Emily Tan
Feb 22, 2017

Burger King parent buys Popeyes for $1.8 billion

Chain has locations in Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Restaurant Brands International RBI has agreed to buy fried chicken chain Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for $1.8 billion.

RBI is the parent company of Burger King and Canadian chain, Tim Hortons.

Founded in New Orleans in 1972, Popeyes has 2,600 restaurants in the US and 25 other countries. In Asia, the chain's website lists 10 locations in Singapore, 11 in Japan, 20 in Vietnam, 117 in South Korea, and single outlets in airports...

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