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Walter Scott, Buffett’s Friend and Business Partner, Dies at 90

  • His stake in Berkshire Hathaway Energy was worth billions
  • Generous philanthropist who improved Omaha’s quality of life
Walter Scott Jr.
Walter Scott Jr.Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Walter Scott Jr., the Omaha businessman and philanthropist who made a fortune teaming up with his friend Warren Buffett to buy electric utilities, has died. He was 90.

The Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation announced Scott died Saturday, without disclosing a cause of death.