Franchise Consultants New York NY

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Alan Scott Gaynor
(212) 915-5595
200 PARK AVE
NEW YORK, NY
Specialties
Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Offerings, Corporate, Franchising
Education
Boston College Law School,State University of New York, Binghamton
State Licensing
New York

Sandra Wieder Cohen
1221 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS FL 26
NEW YORK, NY
Specialties
Real Estate, Employment, Energy, Environmental, Franchising
Education
Yale Law School,Columbia University,Washington University in St. Louis
State Licensing
New York

Julianne Cowan Lusthaus
104 W 40TH ST FL 20
NEW YORK, NY
Specialties
Franchising, Business, Commercial
Education
Brooklyn Law School,American University
State Licensing
New York

Barry Mark Kazan
250 PARK AVE
NEW YORK, NY
Specialties
Business, Franchising, Defective & Dangerous Products
Education
Georgetown University Law Center,Drew University
State Licensing
New York

Terrence M. Dunn
104 W 40TH ST FL 20
NEW YORK, NY
Specialties
Franchising, Real Estate, Business, Corporate, Trusts
Education
Brown University,University of Denver
State Licensing
New York

Jack Sadis
551 5TH AVE FL 21
NEW YORK, NY
Specialties
Business, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Franchising
State Licensing
New York

Abraham Buchman
(212) 889-4220
10 E 40TH ST RM 2110
NEW YORK, NY
Specialties
Licensing, Administrative Law, Trademark Application, Franchising
Education
St Lawrence University School of Law,St Lawrence University School of Law,New York University
State Licensing
New York

Jeffrey H. Epstein
(212) 790-9209
1133 Avenue Of The Americas Fl 35th
New York, NY
Specialties
Intellectual Property, Franchising, Litigation
State Licensing
New York

Frank Ronald Millo
220 5TH AVE FRNT
NEW YORK, NY
Specialties
Personal Injury, Insurance, Commercial, Franchising
Education
University of Pennsylvania Law School,Pennsylvania State University,Pennsylvania State University
State Licensing
New York

Ross H. Gould
104 W 40TH ST FL 20
NEW YORK, NY
Specialties
Franchising, Commercial, Business, Real Estate, Debt Collection
Education
Hofstra University School of Law,Emory University
State Licensing
New York

5 Keys To A Thorough Financial Analysis Of A Franchise Investment

Closely analyzing the financial numbers before investing in a franchise can help you choose the franchise which presents the best opportunity for success. An accountant or qualified financial advisor can be helpful in looking at metrics such as cash flow projections and the franchisor's financial statements. See the following article from Blue MauMau for more on this.

Franchise financial analysis
When evaluating a franchise opportunity there is typically a great deal of focus directed on the business concept, franchise contract, franchisor support and franchisee performance. Each of these areas rightfully deserve attention. However, one area that requires as much if not more focus is in the area of financial analysis. Although, the term financial analysis can conjure up visions of boring number crunching this activity is important when considering the purchase of a franchise as well as any business. Since a franchise candidate has a limited amount of capital to invest in the franchise they need to be on target when identifying capital requirements.

They should have an accountant or qualified financial advisor to assist in the process. Here are some key items that need to be a part of the financial analysis:

  1. In-depth review of the franchisor's financial statements available in the Franchise Disclosure Document.  You want to be sure that the franchisor has sufficient capital to operate the franchise.  The franchisor shouldn't be relying upon initial franchise fees for their main source of funding or earnings.
  2. Fully understand Item 7 of the FDD. It describes the estimated investment in a specific franchise.
  3. Scrutiny of the franchise financial formula. This process involves identifying and evaluating the components of the product or service sale leading to the gross margin. Sample sale price, product, labor costs, royalty and ad fees,etc. are in the formula. This is one of the most important elements of the financial analysis and may require some "digging" to get all of the necessary information.
  4. A 3-5 year Pro-forma income statement that projects sales, gross margin, expenses and earnings. One should be conservative and not aggressive when projecting. Feedback from current franchisees can provide valuable input when constructing a pro-forma.
  5. A cash flow projection for the first 3-5 years of the franchise operation. This is needed  to determine if projected sales and income will be sufficient relative to available working capital.
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