Charlie Munger, the influential vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, has passed away at the age of 99.
Why it matters
Munger's passing marks the end of an era for Berkshire Hathaway and the investment community, as he played a pivotal role in shaping the company's investment strategy and success.
What the papers say
The Guardian highlights Munger's quick wit and influence on Buffett's investment strategy, while the New York Times focuses on his pivotal role in transforming Berkshire Hathaway. BBC News and Business Insider UK provide additional context and tributes to Munger's legacy.
How we got here
Charlie Munger, a trusted confidante of Warren Buffett, has been a key figure in Berkshire Hathaway's success for over five decades.
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Warren Edward Buffett is an American investor, business tycoon, and philanthropist, who is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.
Charles Thomas Munger is an American billionaire investor, businessman, former real estate attorney, architectural designer, and philanthropist.