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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Heinz deal shows value of ultra-long investing

Lashings of patience

Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital are pouring on financial sauce unpalatable to others. Dividends and debt will eat up much of Heinz’s cash, meaning it could take a decade for the $28 bln deal to produce a decent return. It’s the kind of dish that’s definitely an acquired taste.

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