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Valuing Fast-Food Restaurants

Business Valuation

 Valuing Fast-Food Restaurants
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Previous training or research on subject matter being taught.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 13PBV0520
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

Retail is no longer "mom and pop." It is chains, franchises, and superstores operating in probably the most competitive environment in American business. You will deal with issues like the nature of the assets, intangible values based on trade name, non-compete agreements, customer lists, and unreported income.

Learning the standard characteristics of retail establishments will give you the benchmark to expand your engagement opportunities. The American way of life—quick and edible. Unlike the industry's food, you'll savor this course. Fast-food restaurants are on every street corner, in a highly competitive industry, often family-owned and, quite typically, part of a franchise.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Identify the industry conditions and issues related to valuing a business in this industry
- Read a franchise agreement and determine its impact on the valuation
- Determine sources of information necessary for the valuation process
- Perform a valuation analysis for this type of valuation

Who Should Attend

This webinar should be attended by beginning and intermediate valuation analysts whose clients include owners or potential buyers of fast-food restaurants and retail establishments


Richard Gray, CPA, ABV, CVA, ASA
Mr. Richard Gray has specialized in the fields of business valuation and litigation support services full time for over eighteen years. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland in 1978 and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Loyola College in Baltimore in 1982. After a number of years in the health care industry, Rick decided to enter public accounting and successfully completed the Certified Public Accountant exam in 1988 and began his career as an auditor and consultant with Deloitte & Touche.

Mr. Gray is currently licensed as a CPA in both Florida and Maryland. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts™ (NACVA®), and the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). He is a member of both the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, where he is an instructor in their state-wide Ethics course, and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. Rick has also taught for the Becker Professional Review Course, instructing candidates in the preparation of both the CPA and CFA examinations.

Mr. Gray has qualified as an expert witness for litigation engagements in Maryland, Florida, and northern Virginia. He has made a number of presentations at both the local and national level and has authored articles in the areas of business valuation and litigation support. He is very active in the NACVA, serving as past Chairperson of both the Valuation Credentialing Board and the Executive Advisory Board.

He is currently the Chairperson of the Education Quality Assurance Board. In addition to his Board duties, Mr. Gray is a member of NACVA's Speakers Bureau, the Examination Grading/Mentoring Team, and serves as an instructor for the Consultants' Training Institute. Rick was awarded the "Instructor of the Year" in 2008 and received NACVA's "Circle of Light" award in 2009.