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
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]
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
Acme Brick Company Materials and Construction 100% 2000-08-01 (August 1, 2000)
Applied Underwriters Insurance and Finance 100% 2004-05-22 (May 22, 2004)
Ben Bridge Jewelers Luxury Items 100% 2000-07-18 (July 18, 2000)
Benjamin Moore & Co. Materials and Construction 100% 2001-01-01 (January 1, 2001)
Berkshire Hathaway Automotive Autosales 90% 9 March 2015[3] Renamed from Van Tuyl Group
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Utilities 89.8% 1999-03-26 (March 26, 1999)
Blue Chip Stamps Other 100% 1983-03 (March 1983)
BoatUS Insurance 2007-08
Borsheim's Fine Jewelry Luxury Items 100% 1989
Brooks Sports Apparel 100% 2006-08-02 (August 2, 2006)
The Buffalo News Media 100% 1977-04 (April, 1977)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. Railroads and Logistics 100% 2010-02-12 (February 12, 2010)
Business Wire Media 100% 2006-03-01 (March 1, 2006)
Cavalier Homes Materials and Construction 100% 2008
Central States Indemnity Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1992-10-20 (October 20, 1992)
Clayton Homes Materials and Construction 100% 2007-05-10 (May 10, 2007)
CORT Business Services Furniture Related 100% 2000-01-14 (January 14, 2000)
CTB Inc. Capital Goods 100% 2002
Dairy Queen Food and Beverage 99% 1997-10-21 (October 21, 1997)
Duracell Household Products 100% 2014-11-13 (November 13, 2014)
Fechheimer Brothers Company Clothing 100% 1986
FlightSafety International Business Services 100% 1997
Forest River (company) Materials and Construction 100% 2005-08-31 (August 31, 2005)
Fruit of the Loom Clothing 99% 2002-04-30 (April 30, 2002)
Garan Children's Clothing Clothing 100% 2002-09-04 (September 4, 2002)
GEICO Insurance and Finance 100% 1996-08-26 (August 26, 1996)
General Re Insurance and Finance 100% 1995-12-21 (December 21, 1995)
Helzberg Diamonds Luxury Items 100% 1995
H.H. Brown Shoe Group Clothing 100% 1991-07-01 (July 1, 1991)
H. J. Heinz Company Food and Beverage 52.5% 2013-02-14 (February 14, 2013) [4](June 18, 2015) [5]
ISCAR Metalworking Materials and Construction 100% 2006-05-08 (May 8, 2006)
Johns Manville Materials and Construction 100% 2001-02-27 (February 27, 2001)
Jordan's Furniture Furniture Related 100% 1999-10-11 (October 11, 1999)
Justin Brands Clothing 100% 2000-08-01 (August 1, 2000)
Kansas Bankers Surety Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1998-04-10 (April 10, 1998)
Larson-Juhl Furniture Related 100% 2001-12-17 (December 17, 2001)
Lubrizol Chemicals 100% 2011 (September 16, 2011)
McLane Company Logistics 100% 2003-05-23 (May 23, 2003)
MiTek Materials and Construction 90% 2001-06-12 (June 12, 2001) [6] Other 10% owned by MiTek management
National Indemnity Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1967-03 (March, 1967) [7]
Nebraska Furniture Mart Furniture Related 80% 1983
NetJets Business Services 100% 1998
NetJets Europe Business Services 100% 1998
Omaha World-Herald Media 100% 2011-12 (December 2011) [8]
Oriental Trading Company Toy Party Craft 100% 2012
The Pampered Chef Food and Beverage 100% 2002-09-23 (September 23, 2002)
Precision Steel Warehouse, Inc. Materials and Construction 100% 1979 [9]
RC Willey Home Furnishings Furniture Related 1995
Scott Fetzer Company Other 100% 1985
See's Candies Food and Beverage 100% 1972-01-03 (January 3, 1972)
SE Homes Materials and Construction 100% 2007
Shaw Industries Materials and Construction 2002-01-21 (January 21, 2002) [10]
Star Furniture Furniture Related 100% 1997-07-14 (July 14, 1997)
United States Liability Insurance Group Insurance and Finance 75% 2000-08-08 (August 8, 2000) [11]
Wesco Financial Corporation Insurance and Finance 100% 1978 [12]
XTRA Lease Logistics 100% 2001-09-20 (September 20, 2001)

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

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. ^ http://www.autonews.com/article/20150310/RETAIL07/150319987/berkshire-hathaway-completes-van-tuyl-acquisition
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ Marie Cabural (18 June 2015). "Berkshire Hathaway Becomes Majority Owner of H.J. Heinz Company". ValueWalk. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Acquisition of MiTek Inc". Berkshirehathaway.com. 2001-06-12. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  7. ^ "National Indemnity - About Us". Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  8. ^ "Omaha.com". Owh.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  9. ^ "About Precision Steel Warehouse - Precision Steel Warehouse". Precisionsteel.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  10. ^ "Berkshire Acquires Additional 12.7% Interest in Shaw Industries, Inc". Berkshirehathaway.com. 2002-01-21. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  11. ^ "Berkshire Business Group Statements - Unaudited". Berkshirehathaway.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  12. ^ "Chairman's Letter - 1978". Berkshirehathaway.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  13. ^ 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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