3G Capital Affiliates to Acquire Burger King

Skadden is representing Burger King Holdings, Inc. in its definitive agreement with 3G Capital, under which affiliates of 3G Capital will acquire Burger King stock for $4 billion, including the assumption of Burger King’s outstanding debt. The deal was announced on Sept. 2, 2010. The Burger King system operates more than 12,150 restaurants in the United States and 76 other countries and U.S. territories.