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Franchise Securitization Is Back

They're baaack —asset-backed securities, or ABS that is. Record low interest rates have spurred investors over the past year to rediscover higher yielding bonds that franchisors like Domino's Pizza issue. The bonds are based on estimated future royalties that franchisees are committed to pay.

Bank of New York Denied Fees in Brooke Franchise Bankruptcy

Bank of New York Mellon (BONY) acted out of self-interest as indenture trustee, ruled a federal bankruptcy court.

Securitization Strips Franchising Skin-in-the-Game

On November 17, 2010, I was walking past the Empire Room on 33rd Street in New York City, when I noticed something going on.

Dunkin' Brands Inc has a stake in Allied Brands

I was trying to understand how Allied Brands (AB) is perceived by the Australian Baskin-Robbins franchisees.  Meaning do they perceive Allied Brands as a Franchisor or Master Franchisee.&nb

Prospectus Offering: Lake Woebegone

Over the past two days, the Wall Street Journal released two articles related to the franchise industry.  So, why not bring them here.

Sonic Says It Can Service Debt

NEW YORK, NY - Sonic Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) sought to reassure investors today as it presented results for the past year, a period which posed challenges for the company. The stock, which had tumbled in 2008 and drifted lower thru 2009, fell again on higher-than-average volume last week.