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Mars to acquire Wrigley

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Mars, the makers of M&M’s, announced a deal to acquire US firm Wrigley’s, best known for its chewing gum, for about $23 billion.

  • Mars is best known for its Milky WaySnickers, Starburst and M&Ms.
  • Wrigley’s principal brands include Spearmint Gum, Juicy Fruit and Orbit.

Billionaire Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway is helping finance the transaction.