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KFC Malaysia parent plans IPO

Nov 1, 2016  |  Market Research, Strategy, Trends  |  Comments Off on KFC Malaysia parent plans IPO

KFC Malaysia parent QSR Brands (M) Holdings, is arranging an IPO next year expected to raise about US$500 million.

The company, which has both KFC and Pizza Hut restaurant concessions in Southeast Asia,

Citigroup, Credit Suisse Group and Malayan Banking will lead the offering. QSR has also chosen CIMB Group Holdings and RHB Bank to work on the share sale, reports the Business Times.

The Kuala Lumpur-based company is seeking a listing after first-time share sales raised US$270 million this year.

CVC, Employees Provident Fund and Johor Corp took QSR Brands private in 2013. It manages more than 730 KFC restaurants in Brunei, Cambodia, India, Malaysia and Singapore, as well as more than 450 Pizza Hut outlets in Malaysia and Singapore.

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