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Jurgis

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Re: Next Berkshire acquisition speculation
« Reply #70 on: January 03, 2020, 07:11:49 AM »
I think BRK should buy Canada.  8)
There's definitely a match in terms of culture.  ;)
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Re: Next Berkshire acquisition speculation
« Reply #71 on: January 03, 2020, 07:44:01 AM »
Or Denmark  ;)

I think BRK should buy Canada.  8)
There's definitely a match in terms of culture.  ;)

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Re: Next Berkshire acquisition speculation
« Reply #72 on: January 03, 2020, 08:26:04 AM »
Or Denmark  ;)

I think BRK should buy Canada.  8)
There's definitely a match in terms of culture.  ;)

Might be able to get a 0% mortgage on Denmark :)

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Re: Next Berkshire acquisition speculation
« Reply #73 on: January 03, 2020, 08:47:09 AM »
I've always thought a company like Fastenal would plug in well with Berkshire. 

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Re: Next Berkshire acquisition speculation
« Reply #74 on: January 03, 2020, 10:34:21 AM »
I've always thought a company like Fastenal would plug in well with Berkshire.
I've always thought that middleman Express Scripts was a Berkshire acquisition in waiting as well as Fastenal.  Cigna bought them last year for $52B.

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Re: Next Berkshire acquisition speculation
« Reply #75 on: January 03, 2020, 10:51:06 AM »
With Buffett's and Munger's views on healthcare in US, I would be surprised if they would buy anything healthcare related.
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Re: Next Berkshire acquisition speculation
« Reply #76 on: January 08, 2020, 01:13:07 PM »
How big can Buffett go? I have my thoughts but would love some feedback.

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Re: Next Berkshire acquisition speculation
« Reply #77 on: January 08, 2020, 04:59:24 PM »
How big can Buffett go? I have my thoughts but would love some feedback.
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Re: Next Berkshire acquisition speculation
« Reply #78 on: January 08, 2020, 05:10:26 PM »
I've been saying he could pull off a deal for ExxonMobil by the time the deal would close.  I think that's a realistic 'stretch' goal.  Boeing is possible but unlikely at current valuation (but I would be happy to be proven wrong next month..)

How big can Buffett go? I have my thoughts but would love some feedback.

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Re: Next Berkshire acquisition speculation
« Reply #79 on: January 09, 2020, 06:00:55 AM »
How big can Buffett go? I have my thoughts but would love some feedback.

MSFT maybe?  Gates taking over as Chairman of the Board and Buffet remaining CEO until is no longer able then use whatever succession plan is already in place. And Nadella still running Microsoft.