Restaurant Valuation: O'Charley's and AFC

Posted: 16 Mar 2012

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Eddie Riedl

Boston University - Questrom School of Business

Jenny Everett

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: December 14, 2010

Abstract

This case is a comparative analysis of the strategy, accounting, performance, and valuation for two restaurant chains alternatively having a company-owned versus franchising strategy. It requires students to identify these two different strategies, and the related impact on the financial statements, assessment of current performance, and choice of comparable firms and prediction of future performance to perform the valuation.

Learning Objective: Provides an introduction to valuation contrasting two different strategies in the restaurant industry: company-owned versus franchising.

Suggested Citation

Riedl, Edward J. and Everett, Jenny, Restaurant Valuation: O'Charley's and AFC (December 14, 2010). Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit case no. 111-081. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2022219

Edward J. Riedl (Contact Author)

Boston University - Questrom School of Business ( email )

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Boston, MA MA 02215
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Jenny Everett

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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