How we can help

C Squared Professionals have unparalleled expertise in the restaurant finance and transaction arena. Our customized approach to your unique situation ensures that we can help maximize the value of your business, position the business in the most favorable light, achieve favorable financing terms, or secure the best buy-side terms in the market.

We will help you set realistic expectations, advise on most favorable timing for transactions, keep you abreast of market conditions, provide expert valuations, and produce professional offering materials. Our extensive buyer and lender network ensures exposure to the largest number of qualified parties. Our negotiation finesse will help you achieve the best terms for your transaction.  And our unending focus on execution will ensure the transaction closes timely.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Full or partial sale of a company
  • Acquisition of a company

  • Merger between companies

  • Shareholder or partner buyouts

Capital Formation

  • Total refinancing and debt consolidation
  • Debt and/or equity raise for acquisitions, new unit development and remodels
  • Sale/Leaseback financing management


  • Partnership Dissolution
  • Workouts/lender issues
  • Turnaround situations
  • Bankruptcy


  • Divestiture of company-owned units

  • Market and organization planning

  • Identification and qualification of prospective buyers


  • Exit strategy planning
  • Partner buy/sell agreements
  • Dispute resolution
  • Estate planning
  • General corporate planning

Advisory/Financial Support Services

  • Lender covenant compliance reporting

  • P&L optimization

  • Project analysis and implementation

  • Financial reporting integration

  • Process improvement (Lean Six Sigma)