Opportunity for Acquisition

Exploring the Sale of Your Franchise Business

Winmark Franchise Partners serves as a key strategic advisor in merger and acquisition activity. Our team has extensive experience in franchise transactions, including acquisitions, mergers, sales, turnarounds and divestitures. With 30 years of experience and several transactions under our belt, our franchise consultants can help you make the right decision when it comes to selling or merging your franchise business.

When we partner with franchisors we aim to help them realize their legacy. Just some of our expert services include:

  • Financing

    Winmark is a corporation with $1 billion in system-wide sales driven by our franchising division as well as our leasing division. Winmark Franchise Partners may provide financing to select franchise concepts to help grow their business and take them to the next level through direct investment or by partnering with our finance and lease division.
  • Funding & Investment Strategies

    Winmark Franchise Partners can help guide you through funding and investment, whether it is with us or another company.
  • Developing Successful Exit Strategies Through Acquisition

    During our thirty year history, Winmark has been on every side of a transaction, including the sale and divestiture of brands. Winmark Franchise Partners can help guide you through a successful exit in your business, whether it is with us or another company.

For select businesses, Winmark Franchise Partners may even serve as the buyer of your business, adding your brand to the Winmark portfolio. Our franchise advisors look for successful businesses with strong management teams, solid unit-level economics, with key differentiators in the business model and a long-term, viable business concept.

If you are interested in developing an exit strategy for your business, call (844) 452-4600 or contact us and allow Winmark Franchise Partners to help you through the process.


  • Our Expertise We are considered to be experts in franchising. Our franchise experience has led to rapid growth stories, solid startups, and proven successes.
  • Strategic Partnerships Behind every franchise success is a bulletproof strategy. We use our industry experience to provide clarity and objective advice for our clients.
  • Long-Term Commitment Just as our franchise partners should use discretion when seeking out a partnership, we too are selective. This translates into lifelong partnerships.
  • Financial Fortitude At the end of the day, we want our franchise partners to enjoy maximum value. From franchise management services to investment capital, we can help.

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