A buyout deal for Burger King Holdings Inc
Shares in Burger King, the No. 2 U.S. hamburger chain, surged 23 percent to $23.20 after the report.
A source briefed on the matter told Reuters on Wednesday that Burger King was discussing a sale with 3G.
Burger King and 3G officials were not immediately available for comment.
(Reporting by Michele Gershberg, editing by Gerald E. McCormick)