List of assets owned by Berkshire Hathaway

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Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Type 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(s) Oliver Chace
Headquarters Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
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]
Operating income Increase US$ 022.236 billion (2012)[1]
Net income 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]
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 June 30, 2011, Berkshire Hathaway had $49 billion in cash and cash equivalents.[2]

Subsidiaries[edit]

Company Sector Ownership % Acquisition Date
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 and Berkshire Hathaway)
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) (Other 10% owned by MiTek management) [7]
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 Corporation 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 Companies 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 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
Brooks Sports Apparel 100% 2006-08-02 (August 2, 2006)
Forest River (company) Materials and Construction 100% 2005-08-31 (August 31, 2005)

Significant minority holdings[edit]

Company Sector Ownership % Acquisition Date
American Express Insurance and Finance 14.2% 2005-08-08 (August 8, 2005)
DaVita Healthcare Partners Healthcare 17.65% 2012
M&T Bank Insurance and Finance 4.2% of common stock
Munich Re Insurance and Finance 11.2% 2010-02 (February 2010)
Anheuser-Busch Food and Beverage 9.8% 2005
The Coca-Cola Company Food and Beverage 9.1% 2009-06-20 (June 20, 2009)
Procter & Gamble Consumer Goods 1.93% 2005
IBM Technology 6.3% 2012
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking 2.8% 2013

More investments[edit]

Insurance and finance subsidiaries[edit]

Other subsidiaries[edit]

Common stock holdings[edit]

This includes outstanding stock as reported in the last SEC EDGAR filing (Form 13F), and the latest annual report.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Berkshire Hathaway, Form 10-K, Annual Report, Filing Date Mar 1, 2013". secdatabase.com. Retrieved 2013-03-01. 
  2. ^ "Berkshire Hathaway Inc.". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved 2014-06-12. 
  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. ^ Bradsher, Keith (2008-09-29). "Buffett Buys Stake in Chinese Battery Manufacturer". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-12. 
  12. ^ Swanson, Eric (2010-11-15). "Shareholder overview for KFT Kraft Food Inc.". Morningstar. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 

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