Investment sensitivity to free cash flows of financially constrained u.s. restaurant firms

Arun Upneja, Amit Sharma

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between investment in fixed assets and free cash flows of financially constrained U.S. restaurant firms given their future investment opportunities. We investigate how restaurant firms invest in fixed capital, given their internal liquidity and access to external sources of capital. While the debate over sensitivity of investments to cash flows remains unresolved, it has not been explored widely in industry contexts, especially in the restaurant industry. Our paper will not only add to this continued discussion through an industry perspective, but will also provide insights into the investment behavior of restaurant firms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Hospitality Financial Management
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

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industry
Free cash flow
Restaurants
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Investment opportunities
Cash flow
Fixed capital
Investment behavior
Fixed assets
Liquidity
Restaurant industry

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Finance
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
  • Strategy and Management

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In: Journal of Hospitality Financial Management, Vol. 16, No. 1, 01.01.2008, p. 91.

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