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Published: Friday, 6/7/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago

BUSINESS BRIEFS

$28B H.J. Heinz sale 
closes, trading ends

BLADE STAFF AND NEWS SERVICES

PITTSBURGH — The $28 billion sale of ketchup-maker H.J. Heinz Co. closed Friday.

Bernardo Hees, formerly chief of Burger King Worldwide, became Heinz’s chief executive immediately. Mr. Hees is a partner in 3G Capital, which partnered in the acquisition with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway.

Heinz shares no longer will be listed for trading on the New York Stock Exchange.



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