How Financial Source Data Affects Restaurant Purchase Price

financial source data for purchase price

When buying a restaurant or any other type of business, it’s vital that you find out what financial sources the seller used to calculate the purchase price. Did they use P&L Statements? Tax returns? Are they owner-to-prove or pro forma?

This can come as a surprise to many business buyers because one might assume that a business’ financial statements should all say “the same thing” about a restaurant. However, as you will see in this video, historical restaurant purchase data make clear that the source data significantly affect the overall purchase price for a restaurant.

Ultimately, buyers can be more confident in an investment that is founded on more reliable financial source data.

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