Corporate / M&A Law, Franchise & Distribution Law

10 Potential Deal Breakers for Sophisticated Investors Looking to Acquire Franchise Systems

deal-breakerThe investment community has been increasingly interested in franchise systems as potential targets. They present a valuable investment proposition for strategic and financial investors. The appeal of robust, long-term, and diversified royalty income streams, proven business concepts, potential for scalability and expansion, shared expansion costs (i.e. with franchisees), and the goodwill and strength of an established brand has caught the attention of private equity funds, family offices, and other sophisticated acquirers. Continue reading

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Franchise & Distribution Law

Andrae Marrocco Liaison for Multi-Unit and Multi-Brand Franchising Session at the 51st Annual IFA Legal Symposium

Legal Symposium 2018Andrae Marrocco was the Task Force liaison for the session: “Have Multi-Unit and Multi-Brand Franchisees Set a New Standard for Franchisors?” with panelists Tom Wells, Managing Partner of 10 Point Capital, Harris Chernow, Reger Rizzo & Darnall, and Ned Levitt, Dickinson Wright at the 51st Annual International Franchise Association Legal Symposium in Washington DC – May 6-8, 2018. Continue reading

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Franchise & Distribution Law

Andrae Marrocco named a 2018 Franchise Times Legal Eagle

Legal-Eagles-800px-11e8037c[1]Andrae Marrocco, Partner in the Toronto office of cross border law firm Dickinson Wright, has been selected as a 2018 Legal Eagle by Franchise Times. The annual list of Franchise Times Legal Eagles recognizes the best attorneys in franchising (across the US and Canada) as nominated by their clients and peers, and selected by the editorial board after additional research by Franchise TimesContinue reading

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