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Two business owners opened a restaurant and are smiling after receiving financing through the franchise banking program

Take your franchise operations to the next level.


First Midwest's Franchise Banking team provides an array of franchise business loans and depository solutions to franchisees of various tier-one franchising concepts. Financing solutions include:1  

  • Working capital lines of credit
  • Term financing for the acquisition and development of new units 
  • Refinancing of existing debt 
  • Remodel of existing locations 
  • Owner buyouts  

Our dedicated team focuses on speed and expertise, and they play an active role in assuring reliability and timeliness to meet each individual client’s needs. 

Franchise Banking Solutions 

First Midwest provides insight to customize financing solutions to meet your strategic and operational goals, including:1 

  • Acquisition
  • Construction
  • Equipment Upgrade/Purchase
  • Refinance
  • Recapitalization
  • Line of Credit

Our solutions feature:

  • Up to 100% financing 
  • Variable and fixed rate options 
  • Ability to underwrite to resale valuation, as it relates to each individual concept 

Get Connected 

Connect with a Franchise Specialist to add some momentum to your business today. 

Adnan Assad

Kara Symeonides

Chad Lyons 


Don’t let outdated equipment hinder your ability to compete. You have plans. We have ideas.2

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We offer a number of important solutions to help protect your franchise operation from fraud. 

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1 Subject to credit approval. If the security interest is property, property insurance will be required.
2 In California, loans made or arranged pursuant to a California Finance Lenders Law license.