Zoës Kitchen USA LLC has secured a $20 million credit facility through GE Capital Franchise Finance to fund its growth. The 55-unit fast-casual Mediterranean chain, based in Birmingham, Ala., is a division of Brentwood Associates, a private-equity firm based in Los Angeles. “Our deep relationship with both Brentwood and Zoës allowed us to quickly and efficiently deliver a financing facility to address the objectives of the company,” Rick Thompson, senior vice president ...

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