Berkshire Hathaway to Buy H.J. Heinz for About $23 Billion With 3G Capital

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Alex Behring, managing partner at 3G Capital, left, and Bill Johnson,... News PhotoBusiness,CEO,Commercial Activity,Condiment,Finance,Food And Drink Industry,Food and Drink,Headquarters,Heinz,Ketchup,Laughing,Mergers and Acquisitions,North,North America,Pittsburgh,Press Conference,The Americas,The Media,USA,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergAlex Behring, managing partner at 3G Capital, left, and Bill Johnson, chief executive officer of H.J. Heinz Co., share a laugh during a press conference at Heinz headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and Jorge Paulo Lemann’s 3G Capital agreed to buy HJ Heinz Co. for about $23 billion, ending the independence of an iconic ketchup maker that traces its roots to the 1860s. Photographer: Kevin Lorenzi/Bloomberg via Getty Images