List of assets owned by Berkshire Hathaway

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Berkshire Hathaway
Formerly called
Valley Falls Company
(1839-1955)
Public
Traded as Class A NYSEBRK.A
Class B NYSEBRK.B
S&P 500 Component (BRK.B)
Industry Conglomerate
Founded Cumberland, Rhode Island, United States
1839; 177 years ago (1839)
Founder Oliver Chace
Headquarters Kiewit Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Warren Buffett
(Chairman, President & CEO)
Charlie Munger
(Vice Chairman)
Marc Hamburg
(CFO and Senior VP)[1]
Products Diversified investments
property and casualty insurance
Utilities
Restaurant
Food processing
Aerospace
Media
Toys
Automotive
Sporting goods
Consumer Products
Internet
Revenue Increase US$ 210.82 billion (2015)[2]
Increase US$ 34.94 billion (2015)[2]
Increase US$ 24.08 billion (2015)[2]
Total assets Increase US$ 552.25 billion (2015)[2]
Total equity Increase US$ 255.55 billion (2015)[2]
Number of employees
331,000 (2015)[2]
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 5, 2016, Berkshire Hathaway had $72.68 billion in cash and cash equivalents.[3]

Operating subsidiaries[edit]

Company Sector Ownership % Acquisition Date (YYYY/MM/DD) Notes
Acme Brick Company Materials and Construction 100% 2000/08/01[4]
Applied Underwriters Insurance and Finance 100% 2006/05/22[5]
Ben Bridge Jeweler Luxury Items 100% 2000/07/18
Benjamin Moore & Co. Materials and Construction 100% 2001/01/01[6]
Berkshire Hathaway Assurance Bond Insurance 100% 2007/12/01
Berkshire Hathaway Automotive Autosales 90% 2015/05/09[7] Renamed from Van Tuyl Group
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Utilities 89.8% 1999/03/26 Renamed from Mid-American Energy Holdings
BoatUS Insurance 2007/07/27
Borsheim's Fine Jewelry Luxury Items 100% 1989/01/01
Brooks Sports Apparel 100% 2006/08/02
The Buffalo News Media 100% 1977/04/01
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. Railroads and Logistics 100% 2010/02/12
Business Wire Media 100% 2006/03/01
Cavalier Homes Materials and Construction 100% 2008/01/01
Central States Indemnity Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1992/10/20
Charter Brokerage Logistics 100% 2014/12/12[8]
Clayton Homes Materials and Construction 100% 2007/05/10
CORT Business Services Furniture Related 100% 2000/01/14
CTB Inc. Capital Goods 100% 2002/01/01
Dairy Queen Food and Beverage 99% 1997/10/21
Duracell Household Products 100% 2014/11/13 Agreement. Actual transition in 2015.[9]
Fechheimer Brothers Company Clothing 100% 1986/01/01
FlightSafety International Business Services 100% 1997/01/01
Forest River Materials and Construction 100% 2005/08/31
Fruit of the Loom Clothing 99% 2002/04/30
Garan, Inc. Clothing 100% 2002/09/04
GEICO Insurance and Finance 100% 1996/08/26
General Re Insurance and Finance 100% 1995/12/21
Helzberg Diamonds Luxury Items 100% 1995/01/01
H.H. Brown Shoe Group Clothing 100% 1991/07/01
International Metalworking Companies (IMC) Materials and Construction 100% 2006/05/08
Johns Manville Materials and Construction 100% 2001/02/27
Jordan's Furniture Furniture Related 100% 1999/10/11
Justin Brands Clothing 100% 2000/08/01
Kansas Bankers Surety Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1998/04/10
Larson-Juhl Furniture Related 100% 2001/12/17
Louis Motor Motorcycles 100% 2015/02/20
Lubrizol Chemicals 100% 2011/09/16
Marmon Group Diversified Holding Company 99% 2008/01/01
McLane Company Logistics 100% 2003/05/23
Medical Protective Liability Insurance 100% 2005/01/01
MiTek Materials and Construction 90% 2001/06/12 [10] Other 10% owned by MiTek management
National Indemnity Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1967/03/01 [11]
Nebraska Furniture Mart Furniture Related 80% 1983/01/01
NetJets Business Services 100% 1998/01/01
NetJets Europe Business Services 100% 1998/01/01
Omaha World-Herald Media 100% 2011/12/01 [12]
Oriental Trading Company Toy Party Craft 100% 2012/01/01
The Pampered Chef Food and Beverage 100% 2002/09/23
Precision Castparts Corp. Aerospace and Defense 100% 2016/01/29
Precision Steel Warehouse, Inc. Materials and Construction 100% 1979/01/01 [13]
RC Willey Home Furnishings Furniture Related 1995/01/01
Richline Group Wholesale and Manufacturing 100% 2007/05/01 [14]
Russell Brands Sports Equipment Manufacturer 100% 2006/01/01 A division of Fruit of the Loom
Scott Fetzer Company Other 100% 1985/01/01
See's Candies Food and Beverage 100% 1972/01/03
SE Homes Materials and Construction 100% 2007/01/01
Shaw Industries Materials and Construction 2002/01/21 [15]
Star Furniture Furniture Related 100% 1997/07/14
TTI, Inc. Electronic Component Distribution 100% 2007/03/30
United States Liability Insurance Group Insurance and Finance 75% 2000/08/08 [16]
Wesco Financial Corporation Insurance and Finance 100% 1978/01/01 [17]
WPLG-TV Media 100% 2014/07/01[18]
XTRA Lease Logistics 100% 2001/09/20

