ARCO Dividend History & Description — Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc
Arcos Dorados Holdings is McDonald's fast food restaurant franchisee. Co. operates McDonald's-branded restaurants under two different operating formats, Company-operated restaurants and franchised restaurants. Co. divides their operations into four geographical divisions: Brazil; the Caribbean division, consisting of Aruba, Curacao, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago and the U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas; NOLAD, consisting of Costa Rica, Mexico and Panama; and SLAD, consisting of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. As of Dec. 31, 2012, Co. operated or franchised 1,948 McDonald's-branded restaurants.