The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross and senior analyst Matt Argersinger discuss topics around the investing world.

A growing global middle class is hungry for global brands. Andy and Matt discuss two companies, Heineken and Arcos Dorados, that are set up to win big across the globe.

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