Private equity firm
The firm has offices in New York City and Rio de Janeiro. Bought Burger King in 2010 and 50% of Heinz in 2013 (with Berkshire Hathaway buying the other 50%). Brazil's richest man, Jorge Paulo Lemann, is among the firm's backers and is also on the board of directors of the world's largest beer company, AB Inbev.
Forest 500 identifies the 350 companies and 150 financial institutions with the greatest exposure to tropical deforestation risk, and annually assesses them on the strength and implementation of their deforestation and human rights commitments. This financial institution received a score of 0%.
Source: Forest 500 (2022)
|Subsidiaries||Kraft Heinz Company (20% owned)
Food and beverages
Formed in 2015 when Heinz and Kraft merged, creating the 3rd largest food and beverage company in North America and the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands.
- HJ Heinz Company Australia Ltd
Heinz began production in Australia in 1935. Bought Golden Circle in 2008 and Cerebos in 2018. In 2015 Heinz merged with Kraft, becoming Kraft Heinz.
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (23% owned)
InBev acquired Anheuser-Busch in 2008 for US$52 billion, to become the world's largest brewer and one of the world's top five consumer products companies. In 2013 the company acquired the half of Mexico's largest brewer, Grupo Modelo (maker of Corona beer), it didn't already own. In 2016 the company acquired SABMiller for over US$100 billion. AB InBev is part owned by the men behind Brazilian private equity firm 3G Capital, who also own 51% of Burger King and 25% of KraftHeinz.
- SABMiller PLC
Previously the world's second largest brewer, until it was acquired by the world's largest brewer AB InBev in 2016 for over US$100 billion. SABMiller is a major bottler of Coca-Cola products and its beers dominate many markets throughout Africa and Asia. Bought Australian brewer Foster's Group in 2011 for A$9.9 billion.
- Grupo Modelo S.A.B. de C.V.
Mexico's #1 beer company, with 63% of the Mexican beer market. In 2012 Anheuser-Busch InBev bought the 50% of the company it didn't already own.
- Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc.
Brewer and aluminium can manufacturers and recyclers
Worlds #1 aluminium can recycler. One of the largest manufacturers of aluminum cans in the US. Makers of Budweiser beer. Acquired by InBev in 2008 for US$52 billion, to become the world's largest brewer (overtaking SABMiller). Sold its theme park division in 2009 to The Blackstone Group.
- AB InBev UK Ltd
AB InBev's UK subsidiary, which operates three breweries around England.
Restaurant Brands International Inc (35% owned)
Fast food company
In 2014 Burger King merged with the Canadian coffee shop and restaurant chain Tim Hortons. World's 3rd largest fast food company, with over 19,000 restaurants in nearly 100 countries.
- Burger King Corporation
Fast food restaurants (franchise)
World's #2 fast food hamburger chain (after McDonalds).
|Address||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
Products / BrandsKraft Heinz (20% owned)
ABC Soy/Asian Sauce
Kraft Heinz Australia
AB InBev (23% owned)
Boddingtons Beer (imported)
Hoegaarden Beer (imported)
Leffe Beer (imported)
Corona Beer (imported)
Negra Modelo Beer (imported)
Pacifico Beer (imported)
Budweiser Beer (imported)