TITLE

Buffett bidding to buy bankrupt Burlington

AUTHOR(S)
Andrews, Susan M.
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;2/17/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the acquisition of Burlington Industries Inc. by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. in North Carolina. Role of Warren Buffet at Berkshire Hathaway; Opposition of WL Ross & Co. on the deal; Delay of the deal by the bankruptcy court.
ACCESSION #
9133127

 

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