Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported its second-quarter financial results Friday night, noting bond insurer subsidiary Berkshire Hathaway Assurance Corp. had written premiums totaling $210 million through the first half of 2008, $110 million in the second quarter.

Much of that came in the secondary market, as Berkshire Hathaway Assurance had wrapped just two new issues with a par value of $361.2 million through the first half of the year, according to Thomson Reuters data. Berkshire Hathaway Assurance had $4.4 billion in net par outstanding as of March 31, according to Moody's Investors Service.

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