GE Capital, Franchise Finance Provides $11.3 Million Credit Facility to Ghai Management Services

  GE Capital, Franchise Finance Provides $11.3 Million Credit Facility to Ghai
  Management Services

Financing for the acquisition of six stores

Business Wire

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- March 27, 2013

GE Capital, Franchise Finance recently provided $11.3 million to Ghai
Management Services, a Burger Kingfranchisee. The funding was used for the
acquisition of six Taco Bell locations in Northern California.

“We have long ties to GE Capital, Franchise Finance,” says Sunny Ghai, owner,
Ghai Management Services. “We appreciate the support they provided to expand
our portfolio with the Taco Bell brand in our existing markets.”

Ghai Management Services is a Burger Kingfranchisee with 38 locations in
Northern California and Southern Oregon. This financing will expand their
reach to Taco Bell, as well.

“We were able to leverage our access to brand partners, and facilitate the
mutually-beneficial connection between Ghai Management Services and Taco Bell
Corporate,” says Allen Johnson, vice president, GE Capital, Franchise Finance.

Taco Bell Corp. is the nation’s leading Mexican-style QSR chain serving more
than 35 million consumers each week in approximately 5,600 restaurants in the
U.S. Burger King operates more than 12,000 restaurants worldwide.
Approximately 90 percent of Burger Kingrestaurants are owned and operated by
independent franchisees.

About GE Capital, Franchise Finance

GE Capital, Franchise Finance is a leading lender for the franchise finance
market via direct sales and portfolio acquisition. With more than 30 years of
experience and $10 billion in served assets, we serve over 3,000 customers and
over 18,000 property locations. We specialize in financing mid-market
operators with multiple stores in the restaurant and hospitality industries.
Our team of industry experts will work with you to help develop your own
growth plan with access to our proprietary industry research and customized
tools. More information is available at www.gefranchisefinance.com.

Contact:

Arment Dietrich, Inc.
Yvette Pistorio, (312) 787-7249
ypistorio@armentdietrich.com
or
GE Capital, Franchise Finance
Christine Roe, (480) 563-6260
christine.roe@ge.com