A large fast food restaurant chain will soon join a bigger company. Restaurant Brands International has announced plans to acquire Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for one-point-eight-billion dollars. RBI is one of the largest global quick service restaurant companies, and is the owner of Burger King. Popeyes was founded in New Orleans in 1972 and is now one of the world’s largest chicken restaurants with more than 2,500 stores. Popeyes CEO Cheryl Bachelder says she is proud of the results the Popeyes teams has delivered over the past years and looks forward to future growth with RBI.