About ASB Franchising
The ASB specialist franchising team is solely focused on franchising, we pride ourselves on knowing, and understanding many of New Zealand’s leading franchises. Our specialist franchise team supports our Business and Commercial Managers throughout the country.
Craig Mckenzie, Franchising Manager
Craig has headed ASB Franchising since earlier this year, his role involves developing and maintaining the banks capability and strategy for the franchised SME market both internally and externally, as well as identifying key franchise systems as targets for new business opportunities for ASB Business and Commercial Banking. Craig previously spent over 3 years as a Franchise Business Manager for ASB and has over 25 years banking experience. His previous roles include Commercial Manager with two other leading Banks in NZ. He has also owned and operated his own successful businesses, including a leading franchise system.
Shaun Neville, Franchise Business Manager
Shaun has been a member of the ASB franchising team for the past 4 years and involved in business banking for 3 years prior to that. His role is to maintain and develop relationships with new and existing clients to ASB and provide financial solutions for them. He has had considerable exposure to many different franchise systems and has an in depth knowledge of the franchise industry in NZ.
Glenn Tasker, Franchise Business Manager
Glenn joined ASB's Franchising team earlier this year, his role involves relationship management and helping franchise clients to achieve their future goals, as well as developing new client relationships for ASB. Glenn has been involved in the banking and finance industry all his working life and brings over 25 years experience to his clients.
Franchise Account Managers
Our team of dedicated account managers are responsible for looking after a portfolio of franchised businesses and work as a Team with each of the Franchise Business Managers. Franchise Clients that reside outside of Auckland or who have larger or more complex businesses are generally managed by a local Business or Commercial Manager in one of our 25 Business Centres throughout the country.
Our Offer to Franchises
ASB Franchising would be delighted to have the opportunity to develop a tailored franchisor/franchisee banking package for leading franchises. Our exclusive offer would include the following key features and benefits:
Our teams of experienced Business and Commercial Managers will provide Franchisors and Franchisees market leading customer service and advice.
Financing the Franchise
Our finance options include funding for start up costs, franchise fees, plant and equipment, stock and working capital, for approved franchise systems it can include Goodwill. Typically our funding is based on pre-determined percentage amount of the in-going costs or agreed purchase price.
Cost Effective Banking
We will recommend the most cost effective banking products for day to day transactional banking in real time, funding, credit card acceptance and real time online internet banking.
Franchising Due Diligence
Our Franchising Workbook
provides a due diligence framework for any one thinking about franchising. In addition we strongly recommend that all customers should take professional advice before entering into a franchise agreement. We are happy provide introductions to professionals and recommend those that are current members of the Franchise Association
Franchisee Personal Banking needs
To discuss an offer with an ASB Franchising Specialist or arrange a meeting with one of our Managers contact the ASB Franchising team today.
Phone: 0800 272 476 (0800 ASB GROW)
Full terms and conditions are available on the acceptance of each product available under a package. ASB Bank Limited credit criteria apply. A Full Disclosure Statement is available on request from any ASB branch or write to ASB Finance Unit, Level 10, P O Box 35, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140.