Wendy's International, Inc. is the parent company of Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers. It also owned 70 percent of Cafe Express. The Tim Hortons chain was spun off by Wendy's into a separate company in September 2006. The Baja Fresh chain was sold in October 2006. On September 15, 2008, the purchase of Wendy's International Inc. by Triarc Inc. was approved by shareholders. On September 30, the merger was completed with a name change of Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc, a change of leadership for both Arby's and Wendy's and the stock symbol changed to WEN.
TDL Group operating Tim Hortons coffee stores in Canada and the United States from 1995 to 2009. TDL Group was spun off in 2006, but the ties to Wendy's as parent company were officially cut in June 2009.
Pasta Pomodoro Wendy's 25-percent interest in Pasta Pomodoro was sold in December 2009.