List of assets owned by Berkshire Hathaway

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Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Public
Traded as NYSEBRK.A, NYSEBRK.B
S&P 500 Component
Industry Conglomerate
Founded Cumberland, Rhode Island,
U.S. (1839 (1839) as Valley Falls Company)
Founder Oliver Chace
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Warren Buffett
(Chairman, President & CEO)
Charlie Munger
(Vice Chairman)
Products Diversified investments, property and casualty insurance
Revenue Increase US$ 162.463 billion (2012)[1]
Increase US$ 022.236 billion (2012)[1]
Increase US$ 014.824 billion (2012)[1]
Total assets Increase US$ 427.452 billion (2012)[1]
Total equity Increase US$ 191.588 billion (2012)[1]
Number of employees
288,500 (Dec 2012)[1]
Subsidiaries List of subsidiaries
Website BerkshireHathaway.com

This is a list of assets owned by the multinational holding company Berkshire Hathaway, including private subsidiaries and large common stock holdings, as well as Berkshire's sizeable cash position.

Cash and equivalents[edit]

As of August 4, 2014, Berkshire Hathaway had $55.5 billion in cash and cash equivalents.[2]

Subsidiaries[edit]

Company Sector Ownership % Acquisition Date Notes
GEICO Insurance and Finance 100% 1996-08-26 (August 26, 1996)
Applied Underwriters Insurance and Finance 100% 2004-05-22 (May 22, 2004)
General Re Insurance and Finance 100% 1995-12-21 (December 21, 1995)
Kansas Bankers Surety Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1998-04-10 (April 10, 1998)
National Indemnity Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1967-03 (March, 1967) [3]
United States Liability Insurance Group Insurance and Finance 75% 2000-08-08 (August 8, 2000) [4]
Central States Indemnity Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1992-10-20 (October 20, 1992)
Wesco Financial Corporation Insurance and Finance 100% 1978 [5]
Dairy Queen Food and Beverage 99% 1997-10-21 (October 21, 1997)
Mars, Incorporated Food and Beverage Undisclosed 2008-03-28(March 28, 2008 via the purchase of Wrigley Company by Mars, Incorporated
The Pampered Chef Food and Beverage 100% 2002-09-23 (September 23, 2002)
See's Candies Food and Beverage 100% 1972-01-03 (January 3, 1972)
H. J. Heinz Company Food and Beverage 50% 2013-02-14 (February 14, 2013) [6]
Fechheimer Brothers Company Clothing 100% 1986
Fruit of the Loom Clothing 99% 2002-04-30 (April 30, 2002)
Garan Children's Clothing Clothing 100% 2002-09-04 (September 4, 2002)
H.H. Brown Shoe Group Clothing 100% 1991-07-01 (July 1, 1991)
Justin Brands Clothing 100% 2000-08-01 (August 1, 2000)
CORT Business Services Furniture Related 100% 2000-01-14 (January 14, 2000)
Jordan's Furniture Furniture Related 100% 1999-10-11 (October 11, 1999)
Larson-Juhl Furniture Related 100% 2001-12-17 (December 17, 2001)
Nebraska Furniture Mart Furniture Related 80% 1983
RC Willey Home Furnishings Furniture Related 1995
Star Furniture Furniture Related 100% 1997-07-14 (July 14, 1997)
Acme Brick Company Materials and Construction 100% 2000-08-01 (August 1, 2000)
Benjamin Moore & Co. Materials and Construction 100% 2001-01-01 (January 1, 2001)
Clayton Homes Materials and Construction 100% 2007-05-10 (May 10, 2007)
ISCAR Metalworking Materials and Construction 100% 2006-05-08 (May 8, 2006)
Johns Manville Materials and Construction 100% 2001-02-27 (February 27, 2001)
MiTek Materials and Construction 90% 2001-06-12 (June 12, 2001) [7] Other 10% owned by MiTek management
Precision Steel Warehouse, Inc. Materials and Construction 100% 1979 [8]
Shaw Industries Materials and Construction 2002-01-21 (January 21, 2002) [9]
The Buffalo News Media 100% 1977-04 (April, 1977)
Business Wire Media 100% 2006-03-01 (March 1, 2006)
Omaha World-Herald Media 100% 2011-12 (December 2011) [10]
XTRA Lease Logistics 100% 2001-09-20 (September 20, 2001)
McLane Company Logistics 100% 2003-05-23 (May 23, 2003)
Ben Bridge Jewelers Luxury Items 100% 2000-07-18 (July 18, 2000)
Borsheim's Fine Jewelry Luxury Items 100% 1989
Helzberg Diamonds Luxury Items 100% 1995
Scott Fetzer Company Other 100% 1985
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Utilities 89.8% 1999-03-26 (March 26, 1999)
NetJets Business Services 100% 1998
NetJets Europe Business Services 100% 1998
FlightSafety International Business Services 100% 1997
CTB Inc. Capital Goods 100% 2002
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. Railroads and Logistics 100% 2010-02-12 (February 12, 2010)
Blue Chip Stamps Other 100% 1983-03 (March 1983)
SE Homes Materials and Construction 100% 2007
Cavalier Homes Materials and Construction 100% 2008
Lubrizol Chemicals 100% 2011 (September 16, 2011)
BoatUS Insurance 2007-08
Brooks Sports Apparel 100% 2006-08-02 (August 2, 2006)
Forest River (company) Materials and Construction 100% 2005-08-31 (August 31, 2005)
Duracell Household Products 100% 2014-11-13 (November 13, 2014)
Oriental Trading Company Toy Party Craft 100% 2012
Berkshire Hathaway Automotive Autosales 90% 9 March 2015[11] Renamed from Van Tuyl Group

