Failed Kraft Plan Leaves Unilever With Something to Prove - Bloomberg

The collapse of Kraft Heinz Co.'s $143 billion bid to create a global food giant could be just the first step in a long campaign by Unilever Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman to keep investors on his side. Having fended off the unsolicited approach ...and more »

Why the Kraft Heinz Bid for Unilever Could Make an Odd Match - New York Times

... □ Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch maker of Dove Soap and Lipton tea, has spent the last seven years working to reduce its carbon footprint, use more sustainable materials and promote global health. Kraft Heinz, a recently assembled conglomerate selling ...and more »

Kraft Heinz Offers to Buy Unilever in $143 Billion Deal - New York Times

If the Kraft-Unilever deal were to happen, it would combine consumer staples like Hellmann's mayonnaise with Heinz Ketchup, among other brands. Credit From Left: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters and Hellman's. The world's grocery carts could soon be filled with ...and more »

Kraft Heinz bids $143 billion for Unilever in global brand grab - Reuters

LONDON U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever Plc in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on Friday by the maker of Lipton tea and Dove soap. A combination would be the ...and more »

Kraft Heinz Withdraws $143 Billion Offer to Merge With Unilever - New York Times

Kraft Heinz on Sunday withdrew its proposal to combine with Unilever. Credit George M. Gutierrez for The New York Times. On Friday, Kraft Heinz seemed determined to press ahead with a $143 billion takeover bid for Unilever, an ambitious campaign that ...and more »

Kraft Heinz bid for Unilever ripples through the food industry - Crain's Chicago Business

While Kraft Heinz's $143 billion approach to take over consumer-products giant Unilever is far from a sure thing, news of the proposed merger affected much more than the share prices of the two companies: Stocks of many rivals, including Mondelez ...and more »

Unilever Rejects $143 Billion Offer From Kraft Heinz - AdAge.com

Kraft Heinz Co.'s latest takeover aspirations have been thwarted, for now, as Unilever rejected a $143 billion proposal to combine the two consumer goods giants, a mega deal that would bring everything from Heinz ketchup and Kraft macaroni and cheese ...and more »

Kraft Withdraws Offer to Merge With Unilever - Fortune

Kraft had made a surprise offer for Unilever in a bid to build a global consumer goods behemoth, although it was flatly rejected on Friday by Unilever, the maker of Lipton tea and Dove soap. Kraft withdrew its offer because it felt it was too difficult ...and more »

Warren Buffett's Dealmaking Ketchup Giant Kraft Heinz Heads Abroad In The Age Of Donald Trump - Forbes

In the populist age of President Donald Trump - when CEOs are routinely hauled to Washington and browbeaten on live television over an America-first jobs agenda - it makes perfect sense for Kraft Heinz to shock Wall Street and take its ruthless deal ...and more »

Unilever Has Rejected a $143 Billion Merger Bid From Kraft Heinz - Fortune

Kraft Heinz Co (khc, -0.36%) has proposed a $143 billion offer with Unilever in what would be one of the biggest deals ever, but the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company has declined. A deal with Unilever, which had a market value of $125 billion before ...and more »