H. J. Heinz Company Shareholder Alert: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Investigation of Acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital

February 14, 2013

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating whether the Board of Directors of H.J. Heinz Company (“Heinz” or the “Company”) (NYSE:HNZ) breached its fiduciary duty to its shareholders in agreeing to sell Heinz to Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital.

Under the terms of the agreement, Heinz shareholders will receive $72.50 in cash for each share they own.  The investigation is focused on the potential unfairness of the price to Heinz shareholders and the process by which the Heinz Board of Directors considered and approved the transaction.

If you are interested in discussing your rights as an Heinz stockholder, with no obligation or cost to you, please contact U. Seth Ottensoser at (877) 779-1414 or Ottensoser@bernlieb.com.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP has pursued hundreds of securities, consumer and shareholder rights cases and recovered over $3 billion for its clients.  It has been named to The National Law Journal’s “Plaintiffs’ Hot List” in each of the last ten years.