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.
The Founding Partners of 3G Capital are Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Telles, Carlos Alberto Sicupira, Roberto Thompson, and Alex Behring, our Managing Partner, all of whom have together been investing in and operating businesses for several decades. The firm has offices in New York City and Rio de Janeiro.
Most recently, in March 2015, 3G Capital partnered with Berkshire Hathaway to announce the combination of H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group, forming the Kraft Heinz Company, following 3G and Berkshire’s acquisition of Heinz in June 2013. Previously, in December 2014, 3G Capital completed the combination of Burger King and Tim Hortons, forming Restaurant Brands International, following 3G’s acquisition of Burger King in October 2010. Affiliates of 3G’s Partners are meaningful shareholders of AB Inbev since 1989 and Lojas Americanas since 1983.