The franchise rating scale has arrived. How does your brand rate?

Prospects are telling franchise buyer that they don't know how to compare or rank brands - we believe FRANdata has a big part of the answer.

What We Do

Run the Australian Franchise Registry™
Rate Australian Franchise Brands
Provide franchise research and advisory services

About Us


FRANdata has been supplying credible information to support key franchise decisions for more than thirty years. We’re the industry’s number one source for objective information and analysis. We have the business intelligence to help you make the right decision.

What we bring to the franchise sector

Fact based information, independent and objective reporting and insights from decades of tracking and analysing franchise performance.

We can help you with

Improved finance access for franchisees, independent validation of your transparency and performance, customised research, C-Level franchise and information based strategic advisory services.

How long serving Franchise Sector Clients

7 years locally (31+ years internationally)

Key Experience in the Franchise Sector

Led by Darryn McAuliffe, CEO FRANdata, and previously Head of Franchising Lending NAB. The FRANdata business has also been operating in the US franchise market for 30+years.

Located in

Reps located in Brisbane / Sydney / Melbourne servicing nationally.

Key Offerings

Franchise Registry

​The Australian Franchise Registry is the only registry of Australian Franchise Brands.

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Franchise Brand Ratings Scale

FRANdata offers an objective rating system for Australian franchise brands. This rating system recognises that renewed and enduring confidence in franchising requires a focus on performance and transparency.

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Finance Access Tools

FRANdata has a suite of finance tools to promote improved finance access for franchisees.

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Lending Services

FRANdata provides portfolio advisory services and regular professional development activities for the franchise lending community.

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Local and International Franchise Sector Research

FRANdata can undertake custom research projects on the sector and specific industries, tapping into its global data warehouse and proven research capabilities.

Advisory Services

Utilising our local and global knowledge bases, FRANdata is in a unique position to analyse, diagnose and advise on a diverse range of franchising issues, from system health, strategy, growth, structure, relationship and expansion.

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Key People

Darryn McAuliffe

CEO, FRANdata Australia

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Darrell Johnson

CEO, FRANdata Inc

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Malcolm Flanagan

Principal Consultant

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Lu McCulloch

Manager Lending and Credit Risk

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Simon Ovenden

Manager – Brand Performance

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