Minority holdings[edit]

Company Ticker Sector Ownership % # of Shares Value Record date
American Express NYSEAXP Insurance and Finance 14.88 151,610,700 $11,698MM 31 December 2014[12]
Bank of New York Mellon Corp NYSEBK Insurance and Finance 1.93 22,012,603 $943MM 31 December 2014[12]
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company NYSECBI Energy 9.85 10,701,110 $528MM 31 December 2014[12]
Charter Communications, Inc. NYSECHTR Information 5.53 6,198,237 $1,167MM 31 December 2014[12]
Costco Wholesale Corporation NYSECOST Retail 0.98 4,333,363 $626MM 31 December 2014[12]
NOW Inc NYSEDNOW Oil & Gas 1.67 1,825,569 $43.5MM 31 December 2014[12]
DIRECTV NYSEDTV Entertainment 6.24 31,353,468 $2,861MM 31 December 2014[12]
DaVita NYSEDVA Health 17.87 38,565,570 $3,187MM 31 December 2014[12]
John Deere NYSEDE Manufacturing 5.04 17,096,886 $1,536MM 31 December 2014[12]
General Electric NYSEGE Diversified 0.11 10,585,502 $286MM 31 December 2014[12]
Graham Holdings Company NYSEGHC Media 1.85 107,575 $111MM 31 December 2014[12]
General Motors NYSEGM Manufacturing 2.55 41,000,000 $1,456MM 31 December 2014[12]
Goldman Sachs NYSEGS Banking 2.92 12,631,531 $2,508MM 31 December 2014[12]
IBM NYSEIBM Technology 7.82 76,971,817 $13,424MM 31 December 2014[12]
Johnson and Johnson NYSEJNJ Retail 0.01 327,100 $33MM 31 December 2014[12]
Coca-Cola NYSEKO Retail 9.16 400,000,000 $16,196MM 31 December 2014[12]
Kraft Foods Group Inc NYSEKRFT Food and Drink 0.03 192,666 $16MM 31 December 2014[12]
Liberty Global A Class NYSELBTYA Banking 5.04 10,816,324 $566MM 31 December 2014[12]
Liberty Global C Class NYSELBTYK Banking 1.31 7,346,968 $626MM 31 December 2014[12]
Lee Enterprises NYSELEE Media 0.16 88,863 $271,921 31 December 2014[12]
Liberty Media A Class NYSELMCA Media 1.17 4,000,000 $157MM 31 December 2014[12]
Liberty Media C Class NYSELMCK Media 2.33 8,000,000 $310MM 31 December 2014[12]
MasterCard NYSEMA Banking 0.47 5,399,756 $490MM 31 December 2014[12]
Media General NYSEMEG Media 3.57 4,646,220 $77MM 31 December 2014[12]
Moodys Corp NYSEMCO Information 12.21 24,669,778 $2,642MM 31 December 2014[12]
Mondelez International NYSEMDLZ Food and Drink 0.04 578,000 $23MM 31 December 2014[12]
M&T Bank Corp NYSEMTB Banking 4.05 5,382,040 $647MM 31 December 2014[12]
National Oilwell Varco Inc NYSENOV Oil and Gas 1.33 5,258,385 $278MM 31 December 2014[12]
Precision Castparts Corp NYSEPCP Manufacturing 2.01 2,853,688 $566MM 31 December 2014[12]
Procter & Gamble NYSEPG Retail 1.95 52,793,078 $4,206MM 31 December 2014[12]
Phillips 66 NYSEPSX Retail 1.21 6,567,600 $529MM 31 December 2014[12]
Restaurant Brands International NYSEQSR Food and Drink  ??? 8,438,255 $352MM 31 December 2014[12]
