Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
On Wednesday, June 20 executives and guests of Burger King Worldwide, Inc. visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the company’s common stock listing on the NYSE. BURGER KING®, the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world, will begin trading on the NYSE today under the ticker symbol “BKW.”
In honor of this occasion, Burger King Corp. CEO Bernardo Hees, joined by members of Burger King Corp.’s leadership team and local New York City BURGER KING® restaurant managers, rang the NYSE Opening Bell.
About Burger King Worldwide, Inc.
Founded in 1954, BURGER KING® (NYSE: BKW) is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, the BURGER KING® system operates in over 12,500 locations serving over 11 million guests daily in 82 countries and territories worldwide. Approximately 90 percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. To learn more about Burger King Worldwide, please visit the company's website at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. (Source: Burger King)