Davis Polk To Host $28B Heinz LBO Vote In NY Office

Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 1:12 PM EDT) -- Antitrust approvals in hand, H.J. Heinz Co. said Wednesday it will hold the shareholder vote to approve its $28 billion leveraged buyout next month at the Manhattan offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, which is representing it in the deal.

Heinz set a date and time — 8 a.m. on April 30 — for a special meeting of its stockholders, whose approval is needed for the company's sale to Brazilian private equity firm 3G Capital Management LLC and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

The company...
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