“Three Firms Win Roles on Berkshire’s Largest Deal Ever” (The Am Law Daily)

November 3, 2009

An article in The Am Law Daily, “Three Firms Win Roles on Berkshire’s Largest Deal Ever,” noted SULLIVAN & CROMWELL LLP’s work on Berkshire Hathaway’s acquisition of 77 percent of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. (BNSF). S&C represented BNSF’s financial advisers Goldman Sachs and Evercore Partners in the deal, announced November 3. The Am Law Daily named the deal “the largest in Berkshire’s history,” reporting the total value of the transaction at $44 billion and noted that the deal is expected to close by the first quarter of next year.