3G Capital is a global investment firm focused on long-term value, with a particular emphasis on maximizing the potential of brands and businesses. The firm and its partners have a strong history of operational excellence, board involvement, deep sector expertise, and an extensive global network. 3G Capital works in close partnership with management teams at its portfolio companies and places a strong emphasis on recruiting, developing and retaining top-tier talent.
Most recently, in June 2013, 3G Capital partnered with Berkshire Hathaway to complete the acquisition of H.J. Heinz Company®, one of the world’s leading producers of healthy, convenient and affordable foods. Previously, in October 2010, 3G Capital completed the acquisition of Burger King®, one of the most widely-recognized consumer brands in the world.
3G Capital was founded in late 2004, building on the original New York investment office of the firm's principals: Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Telles, and Carlos Alberto Sicupira. The firm has offices in New York City and Rio de Janeiro.