A new company Genesis Restaurants, advised by Addleshaws Sons & Latham, has been launched to open a franchise chain of 25 Burger King restaurants in the midlands and north-west. Burger King was advised by its in-house legal department. u3.5m of equity funding came from Murray Johnstone Private Equity, advised by Halliwell Landau; a term loan facility of u6m came from the Royal Bank of Scotland and NM Rothschild & Sons, both advised by Dibb Lupton Broomhead.