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Berkshire Hathaway apt to be one of Goldman’s top investors

OMAH — Warren Buffett’s company is likely to become one of the biggest shareholders in Goldman Sachs Group later this year, and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. won’t even have to part with any cash to do so.

Berkshire and Goldman said Tuesday that they had renegotiated an agreement giving Berkshire the right to buy 43.5 million shares of the investment bank for $115 per share. Now the 2008 deal will be settled with stock this fall.

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