• Sale of Badcock Distribution Centers and Headquarters Predicted to Near In the course of Recent Quarter
• Proceeds from All Authentic Estate Gross sales to Shell out Off Harmony of $175 Million Acquisition Funding
DELAWARE, Ohio, March 31, 2022 (World NEWSWIRE) — Franchise Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRG) (“Franchise Team,” “FRG” or the “Company”) today announced that it has finished the sale-leaseback of 35 retail W.S. Badcock Company (“Badcock”) locations for gross proceeds of approximately $94 million. The 35 areas are comprised of company and supplier owned destinations.
FRG expects to total the sale-leaseback of Badcock’s distribution facilities and corporate headquarters all through its fiscal next quarter and intends to use income proceeds to repay the remaining $175 million of Badcock acquisition financing.
B. Riley Genuine Estate acted as advisor and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP served as lawful counsel to Franchise Team.
About Franchise Team
Franchise Group is an proprietor and operator of franchised and franchisable businesses that constantly looks to expand its portfolio of manufacturers whilst using its functioning and money allocation philosophy to crank out robust dollars stream for its shareholders. Franchise Group’s business lines incorporate Pet Provides In addition, American Freight, The Vitamin Shoppe, Badcock Household Household furniture & extra, Buddy’s Household Furnishings and Sylvan Studying. On a mixed basis, Franchise Group at present operates in excess of 3,000 locations predominantly situated in the U.S. that are both Organization-run or operated pursuant to franchising and vendor agreements.
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Franchise Team Investor Relations Call:
Andrew F. Kaminsky
EVP & Main Administrative Officer
Franchise Group, Inc.