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

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

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.