KUB Malaysia has been granted the franchise rights to A&W Restaurant's concept fastfood chain for a period of five years. The outlets must be established in Hong Kong and the Philippines, and the rights are renewable for three consecutive terms of five years each.

KUB has also signed an agreement to franchise and co-develop restaurants under the Long John Silver brand in Hong Kong. The deal sees the same initial approval time frame of five years, and the possibility of renew for three consecutive five-year terms.