Case 1 Warren Buffet to Case 4 Case Studies in Finance Book

Warren E. Buffet, the chairperson and chief executive officer (CEO) of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., announced that MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company wanted to acquire the electric utility PacificCorp. The acquisition of this company had renewed public interest in its sponsor, even though his net worth is about $44 billion and also he and other insiders controlled 41.8% of Berkshire.