Berkshire Hathaway News

Berkshire’s Specialty Insurer to Sell Business-Crisis Coverage

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will begin selling coverage through its specialty insurance unit to businesses to help manage costs of responding to reputation-damaging events. The new coverage provides as much as $100,000 to hire a crisis-management consulting firm to …

S&P Cuts Berkshire Hathaway Rating by One Notch to ‘AA’

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s on Thursday cut its rating on Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the insurance and industrial conglomerate controlled by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, by one notch, citing the company’s reliance on its insurance operations for dividend income. …