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Buy assets or equity

Question: I am considering purchasing from a competing equipment dealer. I am told that I should buy the assets rather than the equity of the target business because, if I do, my business will not assume any of the seller's obligations.…

Review: Analyze equity

Every year for nearly half a century, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) has provided an annual letter to shareholders that discusses the gains it has produced for holders of its common stock. In 2012, according to his letter, that gain was…