Franchisor Programs

Re-Financing: If you are a franchisor seeking to grow, reading this section is critical.

 

New Franchise Sales: If you are a franchisor seeking to grow, reading this section is critical.

 

Franchisor Financing: If you are a franchisor looking for financing options for franchisees or your company, reading this section is a must.

 

 

RE-FRANCHISING

(Sale of Company Operated Units to Franchise Operators)

 

A powerful strategy for:

 

• Driving Growth

• Executing Remodeling

• Raising Capital

 

Praetorian Group will:

 

• Create a re-franchising program to meet your specific objectives

• Perform market responsive valuations to maximize resale value of your units

• Negotiate competitive debt financing programs with commercial lenders to support the sale of operating units, remodeling programs and new development

• Work with your legal counsel to create standard documents and to modify your UFOC (if necessary) to ensure a smooth and orderly re-franchsie program

• Create a franchise owner profile, which matches the complexity of your operation and enhances your corporate objectives

• Market the business opportunities to qualified buyers who match up to the franchise owner profile

• Provide negotiation assistance to finalize all documentation necessary to close the deals

• Perform deal management to ensure a timely and smooth closing process

• Coordinate transaction closings

 

Please call Gene Cerrotti at 888.358.3325 ext. 226 or email at genec@praetoriangroup.net

 

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Professional Representation For The Sale of New Franchises and Multiple Unit Development

 

Praetorian Group will:

 

• Market your franchise opportunity

• Qualify the candidates

• Deliver a professional and informative sales presentation in accordance with federal and state disclosure requirements

• Assist in your "discovery day" presentation

• Close the sale

• Assist new franchisee in obtaining financing

• There are no upfront fees. We are only paid at closing

 

Please call Manny Armesto at 888.358.3325 ext. 223 or email at mannya@praetoriangroup.net

 

 

 

Praetorian Financial Services specializes in securing financing and /or equity for Franchisor’s, their Franchisees and Independent operating companies to:

 

Develop new units

Acquire additional units

Remodel existing units

Refinance existing debt

 

Financing assistance provided to you:

 

• Pre-screen the deal – determine your qualifications, analyze financial statements and determine or estimate cash flow.

• Establish a range of financing

• Obtain lender term sheet (expression of lender interest)

• Coordinate the gathering of all financial data, legal documents and assist in completing the loan application

• Assist in the creation of a business plan

• Assist in the creation of a pro forma analysis

• Obtain loan commitment letter

• Assist in gathering all post-commitment information needed for the lender to close the loan, i.e. - Purchase

• Agreements, Lease Agreements, Franchise Agreements, Landlord Waivers, etc.

• Close the loan

 

 

Please call Elissa Nevola at 888.358.3325 ext. 225 or email at elissan@praetoriangroup.net

 

 

 

PRAETORIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES

Franchise Finance Programs

 

SBA Programs

 

Loan Amounts

 

- 70 – 80% of total project costs which include:

 

• Franchise Fees

• Fee Simple Real Estate

• Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment

• Leasehold Improvements & Signage

• Working Capital & Inventory

• Soft Costs (some restrictions apply)

• Progress payments can be structured for build out of new locations

 

 

Loan Terms & Rates

 

• 7 - 10 year terms for deals with equipment and leaseholds only

• 20 - 25 year terms on the fee simple real estate portion of the transaction

• Variable interest rates – Prime + 2.00% - 2.75%

 

Collateral

 

• UCC Filing on all equipment financed

• Personal guarantees from all principals and spouses with 20% or more ownership

• Additional collateral required, if available

 

 

 

PORTFOLIO PROGRAMS 

 

Loan Amounts

 

• 75%-90% of "Hard Costs"

• Fee Simple Real Estate

• Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment

• Leasehold Improvements & Signage

 

 

Loan Terms & Rates

 

• 5 - 10 year terms for deals with equipment and leaseholds only

•15 - 20 year terms on the fee simple real estate portion of the transaction

• Fixed and variable interest rates

 

 

Collateral

 

• UCC Filing on all equipment financed

• Personal guarantees from all principals and spouses

• Additional collateral not required