BRADENTON, Fla. - As the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund Finance Corp. prepares to price $625 million of tax-exempt revenue bonds, the state-run nonprofit agency also is negotiating a $4 billion liquidity deal with Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

The Cat Fund expects to offer the $625 million fixed-rate deal next week but the sale is on a day-to-day schedule, according to Ben Watkins, director of the Florida Division of Bond Finance and a member of the Cat Fund Finance Corp. board.

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