Burger King plans to bypass McDonaldБ??s
The American company Burger King, which owns fast-food restaurants around the world, negotiating the purchase of canadian fast-food chains and Tim Hortons.
If the transaction takes place, then maybe Burger King will be the main worldwide network of restaurants of fast feeding.
According to some reports, the acquisition of the canadian eateries can be held in the foreseeable future. In consequence of the transaction will be created 1 of the main companies in the world - holders of a network of fast food restaurants. According to experts, the total cost of the Burger King and Tim Hortons is about $ 18 billion.
A new company may be based in Canada and not in the United States that will allow it to minimize the cost of taxes. This practice of recent years is extensively used by American corporations, which causes disturbance of Washington. "This move by Burger King, most likely, will contribute to increasing criticism of the authorities of the United States, as it is well famous in America brand" - quoted by ITAR-TASS, the Wall Street Journal.
Recall that the network is Burger King, based in 1954 in the USA, is based in the city of Miami, Florida, and ranks 2nd after McDonaldБ??s place in the world by number of establishments serving hamburgers. Today, Burger King has more than 12 thousand restaurants in 86 countries. On the ground in Russia there are about 200 of its restaurants.
Less popular in Russia, the canadian network of eateries Tim Hortons was founded in 1964. Today it is the largest chain of fast food restaurants in Canada, there are over 4 thousand restaurants. The headquarters of company is located in the canadian metropolis Ockwell.