Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway won't be bidding for the insurance unit of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, according to a report late today from Dow Jones Newswires.
It quotes Buffett's assistant, Debbie Bosanek, as saying, "Although we had looked at it, we are not participating in the bidding."
During a news conference at the Annual Shareholders Meeting in Omaha almost two weeks ago, Buffett had said Berkshire would take a look at the RBS unit, which is being sold to help rebuild the bank's capital position.
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