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Warren Buffett buys H.J. Heinz Co. for $23 billion

...into ketchup, agreeing to buy H.J. Heinz Co. for $23.3 billion in the richest...the U.S.The deal is intended to help Heinz accelerate its expansion from a dominant...with investment firm 3G Capital to snap up Heinz, which had long been a subject of takeover...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-14/warren-buffett-buys-hj-hei
SEC alleges insider trading ahead of Heinz deal, freezes account that traded $1.7 million

...illegal insider trading ahead of the H.J. Heinz acquisition Thursday.The Securities and...but said they "took risky bets" that Heinz's stock price would rise.On Thursday...Brazilian firm 3G announced they agreed to buy Heinz. Heinz's stock rose nearly 20 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-15/sec-alleges-insider-tradin
Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons

...operations before taking the chain public again in 2012. Last year, 3G also teamed with Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to take H.J. Heinz Co. private in a $23 billion deal, and has been cutting costs there as well.Tim Hortons, known for its doughnuts and coffee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/burger-king-talks-buy-tim-
Heinz chairman anticipates reorganization despite success

...meeting can be classified as art, H.J. Heinz Co. chairman Anthony J.F. O'Reilly...Charlie the Tuna himself." The president of Heinz Europe, "Mr. Profit." A board member...a stare and a tone of icy contempt," Heinz North America president Bill Springer said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/09/biz_203752.shtml
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Heinz chairman anticipates reorganization despite success

...meeting can be classified as art, H.J. Heinz Co. chairman Anthony J.F. O'Reilly...Charlie the Tuna himself." The president of Heinz Europe, "Mr. Profit." A board member...a stare and a tone of icy contempt," Heinz North America president Bill Springer said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/10/biz_203794.shtml
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Heinz to close or sell at least 25 plants

PITTSBURGH (AP) - H.J. Heinz Co. is closing or selling at least 25...company's work force of 43,000. Heinz stock was up 2 percent on the New York...business to Canada's McCain Foods Ltd. Heinz said the cost of its reorganization would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/15/biz_205380.shtml
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Anthony O'Reilly steps down as Heinz chief executive

...O'Reilly, the flamboyant head of H.J. Heinz Co., is stepping down as chief executive...his top lieutenant amid criticism that Heinz stock gains haven't been as stunning...hold an executive title at the company. Heinz president William R. Johnson, 48, has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/03/biz_218456.shtml
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Heinz board win stirs questions

...least one dissident investor to the H.J. Heinz Co. board has raised questions about how...board, based on preliminary results. Heinz says the dissidents might have secured...tentative results emerged Wednesday at Heinz's annual shareholder meeting at the Pittsburgh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/18/bus_92903.shtml
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Heinz profits down, sales up

PITTSBURGH -- H.J. Heinz Co., the maker of ketchup and other...some of its businesses to Del Monte. Heinz said Tuesday it earned $194.8 million...were up 7.8 percent for the quarter. Heinz reported strong sales in North America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/25/fin_426332.shtml
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Heinz reports bigger profits for the fourth fiscal quarter

PITTSBURGH -- H.J. Heinz Co. reported sharply higher profits for...to boost the impact of overseas sales. Heinz said the company saw weakness in its frozen...from $8.24 billion a year earlier. "Heinz's fourth quarter capped off a successful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/26/fin_416781.shtml
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