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Yum! Brands Inc. Announces Buy Back

2007-02-12 Yum! Brands Inc. said it is buying back the 50 percent share in their UK business held by Whitbread...

Yum! Brands To Host Annual Conference Webcast

2006-11-28 Yum! Brands Inc. will hosts its annual company Investors/Analysts Conference on Tuesday, December 5 in New York.

FORTUNE names Yum! among the 'Top Companies for Minorities'

2006-10-26 For the fourth consecutive year, Yum! Brands, Inc. has been named one of FORTUNE magazine's 30 “Top Companies for Minorities” for its comprehensive results across key diversity measures.

Yum Completes Purchase of Pizza Hut U.K.

2006-09-13 The transaction purchase price is $184 million plus the assumption of $25 million in certain debt and liabilities.

Yum! Takes Control of Pizza Hut United Kingdon

2006-08-01 Yum! has agreed to acquire the remaining 50 percent ownership of its Pizza Hut United Kingdom joint venture from Whitbread PLC...

Yum! Honored for Diversity

2006-06-12 Yum! Brands, Inc., parent company of A&W, KFC, Long John Silver's, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, has been named one of BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine's "40 Best Companies for Diversity."...

Yum! Brands Names Michael Liewen Vice President, Quality Assurance

2006-05-18 Yum! Brands, Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael Liewen, 50, to vice president of quality assurance, a newly created position reporting to Greg Creed, the company's chief operating officer.

Yum! Debuts Advertising for Sponsorship of Kentucky Derby

2006-05-04 Yum! Brands, Inc., the world's largest restaurant company in terms of units, and parent of KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Long John Silver's and A&W Restaurants, announced today that it will debut its first advertising ever on network television as part of the first-ever sponsorship of the 132nd Kentucky Derby.

KFC and Rostik's Open First Co-Branded Restaurant in Moscow

2006-04-04 Yum! Brands, Inc., owner of the KFC brand, and Rostik Restaurants Limited, operator of Russia's top chicken restaurant chain, are opening today in Moscow the first of many co-branded KFC-Rostik's restaurants.

Yum on Review for Credit Rating Upgrade

2006-03-23 Yum Brands Inc., whose corporate debt climbed out of junk status two years ago, on Thursday was put into position for another upgrade by a major rating agency, the Associated Press reports.