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The inversion virus spreads as Burger King seeks to flee to Canada
The inversion virus spreads as Burger King seeks to flee to Canada

Has President Obama's tough talk on corporate inversions started a mad rush by companies to do these deals before they're outlawed? The latest headline-grabbing inversion involves Miami-based fast-food chain Burger King, which confirmed Sunday that it is negotiating just such a move with smaller Canadian restaurant chain Tim Hortons. BK would buy Hortons, but the combined company would be owned by a newly created corporation headquartered on our northern neighbor's turf. There's some evidence that some companies in the pharmaceutical industry, which has been the biggest user of corporate inversions, have been daunted by Obama's harsh comments about the...

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