Minority holdings[edit]

Company Ticker Sector Ownership % # of Shares Value Record date
American Express NYSEAXP Insurance and Finance 15.86 151,610,700 $9,139MM 31 December 2015[19]
Apple NASDAQAAPL Technology 0.18 9,810,000 $1,100MM 16 May 2016[20]
AT&T NYSET Telecommunications 0.75 46,577,138 $1,820MM 31 December 2015[19]
Axalta Coating Systems NYSEAXTA Manufacturing 9.76 23,324,000 $670MM 31 December 2015[19]
Bank of New York Mellon Corp NYSEBK Insurance and Finance 1.88 20,112,212 $751MM 31 December 2015[19]
Charter Communications, Inc. NYSECHTR Information 9.33 10,281,603 $2,037MM 31 December 2015[19]
Costco Wholesale Corporation NYSECOST Retail 1.00 4,333,363 $662MM 31 December 2015[19]
NOW Inc NYSEDNOW Oil and Gas 1.68 1,825,569 $33MM 31 December 2015[19]
DaVita NYSEDVA Health 18.58 38,565,570 $2,757MM 31 December 2015[19]
John Deere NYSEDE Manufacturing 7.31 22,884,150 $1,835MM 31 December 2015[19]
General Electric NYSEGE Diversified 0.11 10,585,502 $333MM 31 December 2015[19]
Graham Holdings Company NYSEGHC Media 1.89 107,575 $52MM 31 December 2015[19]
General Motors NYSEGM Manufacturing 3.27 50,000,000 $1,551MM 31 December 2015[19]
Goldman Sachs NYSEGS Banking 2.61 10,959,519 $1,688MM 31 December 2015[19]
IBM NYSEIBM Technology 8.29 81,033,450 $12,025MM 31 December 2015[19]
Johnson and Johnson NYSEJNJ Retail 0.01 327,100 $35MM 31 December 2015[19]
Coca-Cola NYSEKO Food and Drink 9.20 400,000,000 $18,316MM 31 December 2015[19]
The Kraft Heinz Company NYSEKHC Food and Drink 26.92 325,634,818 $25,321MM 31 December 2015[19]
Kinder Morgan NYSEKMI Oil and Gas 1.17 26,533,525 $473MM 31 December 2015[19]
Liberty Global A Class NYSELBTYA Telecommunication and Media 5.18 13,061,435 $482MM 31 December 2015[19]
Liberty Global C Class NYSELBTYK Telecommunication and Media 1.25 7,714,316 $278MM 31 December 2015[19]
Lee Enterprises NYSELEE Media 0.16 88,863 $0.153MM 31 December 2015[19]
Liberty Media A Class NYSELMCA Media 2.36 7,800,000 $299MM 31 December 2015[19]
Liberty Media C Class NYSELMCK Media 4.55 15,386,257 $577MM 31 December 2015[19]
MasterCard NYSEMA Financial Services 0.47 5,229,756 $477MM 31 December 2015[19]
Media General NYSEMEG Media 2.69 3,471,309 $56MM 31 December 2015[19]
Moodys Corp NYSEMCO Information 12.84 24,669,778 $2,294MM 31 December 2015[19]
Mondelēz International NYSEMDLZ Food and Drink 0.04 578,000 $23MM 31 December 2015[19]
M&T Bank Corp NYSEMTB Banking 3.40 5,382,040 $599MM 31 December 2015[19]
Phillips 66 NYSEPSX Energy 14.53 76,375,375 $6,610MM 23 May 2016[19]
Restaurant Brands International NYSEQSR Food and Drink 4.17 8,438,225 $323MM 31 December 2015[19]
Sanofi NYSESNY Health 0.15 3,905,875 $196MM 31 December 2015[19]
Suncor Energy NYSESU Energy 0.15 3,905,875 $151MM 31 December 2015[19]
Suncor Energy TWSE: SU Oil and Gas 1.89 30,000,000 $814MM 31 December 2015[19]
Torchmark NYSETMK Insurance 5.3 6,353,727 $346MM 31 December 2015[19]
Twenty-First Century Fox A class NYSEFOXA Media 0.47 8,951,869 $250MM 31 December 2015[19]
UPS NYSEUPS Retail 0.01 59,400 $6MM 31 December 2015[19]
US Bancorp NYSEUSB Banking 4.95 85,063,167 $3,461MM 31 December 2015[19]
USG Corporation NYSEUSG Homebuilding 27.25 39,002,016 $927MM 31 December 2015[19]
Visa Inc NYSEV Financial Services 0.41 9,885,160 $733MM 31 December 2015[19]
Verisk Analytics NYSEVRSK Media 0.93 1,563,434 $122MM 31 December 2015[19]
Verisign Inc NYSEVRSN Technology 11.81 12,985,000 $1,149MM 31 December 2015[19]
Verizon Communications NYSEVZ Media 0.36 15,000,928 $801MM 31 December 2015[19]
WABCO Holdings, Inc. NYSEWBC Manufacturing 5.87 3,331,215 $349MM 31 December 2015[19]
Wells Fargo and Co NYSEWFC Banking 9.65 479,704,270 $23,357MM 31 December 2015[19]
Wal-Mart Stores Inc NYSEWMT Retail 1.74 56,185,293 $3,826MM 31 December 2015[19]

