H.J. Heinz Company and 3G Capital to Host Joint Press Conference to Announce Agreement for Heinz to be Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital

PITTSBURGH--()--(NYSE:HNZ) – H.J. Heinz Company and 3G Capital invite media to attend a joint press conference at 11 a.m. Eastern Time at Heinz World Headquarters, One PPG Place, Suite 3100 in Pittsburgh, PA.

A live broadcast of the press conference will be available via satellite and a Webcast of the press conference will be available in real-time and archived for playback at www.heinz.com. Details for both options are included below.

WHAT:   Heinz/3G Capital joint press conference to announce agreement for Heinz to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital
 
WHO: William R. Johnson, Heinz Chairman, President and CEO
Alex Behring, Managing Partner at 3G Capital
 
WHEN: Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. Eastern Time
 
WHERE: Heinz World Headquarters
One PPG Place
Suite 3100
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
 
REGISTRATION: Reporters or photographers wishing to attend the press conference in person must register in advance by contacting Jean Babilon at (412) 456-5781 or via e-mail at jean.babilon@us.hjheinz.com by 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Advance registration and photo ID is required to enter the building.
 
WEBCAST: For access to the press conference via live video webcast (listen only), please visit www.heinz.com. A replay of the event will also be available at www.heinz.com
 
DIAL IN: U.S. Dial In: 1-866-515-2915
International Dial In: +1-617-399-5129
Passcode: Heinz
(Listen only)

Mult-box will be available onsite for media use.

**Satellite News Feed**

A live broadcast of the press conference will be available via satellite as follows:

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Live Feed: 11 -11:30 am +15 (Eastern Time)

Re-Feed: 12 - 12:30 pm +15 (Eastern Time)

Ku-Band Digital

Galaxy 3C (located 95 degrees west)
Transponder 16, Slot a

9 mhz SD

Uplink frequency: 14311 vertical

Downlink frequency: 12011 horizontal
Symbol rate: 6.1113

FEC: 3/4

Data rate: 8.448

Note: Signal transmitted 16:9 SD Anamorphic (squeeze)

Pittsburgh teleport uplink truck trouble #: (412) 427-5266

Archive: The archived video will be available for download from www.heinz.com.

Contacts

H.J. Heinz Company
Michael Mullen, 412-456-5751
michael.mullen@us.hjheinz.com

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Contacts

H.J. Heinz Company
Michael Mullen, 412-456-5751
michael.mullen@us.hjheinz.com