(May 4, 2013) Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett describes how he and 3G’s co-founder Jorge Paulo Lemann decided to work together on the $23 billion Heinz deal.
(March 4, 2013) Warren Buffett discusses his partnership with Jorge Paolo Lehman’s 3G Capital to acquire Heinz, calling it a “great business” with “terrific partners.”
(February 14, 2013) Anticipation no longer. After years of eyeing H.J. Heinz, Warren Buffett forged an agreement to acquire the ketchup maker in the largest deal in the food industry's history. Warren explained why Heinz makes sense in the portfolio of Berkshire Hathaway.
Kraft's fresh bid for suffered a double blow Tuesday as the improved offer was dismissed by the British candy company and criticized by Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett who controls an influential stake in the U.S. food giant.
(May 4, 2002) Warren Buffett explains why he has confident about the long-term success of Coca-Cola and Gillette.
(May 5, 1997) Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett responds to an investor’s question about whether McDonald’s is a business that is certain to dominate its industry.
(May 6, 1996) Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett gives his take on how World Book Encyclopedia will fare in the electronic age and weighs in on whether he’d ever sell the business.
(May 1, 1995) Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett tells the story of how a random run-in with Barnett Helzberg on the street led to Berkshire Hathaway buying Helzberg Diamonds.
(April 25, 1994) Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger discuss how, with the trading stamp company Blue Chip Stamps, they presided over a “decline of 99 1/2 percent.”