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  • NEW YORK— Kraft Heinz's $143 billion offer to buy Unilever was spurned, but the ketchup, cheese and lunch meat maker is still hungry to expand its domain. Given Unilever's stable of personal care products such as Dove soap, Bernstein analyst Ali Dibadj said the offer signaled that Kraft Heinz is potentially open to acquiring other packaged consumer goods, not...

  • Feb 17- Buyout firm 3 G Capital managed to build a consumer empire with a market value of over $140 billion in just seven years. Yet its ruthless approach to costs may end up hampering 3 G-backed Kraft Heinz Co's $143 billion bid for Unilever Plc.. Its investment approach has attracted backers ranging from billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who has helped...

  • LONDON, Feb 17- U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever Plc in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on Friday by the maker of Lipton tea and Dove soap. A combination would be the third-biggest takeover in history and the largest acquisition of a UK- based company, according to Thomson...

  • LONDON, Feb 17- U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever Plc in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on Friday by the maker of Lipton tea and Dove soap. A combination would be the third-biggest takeover in history and the largest acquisition of a UK- based company, according to Thomson...

  • LONDON, Feb 17- U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on Friday by the maker of Lipton tea and Dove soap. A combination would be the third-biggest takeover in history and the largest acquisition of a UK- based company, according to Thomson Reuters...

  • A Unilever NV employee inspects bottles of Comfort and Breeze brand household cleaning products in the detergents laboratory at the company's Research and Development Center in Lat Krabang near Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 16, 2012.

    Kraft Heinz proposes a $143 billion merger with Unilever, but the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company says no thanks.

  • A combination would be the third-biggest takeover in history and the largest acquisition of a UK- based company, according to Thomson Reuters data, triggering British fears over jobs. It would bring together some of the world's best known brands, from toothpaste to ice creams, and combine Kraft's strength in the U.S. with Unilever's in Europe and Asia.

  • A combination would be the third-biggest takeover in history and the largest acquisition of a UK- based company, according to Thomson Reuters data, triggering British fears over jobs. It would bring together some of the world's best known brands, from toothpaste to ice creams, and combine Kraft's strength in the U.S. with Unilever's in Europe and Asia.

  • Warren Buffett

    Kraft Heinz's proposed Unilever merger marks another consolidation effort in the food industry by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.

  • NEW YORK— Kraft Heinz is attempting to buy Unilever in a $143 billion deal that would join the U.S. maker of cheeses and lunch meats with the European producer of mayo, teas and seasonings in a global powerhouse. Unilever rejected the approach and called the price too low, while Kraft Heinz says it's still interested in a deal. Companies like Kraft Heinz, itself...

  • *Unilever says $50/ shr bid too low. LONDON, Feb 17- Unilever rejected a surprise $143 billion takeover bid from U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co on Friday, saying it saw no reason to discuss a deal which it said had no financial or strategic merit. A combination of the two multinationals would be the third-biggest takeover in history and the biggest ever acquisition...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. food giant Kraft Heinz Co. confirmed that it's made an offer to buy Europe's Unilever and been rejected. Companies like Kraft Heinz and Unilever are trying to catch up to rapidly changing consumer tastes as more people steer clear of processed foods. Shares of Kraft Heinz and Unilever rose sharply before the opening bell Friday.

  • Warren Buffett

    The "Buffett Effect" was at play with news that Berkshire Hathaway had nearly quadrupled its stake in Apple, USA Today reports.

  • Cramer fires back at naysayers: Here's your proof that this rally is real

    Jim Cramer knows what it looks like when stocks are drinking the Kool-Aid, and this ain't it.

  • Bull and matador

    Jim Cramer knows what it looks like when stocks are drinking the Kool-Aid, and this ain't it.

  • Proof the rally is real

    Jim Cramer knows what it looks like when stocks are drinking the Kool-Aid, and this ain't it.

  • CNBC PRO: Charlie Munger

    Charlie Munger shares his wit, wisdom and market views at the Daily Journal annual meeting.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Feb 15- Charlie Munger, the billionaire vice chairman of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said some of U.S. President Donald Trump's ideas may prove constructive for the country, tempering comments a year ago suggesting that his fellow Republican was not morally qualified for the White House. "Well, I've gotten more mellow," Munger...

  • Feb 15- Wall Street pushed further into record-high territory on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 on track for a seven-session winning streak for the first time since 2013 after President Donald Trump repeated his promise of tax cuts. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, in testimony before the House Financial Services Committee, stood by the stance she took on...

  • Chamath Palihapitiya

    Apple is not a tech company, it's a luxury brand with pricing power, said Social Capital's Chamath Palihapitiya on "Power Lunch."