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Warren Buffett dips a toe into the troubled EU periphery, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) paying...

Warren Buffett dips a toe into the troubled EU periphery, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) paying Spain's CaixaBank €600M for the future cash flow from its portfolio of life insurance policies. For Caixa, the reinsurance deal provides a one-off gain of €524M, boosting its capital. For Berkshire, it's getting an income stream hopefully isolated from Spain's economic troubles.
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  • CDooge
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    Emphasis on the word "hopefully." Economic collapse is not good for life expectancy, Warren.
    30 Nov 2012, 12:57 PM Reply Like
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