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  1. 1. James McLamore & David Edgerton James McLamore & David Edgerton buy Insta-Burger King in 1953
  2. 2. The Whopper is Born James McLamore comes up with the idea of the “Whopper” in 1957 along with the memorable “Home of the Whopper”
  3. 3. Pillsbury Group Acquisition In 1967 the Pillsbury Group purchases Burger King and its 275 stores, providing the capital boost needed for Burger King to grow across the United States
  4. 4. First Drive-Thru Window In 1975 Burger King introduces the Drive-Thru window in many restaurants across the country
  5. 5. Breakfast Menu Introduced Burger King introduces its breakfast menu in 1975
  6. 6. Grand Metropolitan PLC Purchases Pillsbury Group In 1989 Grand Metropolitan PLC acquires the Pillsbury Group taking over Burger King’s operations
  7. 7. Grand Metropolitan PLC with Guinness & Co. Merge to Form Diageo PLC In 1997 Grand Metropolitan PLC with Guinness & Co. merge to form Diageo PLC relocating ownership from the United States to Europe
  8. 8. Diageo PLC sells Burger King In 2002 Diageo PLC sells Burger King to Texas Pacific Group, Bain Capital Partners, and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners
  9. 9. Burger King Is Acquired by 3G Capital In 2010 Burger King Corporation is bought by global investment firm 3G Capital

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