King Popeyes? Not really, but the Louisiana fried chicken chain could soon be under the umbrella of the owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons, according to a report. 

Restaurant Brands International, the owner of the two popular chains, has approached Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen about a possible acquisition, according to Reuters

No price has been established for the Atlanta-based chain, according to the report, and there was no guarantee negotiations would take place. 

Popeyes, with more than 2,000 restaurants operating globally, saw a bump in afternoon trading, according to the report. 

For the full report from Reuters, click here. 


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