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Buffett eyeing Deere, Henkel?

Posted: 5/8/2012 | Views: 433
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. chief executive officer, said the $204 billion company he built will continue to grow and that his $34 billion purchase of Burlington Northern Santa Fe completed in 2010 “will not be the limit.”

While Buffett recently passed on a $22 billion deal, Deere, the largest maker of agricultural equipment, and Henkel, the German maker of Loctite superglue, are among 24 companies similar to Burlington Northern in size that meet the takeover criteria in Berkshire’s annual report, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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