What the Kraft and Heinz Merger Teaches Us About Protecting American Jobs

The two companies announced their merger in March 2015 backed by two affluent groups of investors: for Heinz, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, and for Kraft, Brazilian venture capital fund 3G Capital. With an estimated $10 billion from these investors, the merger was supposed to generate significant synergies in what would become the fifth largest food and beverage company in the world.