H.J. Heinz Co Announces Receipt Of All Regulatory Approvals Required For Acquisition Of Heinz By Berkshire Hathaway Inc And 3G Capital


Monday, 3 Jun 2013 09:01am EDT 

H.J. Heinz Co announced that it has received all regulatory approvals required for the acquisition of Heinz by an investment consortium comprised of Berkshire Hathaway and an investment fund affiliated with 3G Capital. The merger agreement between the parties was first announced on February 14 and was overwhelmingly approved by Heinz shareholders on April 30. The parties expect the transaction to close on or about June 7, 2013, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions. 

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