Kraft Heinz’s $1.1 Billion Block Trade

Davis Polk advised the underwriter, BofA Securities, in the transaction.

The Kraft Heinz Company announced the $1.1 billion block trade of its 30,596,465 shares of common stock, sold by HK3 18 LP, the selling shareholder and affiliate of 3G Global Food Holdings LP. The common stock is listed on Nasdaq under the symbol “KHC.”

Inspired by its purpose, Let’s Make Life Delicious, The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies. Boasting net sales of approximately $25 billion, its renowned family of iconic brands includes Kraft, Heinz, Oscar Mayer and Philadelphia.

The Davis Polk capital markets team included partner Michael Kaplan (Picture)  and associates Hillary A. Coleman and Kamil Turkmani. The intellectual property and technology transactions team included partner Pritesh P. Shah and associate Joshua Cameron Shirley. The tax team included partner Corey M. Goodman. 

Involved fees earner: Hillary Coleman – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Corey Goodman – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Michael Kaplan – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Pritesh P. Shah – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Joshua Cameron Shirley – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Kamil Turkmani – Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Law Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Clients: Bank of America Securities;