Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A -2.3%) will sell $8 billion in debt to help finance its purchase of...

|By:, SA News Editor

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A -2.3%) will sell $8 billion in debt to help finance its purchase of Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNI). The offering, expected to be priced later today, would be more than double the size of Berkshire's largest investment-grade bond.