Kraft Heinz Slashing 2,500 Jobs In U.S., Canada After Merger Kraft Heinz says it is cutting about 2,500 jobs as part of its plan to slash costs after the food companies combined.
Shareholders Approve Heinz AcquisitionIt's almost a done deal, with 95 percent of the shareholders approving the acquisition of Heinz by Berkshire Company and a Brazilian private equity company for $72.50 per share.
FBI Investigating Heinz Deal After Insider Trading Allegations The FBI is also now investigating possible insider trading prior to Berkshire Hathaway acquiring Heinz, Reuters reports.
Assets Frozen, Insider Trading Alleged Prior To Heinz DealFederal regulators have alleged that a brokerage account in Switzerland was used for illegal insider trading ahead of the H.J. Heinz acquisition Thursday.
Berkshire Hathaway, 3G Capital To Buy Heinz For $23.3BH.J. Heinz Co. says it agreed to be acquired by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital in a deal valued at $23.3 billion.
Heinz Issues Letter To Employees To Announce AcquisitionHeinz Chairman, President and CEO Bill Johnson issued a letter to employees this morning after news broke that the company agreed to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital.