Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to acquire the specialty chemical company Lubrizol for $9 billion in cash in one of the largest acquisitions in the conglomerate's history.

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    "Under such circumstances, a marvelous business purchased at a fair sales price becomes a terrible buy. For gold valued ... chemical company Lubrizol Corp. in 2011. David Sokol, former chairman of several of Berkshire Hathaway’s subsidiaries, approached ...
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  • Warren Buffett Resource Page
    Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate is one of America’s largest companies ... At the age of just 14 he has saved more than $1,200 and used this money to buy 40 acres of farmland. In 1947, his senior, Buffett decided to invest $25 with a friend ...
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    It also highlights an almost unsolvable problem for his company, Berkshire Hathaway, and its shareholders ... fits the pattern established during the Burlington Northern and Lubrizol deals, where “neither board appeared to negotiate particularly hard.”
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  • Berkshire Hathaway
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American ... BNSF Railway, Lubrizol, Fruit of ... Berkshire obtained warrants allowing Berkshire to buy 700 million common ...
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  • Lubrizol Corporation
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  • Berkshire Hathaway in $9bn Lubrizol deal
    ... agreeing to buy Lubrizol, ... Just weeks after Mr Buffett told shareholders in Berkshire Hathaway ... The deal values the company at more than seven times ...
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