Springboard 2021: Working Lunch Session

Springboard 2021

Springing to the Next Level: Preparing Now for Third Party Capital Investment

Since 2020, we’ve seen a surge in transactions which has led to unprecedented evaluations and opportunities. Preparing your business for next-level growth using third-party investment is incred- ibly important to the future of the franchise. Given that it may be your largest asset, this is serious business! So, what are the significant factors to consider when preparing for growth via third-party capital investment? What do strategic investors, private equity firms and other potential investors value most when looking at your company? What can you start doing today that will help you pre- pare for the future? In this session, learn from industry experts on how to prepare and make your franchise more attractive for capital investment.

Moderator: Jay Duke – Partner, BDO
Panelists: Grant Marcks – Principal, The Riverside Company; Anthony Polazzi – President & CEO, AP Franchised Concepts; Josh Skolnick – CEO, Horsepower Brands; Patrick Galleher – Managing Partner, Boxwood Partners