Two Dynamo Operators Win First Duo Deal of the Year

In New York City last summer, James Bodenstedt presented a single sheet of paper with four columns of type to two hand-picked prospective buyers. “One column for each of the brands, and then a total,” recalled the founder of Muy Cos., who sold all 755 of his Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and Wendy’s restaurants in […]

Auspex Capital Facilitates the Sale of MUY companies (Restaurant Finance Monitor)

MUY Companies, MUY Sales  Not that long ago, James Bodenstedt was content with  18 restaurants. “That was enough for me. We never looked  to grow, but we positioned ourselves ready to grow if the  opportunity arose,” he said. Bodenstedt is president of  MUY! Companies, one of the largest YUM! Brands and  Wendy’s franchisees. And arise […]

Managing the Sale Process:
The Letter of Intent – More is More

Words to Live By When Negotiating the LOI Business consultants are fond of saying: “Less is More”, but when it comes to the right strategy for negotiating a letter of intent (“LOI”) to sell your QSR business, we say: “More is More”. Here’s why: The Seller’s negotiating leverage is highest when prospective buyers are competing […]

Managing the Sale Process:
Due Diligence – A Very Important Game of Show & Tell

By Christopher Kelleher The Positive Influence of the Due Diligence Process Due diligence is the process by which a buyer can either talk himself into buying something or talk himself out of it. Assuming the seller really wants to sell, he’d best get organized and take this part of the sale process very seriously. The […]