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In Deal Hunt, Big-Game Buffett Settles for Small Prey


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In Deal Hunt, Big-Game Buffett Settles for Small Prey

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323838204579000771419280540.html?mod=WSJ_hps_LEFTTopStories

 

 

Berkshire Hathaway Boss Trains His 'Elephant Gun' on Junior-Sized Targets With Larger Ones Scarce.

 

 

Warren Buffett hasn't fired his "elephant gun" much recently, but he has put his managers on the hunt for smaller prey.

 

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s BRKB +0.72%subsidiary operations collectively spent about $2.3 billion on 26 acquisitions last year, which the company says is a record amount. They have continued that streak this year, acquiring more than a dozen companies in the first half of 2013. Berkshire hasn't disclosed the amount spent by its subsidiaries on acquisitions this year.

 

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