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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A) (NYSE: BRK.B) Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett and Oriental Trading Company President and CEO Sam Taylor today announced that Berkshire Hathaway will acquire Omaha-based Oriental Trading Company. The company is the nation's largest direct retailer of value-priced party supplies, arts and crafts, school supplies, toys and novelties.

The transaction is expected to close by the end of November and is subject to the termination of the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and other customary closing conditions.

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