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Kraft Heinz Receives Notification of Deficiency From Nasdaq Related to Delayed Filing of Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q

May 21, 2019 at 4:30 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2019-- The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) (“Kraft Heinz” or the “Company”) today announced that on May 17, 2019, as expected, Kraft Heinz received a standard notice from Nasdaq stating that, as a result of not having timely filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 30, 2019 (the "Form 10-Q"), Kraft Heinz continues to not be in compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1), which requires timely filing of periodic financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Kraft Heinz previously received an initial notice on March 15, 2019 related to the delay in timely filing its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2018 (the "Form 10-K").

Previously, Kraft Heinz timely submitted a plan to regain compliance to Nasdaq and in the notice received on May 17, 2019, Nasdaq also notified Kraft Heinz that it had been granted until September 11, 2019 to regain compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) by filing the Form 10-K and Form 10-Q and complying with certain other terms outlined in the notice. Kraft Heinz currently expects to cooperate with Nasdaq to comply with such terms.

These notices do not have any immediate effect on the listing or trading of Kraft Heinz’s common stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.


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Source: The Kraft Heinz Company

Michael Mullen (media)

Christopher Jakubik, CFA (investors)

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