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Burger King: Global chain of hamburger fast food restaurants headquartered in Florida
Burger King (BK) is an American multinational chain of hamburger fast food restaurants. Headquartered in the unincorporated area of Miami-Dade County, Florida, the company was founded in 1953 as Insta-Burger King, a Jacksonville, Florida–based restaurant chain. After Insta-Burger King ran into financial difficulties in 1954, its two Miami-based franchisees David Edgerton and James McLamore purchased the company and renamed it "Burger King". Over the next half-century, the company changed hands four times, with its third set of owners, a partnership of TPG Capital, Bain Capital, and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, taking it public in 2002. In late-2010, 3G Capital of Brazil acquired a majority stake in the company, in a deal valued at US$3.26 billion. The new owners promptly initiated a restructuring of the company to reverse its fortunes. 3G, along with partner Berkshire Hathaway, eventually merged the company with the Canadian-based doughnut chain Tim Hortons, under the auspices of a new Canadian-based parent company named Restaurant Brands International.


She Didn't Have It Her Way, And Now A Fast Food Worker Is Dead [Video]

She Didn't Have It Her Way, And Now A Fast Food Worker Is Dead

Desmond Joshua Jr. had just started working at Burger King in Orlando, Florida when he was shot and killed over a delayed order. Newser reports a 37-year-old man is facing murder charges after his..

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Burger King condemned by conservative group for using 'the d-word' in ad campaign

A petition started by One Million Moms to protest Burger King until it removes the profanity from its advertising has just over 9,000 signatories. - Published

Burger King to test plant-based Impossible Croissan'wich in select markets starting in late January

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