Behind the Deal:An In-Depth View of a Franchise Transaction

Moderator: JoyAnn Kenny, Fisher Zucker
Speakers: Josh Cohen – CEO, Junkluggers; Heather McLeod – CGO, Authority Brands; Irene Zou – VP, Apax Partners; Brian Alas – Managing Director, Boxwood Partners

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve seen a massive influx of M&A activity; some say this is just the start of the tidal wave to come. When it comes to preparing your business for next-level growth, taking on capital is paramount to the future of the brand. For some brands, there’s one question right off the bat: where the hell do I start? Buckle in for this interactive session to learn from a brand that was recently purchased about: (i) what strategic investors, private equity firms and other potential investors value most when looking at your company, (ii) what you can start doing today that will help you prepare for tomorrow, and (iii) some of the ways you can use the newfound capital once you get it.