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Berkshire has been involved in 190 M&A deals since 2000, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. (AP Photo)

(Bloomberg Gadfly) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is diving deeper into its core competency: insurance. 

On Monday, the Omaha-based conglomerate agreed to buy Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Co., a New York underwriter of medical professional liability insurance, in a deal worth an estimated $2.7 billion. Then on Tuesday, Berkshire announced its entry into transactional liability insurance, which covers the risks and uncertainties associated with mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions.

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