Market Overview

Popeyes® Brand to Launch in the Philippines


Popeyes enters its first major master franchise development agreement
in Asia

Popeyes and Kuya J Holdings Group, Inc. ("Kuya J Group"), the owner and
operator of Kuya J restaurants in the Philippines, announced today an
exclusive master franchise agreement to develop and grow the Popeyes
brand in the Philippines.

"We are very excited to sign our first major development agreement for
the Popeyes brand in Asia. We believe that our passion for food at
Popeyes will resonate well with guests in the Philippines," said
Alexandre Santoro, President of Popeyes. "Our partner, Kuya J Group,
brings years of local expertise and a keen understanding of consumers in
the Philippines."

"We are proud to partner with Popeyes to launch and develop this great
brand in the Philippines. The Philippines is a large and growing market,
and we are looking forward to serving the high-quality food that Popeyes
offers to the country's more than 100 million people," said Lowell L.
Yu, Chairman of Kuya J Group.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

About Popeyes®
Popeyes®, part
of Restaurant Brands International, was founded in New Orleans in 1972
and has more than 40 years of history and culinary tradition. Popeyes
distinguishes itself with a unique New Orleans style menu featuring
spicy chicken, chicken tenders, fried shrimp, and other regional items.
The chain's passion for its Louisiana heritage and flavorful authentic
food has allowed Popeyes to become one of the world's largest chicken
quick service restaurants with over 2,900 restaurants in the U.S. and
around the world. To learn more about the Popeyes brand, please visit
the Popeyes brand website at
or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Kuya J Holdings Group, Inc.
Kuya J Group is one of the
most successful food services groups in the Philippines. It owns and
operates over 100 Kuya J Restaurants nationwide. Kuya J is widely
patronized for its delicious Filipino dishes like its best selling
crispy pata, kare-kare, caldereta and halo-halo. The group also owns and
operates leading and award winning concept stores Isla Sugbu Seafood
City, Tsay Cheng Chinese Cuisine, Majestic, and the heritage Grand
Convention Center of Cebu among others.

About Restaurant Brands International Inc.
Restaurant Brands
International Inc. ("RBI") is one of the world's largest quick service
restaurant companies with more than $30 billion in system-wide sales and
over 24,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries and U.S. territories.
RBI owns three of the world's most prominent and iconic quick service
restaurant brands – Tim Hortons®, Burger King®,
and Popeyes®. These independently operated brands have been
serving their respective guests, franchisees and communities for over 40
years. To learn more about RBI, please visit the company's website at

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release includes
forward-looking statements, which are often identified by the words
"may," "might," "believes," "thinks," "anticipates," "plans," "expects,"
"intends" or similar expressions and reflect management's expectations
regarding future events and operating performance and speak only as of
the date hereof. These forward-looking statements include statements
about RBI's expectations and belief regarding the reception of the
® brand in the Philippines and RBI's
expectations and belief regarding Kuya J Group's understanding of local
tastes and preferences in the Philippines and its ability to deliver
strong results. The factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from RBI's expectations are detailed in filings of RBI with
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and with the securities
regulatory authorities in each province and territory of Canada, such as
its annual and quarterly reports and current reports on Form 8-K and
include the following:
risks related to RBI's ability to
successfully implement its domestic and international growth strategy;
and risks related to RBI's ability to compete domestically and
internationally in an intensely competitive industry.
Other than
as required under U.S. federal securities laws or Canadian securities
laws, we do not assume a duty to update these forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, subsequent events or
circumstances, change in expectations or otherwise.

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