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Burger King UK owner exploring sale of chain: report

The chain operates about 530 sites in the UK.

The recently-listed owner of Burger King's UK operations is exploring the sale of the fast food chain.

Sky News first reported that Bridgepoint Group is holding preliminary talks with investment banks about an auction of the chain.

Insiders cited in the report said the discussions are unlikely to result in a formal sale process for another 12 months, although they added that one “could kick off” in the early part of 2022 if sales “continue to grow at a significant rate.”

Read the full report here.

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