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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant

    Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world's largest food and beverage companies. The deal would...
  • Merger momentum keeps on rolling with Heinz deal for Kraft

    Wall Street's deal-making renaissance shows no sign of ending. Heinz's $45 billion acquisition Kraft Foods, announced Wednesday, has helped maintain the momentum in the market for mergers and acquisitions. So far this year companies globally have struck...
  • Ferguson corners Northeastern market with new acquisition

    Ferguson corners Northeastern market with new acquisition
    Ferguson Enterprises continues to corner the North American plumbing market through additional acquisitions. The firm announced last week that it acquired all of the assets of Redlon & Johnson Supply, a wholesale distributor specializing in plumbing,...
  • HJ Heinz buying Kraft and building a $28 billion food giant

    H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue of about $28 billion. The Kraft Heinz Co. will own Kraft, Heinz, Oscar Mayer, Ore-Ida and large stable of other brands....
  • H.J. Heinz to buy Kraft Foods Group in deal estimated at $36.6 billion

     H.J. Heinz to buy Kraft Foods Group in deal estimated at $36.6 billion
    Consumers' growing appetite for healthier fare is pushing together two of the world's largest processed-food companies — a deal that would combine an extensive shopping list of household names including Heinz Ketchup, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese,...
  • Long-term fate of Lehigh Valley Kraft plant up in the air

    Long-term fate of Lehigh Valley Kraft plant up in the air
    The long-term fate of some 400 workers at Kraft Foods Group Inc.'s Lehigh Valley plant is uncertain after Wednesday's announcement that H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual...
  • Heinz to merge with Kraft Foods in deal backed by Buffett, Brazilian firm

    PITTSBURGH Kraft Foods Group investors drove up the Illinois company's stock more than 35 percent on Wednesday on hopes that H.J. Heinz CEO Bernardo Hees and his employers Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital and iconic investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire...
  • Heinz buying Kraft in deal to create food giant

    Heinz buying Kraft in deal to create food giant
    H.J. Heinz is buying Northfield-based Kraft Foods, creating what the companies say will be the third-largest food and beverage company in North America. According to Kraft, the company will be co-headquartered in the Chicago area and Pittsburgh. The...
  • How does the Heinz-Kraft deal affect A-B InBev and SABMiller?

    ST. LOUIS Speculation that A-B InBev might buy rival brewer SABMiller resurfaced Wednesday as analysts debated whether 3G Capital Partners' purchase of Kraft might affect a possible deal. Some analysts say that it's unlikely that 3G would make another...
  • McCormick reports sales growth, slip in profits

    McCormick reports sales growth, slip in profits
    McCormick & Co. Inc.'s sales grew 2 percent but profit slipped 15 percent in the first three months of its fiscal year — better-than-expected results that sent shares up Tuesday for the Sparks-based flavoring and spice company. The company, which...
  • Office Depot's top executives would get $85 million in Staples merger

    Office Depot's top executives would get $85 million in Staples merger
    Office Depot's five top executives -- even some short-timers -- are slated to receive payouts totaling $85 million if the office-supply retailer completes its merger with Massachusetts-based Staples, according to a new regulatory filing. At its Boca...