MIAMI – Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, a business unit of Restaurant Brands International Inc. (RBI), recently announced that it will be moving into the Chinese market.

The quick-service restaurant chain agreed to an exclusive development agreement with Cartesian Capital Group LLC.

“We are proud to grow the Popeyes brand in China and to bring its famous Chicken Sandwich and iconic products to guests in this exceptionally dynamic market,” said Peter Yu, managing partner of Cartesian. “We are excited to build on our long-standing and successful relationship with RBI, spanning over a decade and most recently including our rapid development of more than 450 Tim Hortons cafes across China.”

Popeyes said it has more than 3,600 restaurants in the United States and in other markets like Brazil, France, India, Mexico, the Philippines, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.