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Burger King to stick with 3G buyout offer

Burger King Holdings Inc .said it did not get any superior buyout offers during the “go-shop” period following its agreement to sell itself to investment firm 3G Capital for $3.26 billion.

The world’s second-largest hamburger chain had time until Oct. 12 to solicit a richer offer from other buyers. Get the full story »

Ex-RR executive tapped to head Burger King

Burger King’s soon-to-be new owners have named a former Latin American railroad executive to be CEO of the fast-food chain after the $3.26 billion deal goes through.

The appointment of Bernardo Hees by 3G Capital is a signal that the investment firm is serious about expanding the Burger King brand further into Latin America and elsewhere abroad. Get the full story »

3G strikes $4B deal to buy Burger King

Burger King's Miami headquarters. (Joe Raedle/Getty)

Burger King Holdings Inc. confirmed that New York-based 3G Capital Management has signed a deal to buy the company for $24 a share.

The total deal, including both equity and debt, is around $4 billion and is expected to closed before the end of the year. Burger King said it may solicit better offers through mid-October. Banks are expected to finance about $2.8 billion of the total deal value. Get the full story »