Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett

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Goldman Sachs turned to Berkshire Hathaway in 2008 to bolster capital and shore up market confidence when shares plunged following the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Berkshire’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Warren Buffett invested $5 billion for a preferred holding and got warrants to buy $5 billion of stock for $115 a share.