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RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC.
RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Restaurant Brands International Inc. Annual and Special Meeting to be Held on June 9, 2016
We are using the U.S. notice-and-access system for delivery of the proxy materials relating to this years annual and special meeting of shareholders. Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, instead of receiving a paper copy of the proxy materials you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual and special meeting of shareholders are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a paper copy. The items to be voted on and the location of the annual and special meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!
This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The proxy statement and annual report to shareholders are available at:
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|Step 1:||Go to www.envisionreports.com/RBI2016AGM to view the proxy materials.|
|Step 2:||Click on Cast Your Vote.|
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|Step 4:||Make your selection as instructed on each screen to select delivery preferences and vote.|
You may also access our proxy materials in the investor relations section of our website at www.rbi.com and under our issuer profile at www.sedar.com. When you go online, you can also help the environment by consenting to receive electronic delivery of future materials.
Obtaining a Paper Copy of the Proxy Materials If you want to receive a paper copy of the proxy materials, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a paper copy. Please make your request for a paper copy as instructed on the reverse side on or before May 26, 2016 to facilitate timely delivery.
Restaurant Brands International Inc. Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders will be held on June 9, 2016 at 226 Wyecroft Road, Oakville, Ontario, L6K 3X7, Canada at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Directors recommendations, where applicable.
The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the following proposals.
|1.||Election of Directors.|
Martin E. Franklin
Paul J. Fribourg
John A. Lederer
Thomas V. Milroy
Daniel S. Schwartz
Carlos Alberto Sicupira
Roberto Moses Thompson Motta
Alexandre Van Damme
|2.||Approval, on a non-binding advisory basis, of the compensation paid to named executive officers.|
|3.||Appoint KPMG LLP as auditors.|
|4.||Approve amendments to the 2014 Omnibus Incentive Plan that would permit common shares not used to settle awards under prior plans to be used under the 2014 Omnibus Incentive Plan and make other administrative changes.|
The Board of Directors makes no recommendation regarding the following proposal.
|5.||Consider a shareholder proposal to adopt a written board diversity policy, if such proposal is properly presented at the meeting.|
PLEASE NOTE YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares you must vote online, by telephone or request a paper copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card. Your online vote, telephone vote or completed proxy card must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) on June 7, 2016. If you wish to attend and vote at the meeting, please bring this notice with you. If you wish to appoint a person to attend and vote at the meeting on your behalf, please follow the instructions online or on the proxy card to appoint such person.
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Paper copies: Current and future paper delivery requests can be submitted via the telephone, Internet or email options below.
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To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of the proxy materials must be received on or before May 26, 2016.