The goal is to demonstrate your ability to conceive and design an M&A transaction. This is a group exercise. The questions that you need to do are part of the whole deal proposal. The attached files reference materials for the following questions (you can also use others sources). The question has to be answered by compared the two companies.
Acquirer: Jack in the Box Inc. (ticker: JACK)
Target: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (ticker: LOCO). It will be really helpful for your research if you have a Bloomberg account. 10K and yahoo finance are helpful as well.
Q1: Relative stock performance and ownership profile.
Q2. Contribution Analysis (Proforma).