Burger King close to finalizing Tim Hortons acquisition

Burger King close to finalizing Tim Hortons acquisition

Canadian approval means merger could be completed by next week

Burger King Worldwide Inc. received a key approval from a Canadian regulator this week for its planned acquisition of Tim Hortons Inc., paving the way for the deal to be finalized.

Tim Hortons shareholders are expected to vote on the $11 billion deal at a special meeting Tuesday, the last hurdle before the deal is finalized. The companies said in a joint statement that the acquisition should be complete by

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