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