CWB Franchise Finance

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  • August 09, 2018

    CWB Franchise Finance partners with the Joseph Richard Group on development line facility

    MISSISSAUGA - CWB Franchise Finance has provided financing to the Joseph Richard Group to assist with new premises construction, expansion and renewal of existing premises and other general corporate purposes. Established in 2002 by founding partners Andre “Joseph” Bourque and Ryan “Richard” Moreno, the Joseph Richard Group owns and operates 18 restaurants in the British Columbia lower mainland, including Oak & Thorne Public House, S&L Kitchen and Bar, Townhall Public House, and the Oceanside Yacht Club.

  • July 18, 2018

    CWB Franchise Finance provides financing to Ricky's Group for acquisition of Famoso Neopolitan Pizzeria

    CWB Franchise Finance has provided a term loan facility to Ricky’s Family Restaurants for the acquisition of the Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria chain. Established in 2006, Famoso has 30 franchised locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario, and is known for using authentic ingredients and processes in their premium-casual pizzeria restaurants. Ricky’s is part of the FDF Restaurant Brandz folio, with 175 franchised restaurant locations including Ricky’s All Day Grill, Ricky’s Country, Ricky’s Cafes and Fatburger.

  • July 12, 2018

    CWB Franchise Finance partners with Mercatto Hospitality Group on development line facility

    CWB Franchise Finance has provided a debt consolidation term loan, a relocation financing term loan and a development line facility to Mercatto Hospitality Group. The Canadian restaurant brand, open since 1998, operates five restaurants in downtown Toronto. The funds will be used to assist with development of new locations, as well as renovations and updates of existing units as required.

  • April 24, 2018

    CWB Franchise Finance partners with Leopold's Tavern Group on development line facility

    CWB Franchise Finance (CWB), a division of CWB Financial Group, has provided a term loan, mortgage and development line facility to Leopold’s Tavern Group of Companies (Leopold’s Tavern). Opening soon in Manitoba, the growing Canadian restaurant and pub brand currently operates across Saskatchewan and Alberta.

  • April 04, 2018

    CWB Franchise Finance leads $109 million loan facility syndication for InnVest Hotels LP

    CWB Franchise Finance, a division of CWB Financial Group, today announced it has led a syndicate to provide $109 million loan facility to InnVest Hotels LP, owners of ninety-two hotels across Canada. The loan facilities will be used to refinance existing debt and invest in capital projects and opportunistic acquisitions, and are secured against a portfolio of six of InnVest’s assets located across Ontario, Manitoba and New Brunswick.

  • January 18, 2018

    CWB Franchise Finance partners with Lone Star Texas Grill on development line facility

    CWB Franchise Finance (CWB), a division of CWB Financial Group, has provided a term loan and development line facility to Lone Star Group of Companies (Lone Star), a growing Canadian restaurant brand with locations across Ontario. The funds will be used to assist Lone Star with the build-out of new locations as well as renovation and update of existing units.