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Borrow Money to Buy a Wetzel's Pretzel Franchise

Need money to purchase a Wetzel's Pretzel franchise? Banco Popular North America has a history of making these loans and they are guaranteed by the SBA.

Getting money to buy a Wetzel's Pretzel franchise requires some effort but others before you have been successful. In 2006, Banco Popular North America issued an SBA franchise loan to an entrepreneur in Alpine, California. Because Wetzel's Pretzel was registered with the SBA's registry of franchises, this California small business loan was issued on an expedited basis.

SBA Loan Borrower

WETZEL'S PRETZELS
ALPINE, CA 91901

SBA Loan Lender

BANCO POPULAR NORTH AMERICA
7 W 51ST ST, BETWEEN 5TH & 6T
NEW YORK CITY, NY 10019

Note that at the time it made this loan, this bank had achieved Preferred Lender Program (PLP) status from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). PLP is the highest status given by the SBA to qualified lending institutions and gives the lending institution full authority to determine eligibility and credit worthiness of an applicant and to approve loans without prior review by the SBA.

SBA Loan Program Type

This loan was issued as a general business loan.

NAICS Code

722213 - Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars

Loan Approval Date

9/15/2006

Loan Approval Gross Amount

$238,000

Loan Approval from the SBA

Of the total $238,000 loan amount, the SBA guaranteed $178,500.

More Information on This SBA Loan

The borrower borrowed this money for a new business. This loan was used to buy a Wetzel's Pretzel franchise. At the time of the loan, the company had 2 employees. The loan application indicated that the loan would help generate 6 new jobs and retain 8 existing jobs.

Start the Process for Getting an SBA Loan Today!

SBA 7(a) Loans can be used for nearly any business purpose, such as commercial real estate, construction or renovation for owner-users, business acquisition and start-up, franchise refinancing, refinancing for existing debt, equipment purchases, working capital, and inventory.

If you need to find money for a business, the SBA has special programs for you. We've put a spotlight on this loan from Banco Popular North America so you can get a feel for how SBA loans work. Applying for an SBA loan starts with a visit to a banker that works with the SBA.

About This SBA Loan Information:

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