Former subsidiaries[edit]

Company Sector Ownership % Disposal Date Notes
H. J. Heinz Company Foods 52.5% 2 July 2015 Merged into Kraft-Heinz

References[edit]

  1. ^ Company Info Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Wall Street Journal, September 3, 2015
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 2015 Annual Report Form (10-K)" (XBRL). United States Securities and Exchange Commission. February 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.cnbc.com/2016/08/05/berkshire-hathaway-reports-second-quarter-earnings.html
  4. ^ https://www.brick.com/aboutus/history.htm
  5. ^ http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/news/may2206.html
  6. ^ http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/news/jan0201.html
  7. ^ http://www.autonews.com/article/20150310/RETAIL07/150319987/berkshire-hathaway-completes-van-tuyl-acquisition
  8. ^ "Berkshire Hathaway buys Charter Brokerage". Fortune. Retrieved 2016-04-25. 
  9. ^ "Berkshire Hathaway to acquire the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble" (PDF). Berkshire Hathaway. 2014-11-03. 
  10. ^ "Acquisition of MiTek Inc". Berkshirehathaway.com. 2001-06-12. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  11. ^ "National Indemnity - About Us". Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  12. ^ "Omaha.com". Owh.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  13. ^ "About Precision Steel Warehouse - Precision Steel Warehouse". Precisionsteel.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  14. ^ "Bel-Oro International and Aurafin to be Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway". BershireHathaway.com. Retrieved 2015-08-10. 
  15. ^ "Berkshire Acquires Additional 12.7% Interest in Shaw Industries, Inc". Berkshirehathaway.com. 2002-01-21. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  16. ^ "Berkshire Business Group Statements - Unaudited". Berkshirehathaway.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  17. ^ "Chairman's Letter - 1978". Berkshirehathaway.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  18. ^ "Graham Holdings and Berkshire Hathaway Complete Deal for Berkshire Hathaway to Acquire WPLG-TV" (PDF). Berkshire Hathaway. 2014-07-01. 
  19. ^ 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 "Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio Tracker". CNBC. 
  20. ^ http://money.cnn.com/2016/05/16/investing/warren-buffett-berkshire-hathaway-apple/index.html?iid=hp-stack-dom

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