Regulators approve Berkshire's acquisition of Alleghany
Warren Buffett's biggest deal since 2016 is set to be completed next week.
In a news release late today, Berkshire Hathaway said its planned $11.6 billion acquisition of Alleghany has been cleared by regulators and is now scheduled to be formally completed on October 19.
When it was announced in March, Buffett said that Berkshire would be "perfect permanent home" for the New York-based insurer, "a company that I have closely observed for 60 years."
Berkshire portfolio's Q3 scorecard
It was a difficult summer for stocks on Wall Street, with the benchmark S&P 500 index falling 5.3% in the third quarter.
The dollar value of Berkshire's disclosed stock portfolio did a bit better, dropping around 4.7%.
Here's how the prices of the individual stocks held as of September 30 did during the quarter:
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