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new-sba-rules

  The SBA published a new rule change that will significantly alter the way affiliation is evaluated in franchise/license situations.     One thing remains certain, details around how these changes are to be applied will not be known until the next version of the SBA’s Standard Operating Procedures is released– untill then, any changes will […]

landscaper

Kate Zhang Senior Research Analyst In ranking the top franchises within the lawn care and landscape industry for Landscape Management, we began by defining the universe of brands that will be evaluated. FRANdata is the only company that collects information on every franchise brand operating in the United States (3,500+ active franchise brands, 6,000+ total brands) in […]

FUND

One of the most asked question from lenders on the FUND Score/Report, has got to be  “Its great when my borrower is investing in a brand with a high franchise credit (FUND) score, and there are many, but what does it mean to the loan or my lending process when the franchise is scored low?” […]

fca

  Franchise Council of Australia Partners with FRANdata’s Australian Franchise Registry The Australian Franchise Registry achieved another significant milestone this week announcing  a formal strategic and business partnership with the Franchise Council of Australia (FCA), the main representative body for the franchise sector in Australia. FRANdata will align with the FCA to work collaboratively in providing a […]

top-scorer

The Most Credit-Worthy Brands in Franchising by: Ritwik Donde, Research Analyst According to FUND Scores What makes a franchised business credit-worthy? The FUND report measure a franchise brands’ credit risk by analyzing key performance indicators from a credit risk perspective. Based solely on public information, it bridges the gap in a lender’s due diligence: where […]