Arcos Dorados is the world's largest independent McDonald's franchisee in terms of system-wide sales and number of locations. The company is the largest fast-service restaurant chain in Latin America and the Caribbean. You have the exclusive right to own, operate, and franchise McDonald's locations in 20 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Argentina, Aruba, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique , Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. Croix, St. Thomas, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela. The company operates or franchises more than 2,200 McDonald's restaurants with more than 90,000 employees and is known as one of the best companies to work for in Latin America. Arcos Dorados is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ARCO).