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Helpers is the only choice if you need to open a business in Hungary. A fast, efficient and professional team that assists you from A to Z, excellent!

Alberto Ferrari Nomia International Kft

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New regulation lets residency holders enter Hungary

As of 4 July 2020, the range of people who can enter Hungary is further widened. From now on, Hungarian residence permit holders can enter Hungary without police clearance if they are not infected with SARS-CoV-2.

State of emergency over in Hungary, some restrictions remain

As of 18 June, the state of emergency in Hungary is officially cancelled. Some limitations remain, like wearing a mask in public transport and in shops, and the travel ban is still only lifted partially. Resident permits and work permits that expired during the state of emergency will expire on 2 August.

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When starting a business in a foreign country, it can be difficult to come up with a good business idea, find a trustworthy partner, or locate a lucrative opportunity. Franchising is an ideal solution if you want to own and run a business in Hungary without the hassle of starting from scratch.

Franchise opportunities

If you are looking to start a business in Hungary but do not know where to begin – or if you do not wish to deal with the hassle of starting a business from scratch – consider buying into a local franchise chain. With our help, you can have a business up and running in just a few months. We manage our portfolio through ongoing market research and network-building to ensure that you always have access to the best franchise options available.

The benefits of franchising

For a foreign investor looking to start a business in Hungary, buying a franchise is an excellent option: you will be in control of your own business and develop it at your own pace while also enjoying the benefits of an established brand, a proven and successful business model, and a local partner who is just as devoted to your success as you are.

Business ideas

Our clients can choose from our expertly selected and researched portfolio of the best local businesses – restaurant and café chains, retail outlets, laundromats, gardening centers, beauty salons, and many more!

How we select the best franchises

We offer franchise opportunities for every budget, ranging from EUR 50K to EUR 500K in investment value, with the typical investment requiring EUR 100-150K in capital. All of the opportunities in our portfolio are acquired through our trusted business network and pre-evaluated by our team of financial and legal experts before being presented to you.

For a detailed breakdown of the expected costs when you buy a franchise (including franchising fees, legal costs and the expenses related to starting the business), contact us for a personal consultation!

Pricing

Our franchise service is available to existing business clients already operating a Hungarian company through Helpers, and also to new clients looking for a lucrative business idea. Our pricing is tailored to both, so you can minimize your risk and get the most out of your budget.

Step 1 – Selection of franchise

Price: EUR 6,000 (+VAT if applicable)

Initial franchise consultation

Price: EUR 1,000 (+VAT if applicable)

Includes:

  • consultation with our investment advisor
  • access to our up-to-date franchise portfolio
  • business and financial information on franchise options
  • detailed information on 2 selected franchises

Milestone: choice of 2 franchise options by client

Special offer:
Company formation & franchise package – save EUR 1,000:
Set up a new Hungarian company
through Helpers through our company formation service, and receive the initial franchise consultation free of charge!

Feasibility study and basic business plan

Price: EUR 5,000 (+VAT if applicable)

Includes:

  • initial negotiation with one franchise owner
  • signing of letters of intent
  • preparation of feasibility study based on market research
  • presentation of basic business plan for go/no-go decision

Milestone: decision to go ahead with detailed business planning, location search and negotiation / legalities

Special offer:
Franchise & business immigration package – save EUR 2,500:
Buy a franchise through Helpers and we will handle the residency procedure for you and your family free of charge!
The discount also applies for our existing clients who have established and currently manage their Hungarian company with us.

Step 2 – Detailed business planning, negotiation and signing

Price: EUR 8,000 to EUR 25,000 (+VAT if applicable); depending on the investment category
Includes:

  • negotiation of franchise terms with the franchise owner
  • finalizing franchise agreement via our expert legal team
  • preparation of final business plan with detailed financial information
  • finding and contracting suitable location for the business
  • recruitment of local managing director
  • assistance with signing contracts and setting up reporting structure

 

FAQs

Normally the recruitment of a local managing director is included in our service package. However, if you wish, we can also help manage your business, liaise between you and your local staff, provide financial controlling and reporting, and whatever else is needed so you can feel secure about your operation.

Our team of legal and financial experts evaluates every opportunity that is included in our portfolio, and we are with you every step of the way, from starting a negotiation to signing a franchise agreement and (if needed) managing your business from abroad.

The Hungarian market is developing dynamically and franchise owners are constantly looking for investors. By staying up-to-date, it is possible to find truly lucrative opportunities.

Ask for a Quote

To give us a basic idea of the type of business you're interested in and the budget you're looking to invest, please fill in our enquiry form and schedule a consultation to discuss the details!

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