Sanofi NYSESNY Health 0.15 3,905,875 $197MM 31 December 2014[12]
Suncor Energy NYSESU Energy 1.55 22,356,294 $733MM 31 December 2014[12]
Torchmark NYSETMK Insurance 5.00 6,353,727 $357MM 31 December 2014[12]
Twenty-First Century Fox A class NYSEFOXA Media 0.23 4,747,397 $164MM 31 December 2014[12]
UPS NYSEUPS Retail 0.01 59,400 $6MM 31 December 2014[12]
US Bancorp NYSEUSB Banking 4.49 80,094,497 $3,420MM 31 December 2014[12]
USG Corporation NYSEUSG Hombuilding 26.83 39,002,016 $1,064MM 31 December 2014[12]
Visa Inc NYSEV Banking 0.10 2,509,290 $167MM 31 December 2014[12]
Viacom B Class NYSEVIAB Media 2.13 8,634,190 $623MM 31 December 2014[12]
Verisk Analytics NYSEVRSK Media 0.99 1,563,434 $119MM 31 December 2014[12]
Verisign Inc NYSEVRSN Media 11.15 12,985,000 $832MM 31 December 2014[12]
Verizon Communications NYSEVZ Media 0.37 15,000,928 $757MM 31 December 2014[12]
WABCO Holdings, Inc. NYSEWBC Manufacturing 6.95 40,076,325 $508MM 31 December 2014[12]
Wells Fargo and Co NYSEWFC Banking 9.01 463,458,123 $25,527MM 31 December 2014[12]
Wal-Mart Stores Inc NYSEWMT Retail 1.87 60,385,293 $4,700MM 31 December 2014[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Berkshire Hathaway, Form 10-K, Annual Report, Filing Date Mar 1, 2013" (PDF). secdatabase.com. Retrieved 2013-03-01. 
  2. ^ Buhayar, Noah (4 August 2014). "Buffett Waits on Fat Pitch as Cash Hoard Tops $50 Billion". Bloomberg.com. 
  3. ^ "National Indemnity - About Us". Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  4. ^ "Berkshire Business Group Statements - Unaudited". Berkshirehathaway.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  5. ^ "Chairman's Letter - 1978". Berkshirehathaway.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  6. ^ "H.J. Heinz Company Enters Into Agreement to Be Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital". Heinz Press Room. 2014-02-14. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  7. ^ "Acquisition of MiTek Inc". Berkshirehathaway.com. 2001-06-12. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  8. ^ "About Precision Steel Warehouse - Precision Steel Warehouse". Precisionsteel.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  9. ^ "Berkshire Acquires Additional 12.7% Interest in Shaw Industries, Inc". Berkshirehathaway.com. 2002-01-21. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  10. ^ "Omaha.com". Owh.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  11. ^ http://www.autonews.com/article/20150310/RETAIL07/150319987/berkshire-hathaway-completes-van-tuyl-acquisition
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au "Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio Tracker". CNBC. 

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