Kirkland & Ellis represents 3G Capital and H.J. Heinz Company which, along with Berkshire Hathaway, announced today its agreement to merge H.J. Heinz with Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) to create The Kraft Heinz Company, forming the third largest food and beverage company in North America with an unparalleled portfolio of iconic brands.
The New York-based Kirkland team acting for 3G Capital and Heinz is led by corporate partners Jay Ptashek, Josh Korff, Bill Sorabella, Michael Kim, Andrew Wright and Nick Schwartz, and associates David Sherman, Brian Hecht, Marsha Mogilevich, Ming Lim and Jennifer Baumgarten.
The full press release is available here.