Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of H. J. Heinz Company

     Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of H. J. Heinz Company

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WAYNE, Pa., Feb. 15, 2013

WAYNE, Pa., Feb.15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ryan & Maniskas, LLP
(www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/hnz) is investigating potential claims against the
board of directors of H. J. Heinz Company ("Heinz" or the "Company") (NYSE:
HNZ) concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of
law related to the Company's efforts to sell the Company to to a consortium
comprised of Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital in a transaction valued at
approximately $23 billion.

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Our investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other
violations of law related to the approval of the transaction by the Company's
board of directors; in particular, whether the Company undertook a fair
process to obtain fair consideration for all shareholders of Heinz. For more
information regarding our investigation, please contact Ryan & Maniskas, LLP
(Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire) toll-free at (877) 316-3218 or by email at
rmaniskas@rmclasslaw.com or visit: www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/hnz.

Under the terms of the transaction, Heinz shareholders will receive $72.50 for
each share of Heinz stock they own.

If you own shares of Heinz and would like to learn more about these claims or
if you wish to discuss these matters and have any questions concerning this
announcement or your rights, contact Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire toll-free at
(877) 316-3218 or to sign up online, visit: www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/hnz.
You may also email Mr. Maniskas at rmaniskas@rmclasslaw.com. For more
information about class action cases in general, please visit our website:
www.rmclasslaw.com.

Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is a national shareholder litigation firm. Ryan &
Maniskas, LLP is devoted to protecting the interests of individual and
institutional investors in shareholder actions in state and federal courts
nationwide.

CONTACT: Ryan & Maniskas, LLP
           Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire
           995 Old Eagle School Rd., Suite 311
           Wayne, PA 19087
           877-316-3218
           www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/hnz
           rmaniskas@rmclasslaw.com











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