January Seminar (1/26) – Capital Formation and Exit Strategies for Franchisors and Multi-Unit Franchisees

Burt Yarkin, The McLean Group LLC, San Francisco, CA
Mark Dayman, The McLean Group LLC, Atlanta, GA
Gerald Wells, DLA Piper, Atlanta, GA
Rich Greenstein, DLA Piper, Atlanta, GA

7:30 – 8:00 Continental breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 Introductions and opening remarks (Mark Dayman)
8:15 – 8:45 Current state of M&A activity for middle market franchisors and multi-unit franchisees (Burt Yarkin)
8:45 – 9:15 Positioning your franchise company for capital infusion or sale (Mark Dayman)
9:15 – 9:45 Building & Selling a Franchise Brand – Sale of Cartridge World (Burt Yarkin)
9:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:30 Legal Issues I – What you need to know about capital raises and transactions in franchising (Gerald Wells)
10:30 – 11:00 Legal Issues II- Recent examples of what worked & what didn’t (Rich Greenstein)

Presentation Materials
McLean Group – Positioning Your Franchise Company for Capital or Sale
DLA Piper – Preparing for Sale or Capital Infusion
McLean Group – Current State of M&A Activity for Franchisors and Large Multi-Unit Franchisees

February 20, 2011