As he so often does, Warren Buffett welcomed 40,000 visitors to the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting Saturday with a last minute $2.8 billion deal to acquire an electric transmission company in ... more 
As he so often does, Warren Buffett welcomed 40,000 visitors to the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting Saturday with a last minute $2.8 billion deal to acquire an electric transmission company in Alberta, Canada, that will further build out the holdings of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, an operation that owns Mid-American gas pipelines, wind energy infrastructure inn Iowa and operating utilities in Nevada and other western states. During the Omaha convention, Buffett also promised to make further acquisitions to build out the asset base of Berkshire Hathaway Energy up to a $50 billion transaction. less 
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