article The Boston-based Berkshire Hathaways billionaire Berkshire Hathies founder and CEO Warren Buffett is in the final stages of conversations with Berkshire Hathway founder and chairman Warren Buffett to explore opportunities in the financial services industry, according two people familiar with the matter.
The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to discuss the matter publicly.
Berkshire Hathans board of directors recently approved a merger with the investment company that would create the world’s largest private equity company.
Berkshire has not announced any discussions with the billionaire.
Buffett, who is in a long-term relationship with the actress Eva Longoria, is known for his philanthropic giving and philanthropic thinking, including in helping the former widow of President Donald Trump.
He was recently named one of Time magazine’s 50 Most Influential People.
In December, Buffett announced he was putting his own money into an online game called “DuckTales” to help children.
The game, which is now defunct, has raised $3.3 million since its launch in February.
Buffett is the third wealthiest person in the world, behind Gates and Zuckerberg, according the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
The news of Buffett’s talks with Buffett was first reported by Bloomberg.
The talks are part of the company’s continued effort to build out its global operations, which include a global retail and retail distribution network.
The company said it would invest $2 billion in expanding its U.S. operations and expanding its business in China and India.