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, Rail, Utilities, Energy, Retail, and Manufacturing
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 September 30, 2015, Berkshire Hathaway had $66.26 billion in cash and cash equivalents.[2]

Operating Subsidiaries[edit]

Company Sector Ownership % Acquisition Date (YYYY/MM/DD) Notes
Acme Brick Company Materials and Construction 100% 2000/08/01[3]
Applied Underwriters Insurance and Finance 100% 2006/05/22[4]
Ben Bridge Jewelers Luxury Items 100% 2000/07/18
Benjamin Moore & Co. Materials and Construction 100% 2001/01/01[5]
Berkshire Hathaway Assurance Bond Insurance 100% 2007/12/01
Berkshire Hathaway Automotive Autosales 90% 2015/05/09[6] 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
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 2016.
Fechheimer Brothers Company Clothing 100% 1986/01/01
FlightSafety International Business Services 100% 1997/01/01
Forest River (company) Materials and Construction 100% 2005/08/31
Fruit of the Loom Clothing 99% 2002/04/30
Garan Children's Clothing 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
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 [7] Other 10% owned by MiTek management
National Indemnity Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1967/03/01 [8]
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 [9]
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 [10]
RC Willey Home Furnishings Furniture Related 1995/01/01
Richline Group Wholesale and Manufacturing 100% 2007/05/01 [11]
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 [12]
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 [13]
Wesco Financial Corporation Insurance and Finance 100% 1978/01/01 [14]
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 15.40 151,610,700 $11,107MM 30 June 2015[15]
Axalta NYSEAXTA Manufacturing 8.46 20,000,000 £552MM 30 June 2015[15]
Bank of New York Mellon Corp NYSEBK Insurance and Finance 1.89 20,680,420 $861MM 30 June 2015[15]
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company NYSECBI Energy 8.77 9,326,921 $418MM 30 June 2015[15]
Charter Communications, Inc. NYSECHTR Information 7.59 8,514,678 $1,626MM 30 June 2015[15]
Costco Wholesale Corporation NYSECOST Retail 0.99 4,333,363 $685MM 30 June 2015[15]
NOW Inc NYSEDNOW Oil & Gas 1.70 1,825,569 $30MM 30 June 2015[15]
DIRECTV NYSEDTV Entertainment 6.24 31,353,468 $2,861MM 31 December 2014
DaVita NYSEDVA Health 17.90 38,565,570 $2,989MM 30 June 2015[15]
John Deere NYSEDE Manufacturing 5.27 17,310,090 $1,350MM 30 June 2015[15]
General Electric NYSEGE Diversified 0.10 10,585,502 $306MM 30 June 2015[15]
Graham Holdings Company NYSEGHC Media 1.84 107,575 $59MM 30 June 2015[15]
General Motors NYSEGM Manufacturing 2.63 41,000,000 $1,431MM 30 June 2015[15]
Goldman Sachs NYSEGS Banking 2.92 12,631,531 $2,366MM 30 June 2015[15]
IBM NYSEIBM Technology 8.20 79,565,115 $11,149MM 30 June 2015[15]
Johnson and Johnson NYSEJNJ Retail 0.01 327,100 $33MM 30 June 2015[15]
Coca-Cola NYSEKO Retail 9.20 400,000,000 $16,940MM 30 June 2015[15]
The Kraft Heinz Company NYSEKHC Food and Drink 26.83 325,442,152 $25,374MM 30 June 2015[15]
Liberty Global A Class NYSELBTYA Banking 4.10 10,342,793 $460MM 30 June 2015[15]
Liberty Global C Class NYSELBTYK Banking 1.19 7,346,968 $313MM 30 June 2015[15]
Lee Enterprises NYSELEE Media 0.16 88,863 $176,837 30 June 2015[15]
Liberty Media A Class NYSELMCA Media 1.23 4,000,000 $163MM 30 June 2015[15]
Liberty Media C Class NYSELMCK Media 2.35 8,000,000 $313MM 30 June 2015[15]
MasterCard NYSEMA Banking 0.47 5,229,756 $517MM 30 June 2015[15]
Media General NYSEMEG Media 3.64 4,646,220 $69MM 30 June 2015[15]
Moodys Corp NYSEMCO Information 12.32 24,669,778 $2,372MM 30 June 2015[15]
Mondelēz International NYSEMDLZ Food and Drink 0.04 578,000 $26MM 30 June 2015[15]
M&T Bank Corp NYSEMTB Banking 4.05 5,382,040 $647MM 30 June 2015[15]
Precision Castparts Corp NYSEPCP Manufacturing 3.06 4,200,792 $969MM 30 June 2015[15]
Procter & Gamble NYSEPG Retail 1.94 52,793,078 $4,033MM 30 June 2015[15]
Phillips 66 NYSEPSX Retail 13.7 72,290,000 $4,477MM 31 January 2016[16]
Restaurant Brands International NYSEQSR Food and Drink 4.17 8,438,255 $338MM 30 June 2015[15]
Sanofi NYSESNY Health 0.15 3,905,875 $196MM 30 June 2015[15]
Suncor Energy NYSESU Energy 1.54 22,354,294 $664MM 30 June 2015 [15]
Torchmark NYSETMK Insurance 5.08 6,353,727 $368MM 30 June 2015[15]
Twenty-First Century Fox A class NYSEFOXA Media 0.31 6,228,097 $191MM 30 June 2015[15]
UPS NYSEUPS Retail 0.01 59,400 $6MM 30 June 2015[15]
US Bancorp NYSEUSB Banking 4.83 85,063,167 $3,587MM 30 June 2015[15]
USG Corporation NYSEUSG Homebuilding 26.78 39,002,016 $919MM 30 June 2015[15]
Visa Inc NYSEV Banking 0.41 9,885,160 $767MM 30 June 2015[15]
Viacom B Class NYSEVIAB Media 1.41 5,646,721 $278MM 30 June 2015[15]
Verisk Analytics NYSEVRSK Media 0.92 1,563,434 $111MM 30 June 2015[15]
Verisign Inc NYSEVRSN Media 11.64 12,985,000 $1,046MM 30 June 2015[15]
Verizon Communications NYSEVZ Media 0.37 15,000,928 $703MM 30 June 2015[15]
WABCO Holdings, Inc. NYSEWBC Manufacturing 6.59 15,000,928 $703MM 30 June 2015[15]
Wells Fargo and Co NYSEWFC Banking 9.16 470,292,359 $25,466MM 30 June 2015[15]
Wal-Mart Stores Inc NYSEWMT Retail 1.88 60,385,293 $3,458MM 30 June 2015[15]

Former Subsidiaries[edit]

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

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