"I have no country to fight for; my country is the Earth, and I am a citizen of the World." -
Eugene V. Debs
Monday, May 08, 2017
They said it...
defended the Brazilian buyout house with which he attempted to take
over Unilever, by saying 3G was only following a “standard
capitalist” stance to doing business by slashing costs and cutting
investment group Berkshire Hathaway and 3G, backed by the Brazilian
billionaire Jorge Lemann, own 51% of Kraft Heinz, which made
a £115bn approach to household groups company Unilever in February.
The Brazilian buyout house is well known for its approach to cutting
costs. “They have followed the standard capitalist formula ... of
trying to do the same business with fewer people,” Buffett said.