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Franchise Financing

SBA solutions tailored for franchisees!

Are you ready for a financing partner with the means to unlock your success? 

First Bank of the Lake has a proven track record of success in working with many franchise brands.

Whether you’re a first-time operator or an experienced multi-unit operator, we understand the challenges you face and can structure a loan that meets your needs. 

Combine your vision with our expertise!

We’re committed to do our best to accommodate your specific needs.

First Bank of the Lake provides the capital our clients need to succeed.

  • Franchise Acquisitions
  • Partner Buyout
  • Development of New Locations
  • Re-Imaging
  • Relocations of Existing Stores
  • New Equipment
  • Debt Consolidation

Plus, with First Bank of the Lake you’ll enjoy:

  • Experienced Underwriters & Closers
  • Streamlined underwriting and closing process

Some of the features of First Bank of the Lake’s SBA 7(a) program.

  • Longer terms for cash flow enhancement
  • Low down payment requirements
  • Increased liquidity for next opportunity

From start to finish, we’re here for you!

As a nationwide SBA preferred lender, we have a proven track record of success working with many franchise brands. We’re ready to guide you through each transaction. Whether you’re a first-time operator or an experienced multi-unit operator, we understand the challenges you face and can structure a loan that meets your unique needs.

Whether you’re looking to open your first unit or tenth, we can help provide the right funding at the right time. 

With decades of experience in SBA financing, we understand the challenges you face. We can help you achieve your goals and stay pointed in the right direction.

Talk to us about your franchise and where you want to go. We can help you get there. Find out what it’s like to work with a bank who puts you first.


All loans are subject to credit approval. Restrictions and limitations may apply. First Bank of the Lake does not provide tax, legal or investment advice. All decisions concerning these matters should be made in conjunction with your professional advisors.
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