Restaurant Finance

Restaurant Gross Margin

Lean Labor Can Boost Gross Margins

Gross margins consider the relationship between how much money a restaurant makes and how much money it took to generate that revenue in direct costs.

Sell-side Due Diligence Checklist

Before making an investment, funds and private investors want to know as much as possible about the business opportunity. This due diligence checklist will help

restaurant EBITDA

Restaurant EBITDA

The restaurant industry can be mighty unforgiving, thanks to thin margins and high operating expenses. EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) plays a

Restaurant Debt Ratios

Restaurant Debt Ratios

The restaurant industry is a diverse one — and with so many different types of companies (large, small, franchised, company-owned, etc.), the indebtedness of chains

Restaurant investment glossary

Glossary of Restaurant Investment Terms

Though restaurant IPOs have remained elusive in recent years, investment into both restaurant chains and restaurant technology remains on the rise. Funding to the restaurant delivery space, for

restaurant investment banks

A Look at Global Restaurant Investment Banks

The food and beverage investment banking coverage group has proved attractive for investors in recent years. Changing demographics, shifting consumer habits, and household income are