forecasting, and timing a sale
    5. Examples of real-time issues affecting M&A transactions

    • 51 min
    RFDC 2023 Replay: Navigating an Acquisitions Path for Growth in 2024

    RFDC 2023 Replay: Navigating an Acquisitions Path for Growth in 2024

    In this episode of The Restaurant Boiler Room, Managing Director Rick Ormsby is a panelist, along with Clay Harmon at Roark Capital Group and Barry Dubin at KBP Brands. The panel was moderated by Nick Cole at MUFG Bank, and it was entitled "Navigating an Acquisitions Path for Growth in 2024" at the 2023 Restaurant Finance & Development Conference held in Las Vegas.

    *shared with permission from Franchise Times.

    • 45 min
    Navigating the Current M&A Landscape in Franchising: Opportunities and Challenges

    Navigating the Current M&A Landscape in Franchising: Opportunities and Challenges

    In this episode of The Restaurant Boiler Room, Managing Director Rick Ormsby discusses questions on the state of the M&A market for franchising at this moment, the difficulty of new unit development in this market, a quick discussion on when to invest in a franchise brand, and sharing some optimistic news about new franchises that are quietly making a big splash.

    • 33 min
    Comments on the Fast Act, Zombie PE Funds, & Franchise M&A Deal Flow

    Comments on the Fast Act, Zombie PE Funds, & Franchise M&A Deal Flow

    In this episode of The Restaurant Boiler Room, Managing Director Rick Ormsby talks about Fast Act legislation, Zombie PE funds, selling to an operator vs. a PE fund, recent deal closings, and a comment on upcoming franchise M&A deal flow.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Addiction-Overcoming It ,

Awesome show!

Michael knows his stuff!

GFrancfort ,

Fantastic podcast for restaurant M&A advice

Rick and the guests on his podcast are extremely informative for anyone watching or doing transactions in the restaurant industry. I found the show extremely helpful.

ILfranchisee ,

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.

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