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Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

19 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.

David Harsanyi Reacts to the Left's Reaction to Burger King

3 hours agoNews : Reason

Burger King plans to merge with Canuck coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base he company's headquarters in Canada, where it will enjoy the kind of reasonable corporate tax structure that Democrats continue to obstruct here in the United States. Show More Summary

Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (THI), Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW) Agree To Merge: 3G Capital Will Own Over 50% of New Company

In a newly amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 3G Capital, managed by Jorge Paulo Lemann, disclosed that it entered into a voting agreement related to the merger  between Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (NYSE:THI) and Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW). According to the filing, 3G Capital holds 243.86 million shares of Burger King […]

Burger King's Tax Evasion, Uber's Dirty Tricks, Knee Defender Hijinks: Nick Gillespie on HuffPost Live

5 hours agoNews : Reason

I was just on HuffPostLive with Alyona Minkovski of HuffPost, Alex Pareene of First Look Media, and Lauren Lyster of Yahoo. We had a rollicking conversation about issues of the day, ranging from Burger King's tax inversion to Reason's millennials issue to President Obama's awful press conference yesterday. Take a look by clicking above or by going to the HuffPostLive site.

Burger King-Tim Hortons Cross-Border Merger Much More Than Tax Inversion

The merger with Tim Hortons provides Burger King with everything from incremental revenues to expansion scope, from tax savings to better menu resources. Even though it might not be enough to outpace the industry leaders, it might put them in a better position to shrink the gap. Show More Summary

Liberals Claim Burger King-Tim Hortons Merger 'Disastrous' for Rainforests

After days of attacking Burger King for supposedly attempting to skip out on U.S taxes by moving its headquarters to Canada and merging with Canadian restaurant chain Tim Hortons, the liberal left are now claiming that the merger will be "disastrous" for rainforests. Show More Summary

The Simple Solution to Corporate Inversions

Inversions have been in the news consistently this summer as multiple companies have looked for legal paths away from the U.S. corporate tax system. Burger King became the latest corporation to add to the list after they announced their planned moved to Canada. Show More Summary

Buffett’s ‘Burger Tim’ Inversion Adds Tax Bonus For Shareholders–Think Free Curly Fries

Warren Buffett's Burger King Deal With Canada's Tim Hortons is Magical, a Cross-Border Mashup With Treats For Every Taste Bud. But What if They Run Out of Fries?

Fox Pundits Heap Praise On Warren Buffet For Helping Burger King Move To Canada

American billionaire business magnate and investor Warren Buffett's decision to invest in the $11 billion deal to help Burger King buy Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons may not be quite as cut and dry as many have painted it when it comes to his stance on paying U.S. Show More Summary

BK boycott will be hard to sustain

So, Burger King's bugging out on the United States.

Looks Like The 'Burger King's' Subjects Are Royally Pissed Off

Tolstoy wrote in War and Peace that "kings are the slaves of history." And when the "king" in question depends on the patronage of happy customers for his well-being, his monarchy is also a slave to public opinion. Unfortunately forShow More Summary

Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW)’s Acquisition of Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (THI): Is Warren Buffett Being a Hypocrite in Supporting the Deal?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A)’s Chairman, Warren Buffett surprised the Street today by saying that Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (NYSE:THI) is more important to Canada than Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW) is to the U.S. The announcement came on the back of the uproar that happened earlier this week, after Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW) announced […]

Will Burger King's Acquisition Of Tim Hortons Come Back To Haunt It?

By John-Erik Koslosky: Investors celebrated Burger King's (NYSE:BKW) planned acquisition of Tim Hortons (NYSE:THI), as share prices of both stocks rose better than 20% on news of the impending $11.4 billion deal was first disclosed Monday. Show More Summary

Warren Buffett’s Attackers Are Hypocritical

The jury is out as to how much of the Burger King-Tim Horton merger is driven by the desire for tax savings. So far, the range seems to be modestly to not very much. The Los Angeles Times noted “Burger King’s overall effective tax rate in 2013 was 27.5%, according to its annual report. Tim...Read More

Chris Matthews Details His Intense Love for Burger King Food

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

On MSNBC's Hardball Wednesday, show host Chris Matthews offered something of an ode to Burger King, noting that the restaurant's burgers taste "like it's been grilled out back on a barbecue."

Burger King To Move Its Throne, Whetting Investors' Appetites

By Don Dion: Burger King Worldwide (NYSE:BKW) is pursuing an opportunity to acquire the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain Tim Hortons (NYSE:THI). The acquisition would be structured as a tax inversion and relocate Burger King's headquarters to Canada, where it would benefit from lower corporate taxes. Show More Summary

The Upside To The Burger King/Tim Hortons Deal

By Henry Stokman: Once again this week Merger Monday was an exciting day with the announcement of Burger King (NYSE:BKW) buying Canadian fast food chain Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE:THI). The deal is valued at around $11 billion and would be a combination of stock and cash. Show More Summary

Burger King Hit Record High Prices, Can You Stomach It?

By ColoradoWealthManagementFund: Burger King (NYSE:BKW) has been shifting their company to focus on franchising and eliminate running stores themselves. The new strategy has dramatically improved their profitability, and their gains are being reflected in a substantially higher share price. Show More Summary

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