Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, 3G Capital to buy Heinz

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In a surprise announcement this morning (14 February), Heinz agreed to be bought by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fund and private-equity firm 3G Capital for US$28bn - the largest-ever takeover in the food sector.

In the spotlight: Heinz's prospects under 3G and Buffett

15 February 2013

Heinz stunned the global food industry with news it had agreed to a US$28bn takeover offer from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fund and private-equity firm 3G Capital - purported to be the largest-ever deal in the sector. Dean Best looks at what could lie ahead for the US food giant.

US: SEC launches action over trading in Heinz options

18 February 2013

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has launched legal action against unknown traders over claims they broke rules when trading in Heinz options before the US$28bn deal to buy the food giant was announced.

UPDATE 2: GLOBAL: Heinz can be "bigger and better" as private firm - CEO

14 February 2013

Heinz chief Bill Johnson today (14 February) insisted the US food giant has the potential to get "bigger and better" under the ownership of investment funds Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital.

UPDATE: GLOBAL: Heinz "our kind of company" - Buffett

14 February 2013

Famed US investor Warren Buffett today (14 February) labelled Heinz as his "kind of company" after his Berkshire Hathaway fund struck a deal to pay US$28bn for the ketchup giant.

GLOBAL: Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, 3G Capital to buy Heinz

14 February 2013

Heinz has agreed to be bought by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fund and private-equity firm 3G Capital for US$28bn - the largest-ever takeover in the food sector.

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