McDonald's Owner/Operators in the USA will find some
interesting numbers in the McDonald's 10-Q published
May 6th. Ever wonder what your fees to McDonald's
would be if you owned the land and building and simply
paid Service Fees?
As you'll recall McDonald's sold its businesses in 18
Latin American and Caribbean countries. They sold about
1,600 restaurants.to a developmental licensee that now
owns the business, including the real estate. The buyers
pay monthly royalties commencing at a rate of 5% of
When comparing this to the fees you pay don't forget to
include your Service Fees which are essentially royalties
by a different name.
The first quarter MCD 10-Q is HERE