Private Equity Investments in Food Assets
The acquisition of Heinz by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital is the most recent in a history of private equity groups investing in food assets. Ildiko Szalai, Senior Packaged Food Company Analyst at Euromonitor gives several examples of these investments, all of which have varying aims and results. The Heinz purchase might give the company a significant financial boost to start investing in new markets.
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