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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  • Warren Buffett Admits to Mistakes in Sokol Controversy
    At today's Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting ... when Sokol first revealed in January that he owned Lubrizol stock. "I obviously made a big mistake by not saying, 'Well when did you buy it,'" said Buffett. He called the Sokol situation ...
    04/30/2011 - 8:24 am | View Link
  • Warren Buffett Admits to Mistakes in Sokol Controversy
    At today's Berkshire Hathaway ... in shares of Lubrizol, which Berkshire eventually acquired. Apart from openly stating that Sokol violated the rules, Buffet also said he regretted the lack of initial outrage over the matter. From Dealbook's liveblog ...
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  • Buffett Bombshell: Who Is David Sokol?
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  • Potential Buffett Successor David Sokol Resigns Under Stock Trading Cloud
    The "good" news for Sokol is that two months later, Berkshire announced it would spend $9.7 billion to acquire Lubrizol, according to Dealbook ... Hathaway." This lawyer suggested that Sokol would be off the hook because he didn't know Berkshire was going ...
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  • Forget The Acquisition, Here's Where David Sokol Could Be In Trouble On Lubrizol
    On CNBC, DealBook's Andrew Ross ... of David Sokol's resignation from Berkshire Hathaway, and his trading in Lubrizol. Forgot for a moment the fact that Sokol owned shares of the company when Buffett decided to buy Lubrizol for $9 billion.
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  • David L. Sokol
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