William Johnson, the former chairman, CEO and president of Heinz, is joining buyout shop Advent as a consultant.» Read More
Edward Dempsey, Founder and CIO at Pension Partners says the bid deals for Heinz and Dell show M&A activity is back in vogue. He says big borrowers are getting plenty of access to cheap credit.
Just take a look at his portfolio to find out. CNBC's Chloe Cho and Deirdre Wang-Morris discuss the wizard of Omaha's food-related stocks in light of his recent purchase of ketchup maker Heinz.
With animal spirits on the rise, companies armed with cheap financing are fueling a new merger wave, but that's not likely to do much for markets.
Stocks finished flat after hugging the flatline for most of the session in lackluster trading Thursday, as disappointing economic data from the euro zone overshadowed optimism over an upbeat jobless claims report and a flurry of M&A announcements.
Following a flurry of merger deals, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross explains that more takeovers are likely.
Is Warren Buffett still one of the great value investors of our time? By some metrics, the Heinz deal doesn't look like a bargain-hunter's move.
Warren Buffett's acquisition of Heinz is a winner, Whitney Tilson of T2 Partners says.
When Venezuela announced a surprise devaluation last Friday, some big companies took hits to earnings. Could they have been better prepared?
Jeff Matthews, shareholder at Berkshire Hathaway, weighs in on the $28 billion buyout of Heinz.
William Johnson, Heinz chairman & CEO, says the Berkshire-3G buyout of Heinz will make the food company a private enterprise.
Warren Buffett told CNBC Thursday that even after teaming up with 3G Capital Management to acquire Heinz, he's still looking for another big acquisition and has the cash to pay for one.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin discusses whether more food companies could soon appear on the Buffett table.
Japan's defense for its aggressive weakening of the yen is that it's aimed at reviving the economy. Not a convincing argument.
With the recent surge in major mergers and acquisitions, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday that "this is the year of the deal."
U.S. stock index futures shaved some losses Thursday after a better-than-expected jobless claims report and a batch of M&A announcements, but a disappointing reading on the European economy put a damper on gains.
Nelson Peltz, director of H.J. Heinz Company, offers insight on Berkshire Hathaway and 3G buying Heinz.
H.J. Heinz confirmed Thursday that it agreed to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G for $28 billion.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Jim Cramer notes that sometimes the best bull stories develop in out-of-the-way areas of the stock market.
Heinz expects its emerging market sales to double in the next 3-5 years, with Bill Johnson, H.J. Heinz CEO; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; David Riedel, Riedel Research; and Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management.