(Bloomberg) – General Re, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. which won a license to open an Indian office in May, is seeking a larger slice of the world's fastest-growing reinsurance market.

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The unit plans to expand in health and life insurance, as well as explore opportunities in property and casualty cover, said Venkatesh Chakravarty, chief executive officer of General Reinsurance AG India Branch. The plan is to help clients develop new products, distribution channels and enter newer market segments, he said in an interview.

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