"We are pleased to work with Paradigm again and help them with their recapitalization, said Chris Poppe, vice president, GE Capital, Franchise Finance. We look forward to continuing our relationship and helping them with their future business needs.
Paradigm Investment Group, based in San Diego, California, is one of the largest Hardees franchise operators. Founded in 1999, Paradigm now operates 88 Hardees units in four states, including, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Established in 1961, Hardee's operates or franchises more than 1,900 quick-service burger restaurants in 30 U.S. states and nine countries. Hardee's is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CKE Restaurants, Inc.
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 $14 billion in served assets, we serve more than 5,000 customers and more than 22,000 property locations. We provide financing for all your business needs. More information is available at www.gefranchisefinance.com or by calling 866-GET-GEFF (438-4333).