A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. (Food Services) will also receive 10.6 cents per share from A&W Trade Marks Inc. (Trade Marks) on its investment in Trade Marks.
Launched on February 15, 2002, the Fund, through its investment in Trade Marks, is entitled to receive royalties from Food Services in the amount of 3 percent of the sales of the 685 A&W restaurants in the Royalty Pool. Cash distributions are paid monthly. A&W is the second-largest quick-service hamburger restaurant chain in Canada. Operating coast-to-coast, A&W restaurants feature famous trade-marked menu items such as The Burger Family, Chubby Chicken, and A&W Root Beer.