We have audited the accompanying consolidated balance sheets of The Wendy’s Company and subsidiaries (the “Company”) as
of December 29, 2013 and December 30, 2012, and the related consolidated statements of operations, comprehensive income,
stockholders’ equity, and cash flows for each of the three years in the period ended December 29, 2013. Our audits also included the
financial statement schedule listed in the Index at Item 15. These financial statements and financial statement schedule are the
responsibility of the Company’s management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements and financial
statement schedule based on our audits.
We conducted our audits in accordance with the standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (United States).
Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are
free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the
financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management,
as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audits provide a reasonable basis for our
In our opinion, such consolidated financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the Company
as of December 29, 2013 and December 30, 2012, and the results of its operations and its cash flows for each of the three years in the
period ended December 29, 2013, in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. Also, in
our opinion, such financial statement schedule, when considered in relation to the basic consolidated financial statements taken as a
whole, presents fairly, in all material respects, the information set forth therein.
We have also audited,...