Burger King and Tim Hortons

A look at some of the coverage of the BK-Time Hortons deal

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    Tim Hortons makes more money than Burger King and Dunkin' Donuts, combined

    Since the news broke that Burger King Worldwide Inc. has agreed to buy Canadian chain Tim Hortons for $11 billion, much of the discussion has centered around what the deal might mean for the corporate tax rate Burger King pays.

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    Buffett Search for Sure Thing Propels 76-Year Junk Food Quest

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett got his entrepreneurial start at age 7, buying six-packs of Coke for a quarter, then hawking the beverages for a nickel apiece on hot summer nights. Now, at age 83, he's still betting on simple indulgences. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A) agreed yesterday to provide $3 billion of financing for Burger King Worldwide Inc.

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    Burger King Defends Plan to Buy Tim Hortons

    Burger King Worldwide Inc. executives defended their planned acquisition of Tim Hortons Inc., saying that global expansion ambitions rather than tax considerations are behind its deal for the Canadian-coffee-and-doughnut chain. Miami-based Burger King confirmed on Tuesday plans to buy Tim Hortons for about $11 billion, creating a new fast-food giant that will be based in Canada.

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    Is the Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal About More than Taxes?

    On Tuesday, Burger King confirmed that it had agreed to acquire Tim Hortons for eleven billion dollars and would be moving its headquarters to Canada. When the two companies first acknowledged their discussions on Sunday night, one common reaction was: Canada?

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    Will Burger King get burned by Canada move?

    Burger King is ruling a larger fast-food kingdom - and having to defend its move on social media. The U.S.-based restaurant chain made it official Tuesday announcing that it agreed to merge with the Canada-based Tim Hortons restaurant chain.

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    Global Web of Financial Connections in Burger King's Deal for Tim Hortons

    To many, Burger King is an American icon that has served up flame-broiled Whoppers and fries for six decades. But with a deal to buy the doughnuts-and-coffee chain Tim Hortons on Tuesday, it will soon become a Canadian company majority owned by a Brazilian investment firm - with the assistance of the American billionaire Warren E.

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    In Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal, Consumer Reaction Could Be Key

    the customers are an important stakeholder group that can not be forgotten. Before Burger King, there was Stanley Works. The news that Burger King is merging with Tim Hortons should shift our attention to the voice of consumers in such cross-border deals. A new Canadian parent company would own both brands after the merger, technically making the deal an "inversion" and removing residual profits from the Burger King business out of the United States corporate tax base.

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    A look at the impact on the deal from another group of stakeholders: the Canadian community

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