MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Winmark Corporation (Nasdaq: WINA) announced today the issuance of $30.0 million of 3.18% Senior Secured Notes due 2028. The financing was provided by affiliates of PGIM, Inc. (formerly Prudential Investment Management) under its existing note agreement. Winmark intends to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes, which may include share repurchases and dividends.
Winmark - the Resale Company™, is a nationally recognized franchising business focused on sustainability and small business formation. We champion and guide entrepreneurs interested in operating one of our award-winning resale franchises: Plato’s Closet®, Once Upon A Child®, Play It Again Sports®, Style Encore® and Music Go Round®. At June 26, 2021, there were 1,266 franchises in operation and over 2,000 available territories. An additional 36 franchises have been awarded but are not open.
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