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  1. Multi-Unit Industry Buzz

    By: Mike McCraw “The magnitude and persistence of its (COVID-19) overall effect on the U.S. economy remain highly uncertain and the situation remains a fluid one. Against this background, the committee judged that the risks to the U.S. outlook have changed materially. In response, we have eased the stance of monetary policy to provide some…

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  2. Founders Q1 2020 Multi-Unit Market Insights Report

    By: Mike McCraw We hope that you and yours are safe during these trying times.   This edition of the Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights report covering Q4 2019 includes: Market commentary Leading indicator trends M&A updates Detailed educational material: As a part of our series on the Founders “Financial Readiness Assessment” for middle-market multi-unit companies, we…

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  3. Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights Report – Q4 2019

    This edition of the Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights report includes a special overview of the Founders 2019 Multi-Unit Summit, an elite gathering of CEOs and leading industry professionals held in September at the Sandestin Resort on the Gulf Coast. The report also highlights public company valuation and growth metrics and operating statistics. Please contact our team…

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  4. Founders Hosts 1st Annual Multi-Unit Summit

    September 25th-27th Founders hosted its first Multi-Unit Summit at the beautiful Hilton Sandestin on the Emerald Coast in Florida. The Founders team welcomed top CEOs and leaders in the multi-unit community to network, enjoy Southern hospitality and cuisine, and tap into the wisdom and expertise of the elite group of participants. The three-day event gave…

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  5. Increasing the Value of a Multi-Unit Business

    By: Mike McCraw For high-growth multi-unit concepts, such as restaurants, fitness studios, and entertainment venues, access to institutional capital through partnership with a debt or equity partner is often critical for streamlining operations and strategically expanding to new locations. Whether owners are looking to grow, recapitalize, or sell, select metrics are commonly evaluated by institutional…

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  6. Five Benchmarks to Manage in Your Franchise

    By: Mike McCraw Across the wide range of franchise concepts – from restaurants and coffee shops to fitness studios, hotels, convenience stores, and more – common benchmarks are used to track, compare, and improve franchise businesses. Benchmarks, or key performance indicators (KPIs), are particularly useful in the multi-unit / franchise world: rich data is typically…

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