United Leasing & Finance is a proud partner of Planet Fitness® and franchise owners having provided equipment financing solutions for some of the very first franchise locations. Since that time, United has financed over $130 million for Planet Fitness franchises. We offer finance solutions in both the United States and Canada for new and existing franchisees equipment, buildout, expansions, as well as locations needing to re-equip. For over 55 years, United Leasing & Finance has partnered with diverse clients from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies to provide creative financing solutions. Let us help you achieve your financing goals so you can help your customers achieve their fitness goals.
For more than 15 years, Wintrust Franchise Finance has been dedicated to serving the distinctive needs of franchise owners who face a number of unique challenges: concentrated competition, changing consumer tastes, rising costs and continuous capital reinvestment. We know that a smooth process and certainty to close are paramount in the franchise space; that’s why, with an expert team and a national reach supporting more than 30 brands, we are proud to put dedicated guidance, integrated solutions and decades of experience to work for you.
Fidus Partners is an independent investment bank providing merger and acquisition advisory, debt advisory, and related advisory services to middle market businesses. Fidus offers a “best of both worlds” advisory platform – the senior execution and focus of a smaller boutique combined with the scale and resources of a larger bank.
First Horizon Bank, Fitness Finance is a national lender serving operators across the industry, whether franchisee, franchisor or chain. Together, we enable your growth and financial success, providing ﬂexible access to capital, customized solutions and best-in-class service. Our solutions provide financing for real estate, development, acquisitions, refinancing and working capital.
Intrepid Direct is a direct-to-consumer provider of property and casualty insurance for franchise businesses. Lengthy applications? Last-minute renewals? Expensive fees? We’ve eliminated those. Our insurance is A.M. Best-rated A+ and guaranteed to meet your Planet Fitness requirements. Go Direct and see how faster quotes, smoother claims, and up to 20% savings can redefine your insurance experience.
North Point Mergers & Acquisitions is the #1 franchise M&A advisory firm in the country. Led by seasoned bankers with extensive experience as M&A advisors and as franchising industry executives, our team is uniquely positioned to contribute measurable value to each client’s long-term success. We have the most extensive M&A experience in the market working with Planet Fitness® franchisees. We are connected to key buyers interested in strong multiunit operators. Our group has completed transactions with many of the industry’s prominent investors, including TSG Consumer Partners, Altamont Capital Partners, York Capital Management, Monogram Capital Partners, Bain Capital, Morgan Stanley Partners, SBJ Capital Partners, Argonne Capital Group and others. We believe in Planet Fitness and have done a lot over the years to support the system!
Pallas Capital Advisors is an independent financial firm specializing in advanced planning for complex trust and estate issues, tax minimization and liquidity events. For nearly two decades, the Pallas team has worked with over 24 Planet Fitness owners creating customized, comprehensive financial plans and investment strategies that reduce taxes, protect assets and generate prudent, risk adjusted portfolio returns to help ensure financial stability for generations to come.
Star Hill Franchise Finance is a premier specialty lender focused on serving the franchise industry. Our strategic objective is to create value through an efficient, scalable originations platform focused on providing unparalleled service with a full range of financial solutions. Let our expert team create the right solution for you.