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Heinz to be acquired by group
including Warren Buffett in
deal worth $23 billion

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Drive, 2/14/2013 8:51:07 AM

NEW YORK — H.J. Heinz Co. says it agreed to be acquired by an investment group including billionaire investor Warren Buffett in a deal valued at $28 billion. The ketchup company says it’s the largest deal ever in the food industry. Heinz shareholders will receive $72.50 in cash for each share of common stock they own. The transaction value includes the assumption of Heinz’s debt. Based on Heinz’s number of shares outstanding, the deal is worth $23.3 billion excluding debt.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 2/14/2013 9:09:36 AM     (No. 9175681)

Lurch must need a new boat.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pineledger, 2/14/2013 9:13:52 AM     (No. 9175689)

Cozy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Abingtonjim, 2/14/2013 9:15:50 AM     (No. 9175695)

35% capital gains tax... ´Nuff said!


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Reply 4 - Posted by: lefthanded_rightminded, 2/14/2013 9:22:03 AM     (No. 9175708)

I´m sure Kerry will immediately redistribute his share of the wealth with the 99%. I am SO glad the Dems care for us little people.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: skedaddle, 2/14/2013 9:24:32 AM     (No. 9175710)

Buffett will ruin the ketchup, just wait and see.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jar, 2/14/2013 9:25:28 AM     (No. 9175713)

All in the Family.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: navybrat, 2/14/2013 9:39:26 AM     (No. 9175748)

I don´t buy any Heinz products. Will Teraza be on the board or have stock interest in the company or will they take the money and go?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/14/2013 9:59:57 AM     (No. 9175799)

Aaaarrrggghhhhh!!!
It WAS the only ketchup I used; I had to tamp down my distaste for Kerry et ux but I cannot possibly stomach the Kerry/Buffet nexus........



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Reply 9 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/14/2013 10:18:04 AM     (No. 9175841)

Time for the Kerry`s to set up yet another `foundation` to protect their sale from the IRS.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/14/2013 10:39:11 AM     (No. 9175903)

Warren Buffett, the Greatest American hypocrite.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Judith, 2/14/2013 10:46:14 AM     (No. 9175918)

Oh, come on folks. You don´t think tereza would allow jfkerry anywhere near her meal ticket, do you?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 2/14/2013 10:50:00 AM     (No. 9175927)

John F.Kerry, he served in Vietnam by the way, will be so happy.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 2/14/2013 11:06:33 AM     (No. 9175987)

#7 I don´t buy Heinz products either. And, I don´t buy Starkist. Starkist belongs to Nancy Pelosi. The list of non-buys is getting longer all the time.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: pickle1, 2/14/2013 11:46:05 AM     (No. 9176094)

Wonder if Teresa has her booze and grapes with her as she signs.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: hot coffee, 2/14/2013 12:23:50 PM     (No. 9176176)

A good Republican family builds a successful business through hard work, ingenuity, and sacrifice (remember those qualities?).

Then a member of that family is tragically killed.

Finally, his widow goes on to marry a Democrat golddigger/Senator, who´s now living large off of that fortune. And the business is now owed by hypocrite Democrat who is the king of corporate welfare.

God bless America.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 2/14/2013 12:54:52 PM     (No. 9176267)

Well, if Kerry and Theresa are out of it, I can start buying and eating Heinz products again. Great!

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