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Berkshire Is Said to Sound Out Investors on Yen Bond Deal

  • Maturities may be as long as 30 years, people familiar say
  • Issuers have turned to yen credit due to BOJ’s low rates
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Investors are being sounded out by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. about the sale of a potential multi-part yen bond offering, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter.   

The deal may include notes as long as 30 years, according to the people, who asked not to be identified because they’re not authorized to speak about it.