How Berkshire Hathaway Got into Insurance Industry

(May 2, 2015) Warren Buffett explains how certain individuals he met over the course of his career led to Berkshire Hathaway’s success in the insurance industry.


Pricing Pressure on Reinsurance

(May 4, 2013) Warren Buffett explains why hedge funds are aggressively entering the reinsurance market and how this may have a negative effect on Berkshire Hathaway’s reinsurance businesses.

Impact of Catastrophic Event on Insurance Operation

(May 5, 1997) Warren #Buffett comments on the impact of insurance operation from the Hurricane Andrew. He stated that while Berkshire Hathaway exposes to large payouts on the insurance policy from catastrophic event, #Berkshire Hathaway is expected to make money from the underwriting over the long term.

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