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$100 Million Franchise Fund

February 11, 2014

Benetrends+bannerad.jpgBenetrends is proud to announce a new $100 Million franchise fund. The new franchise lending program was created to help International Franchise Association franchisor members provide qualified candidates with direct access to capital for new store development. Hand & Stone, a rapidly growing spa franchise, is the first franchisor selected by Benetrendsto participate in the new fund. Hand & Stone has been provided $10 million in initial capital to assist with its franchise growth.

“Benetrends is excited to now provide franchisors and their franchisees access to the critical funding needed to expand their current operations or purchase their first franchise,” said Rocco Fiorentino, president & CEO, Benetrends, Inc. “We’re pleased to award Hand & Stone the first $10 million from the new fund as they look to meet their future development needs following their record-setting growth in 2013.”

Franchisors and franchisees selected to participate in the program benefit from:

• Direct access to capital
• Simplified qualification process (more…)