Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) is reportedly interested in acquiring assets that Italian insurer...

|About: Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A)|By:, SA News Editor

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) is reportedly interested in acquiring assets that Italian insurer Unipol (UGFNY.OB) must sell as part of a rescue of peer company Fondiaria-SAI. Berkshire faces competition for the assets, which have premiums of €1.7B, from Allianz (AZSEY.PK), Axa (AXAHY.PK) and Aviva (AV), among others. Non-binding offers are expected on Friday.