Warren Buffett Does Deal Making Differently. Alleghany Acquisition Shows How.

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When it comes to acquisitions, Warren Buffett does things differently, and Berkshire Hathaway’s deal on Monday for Alleghany illustrates his unique approach.

The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (ticker: BRK. A and BRK. B) doesn’t use investment bankers, moves quickly, prefers to pay cash, and does his own research on potential targets.