Berkshire Hathaway


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Berkshire Hathaway

A company that holds a wide variety of investments for shareholders. It was founded in 1839 as a textile manufacturing company. In 1962, Warren Buffett began buying its shares and eventually took a controlling stake in the company. Buffett expanded Berkshire Hathaway into insurance and used the proceeds to finance other investments. Buffett used the value investing philosophy in picking Berkshire's investments, which in general have been highly profitable. For example, these investments returned 76% to shareholders between 2000 and 2010. It often is held up as a primary example of the success of value investing.
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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) is to provide speciality and commercial insurance to its brokers and other companies with a focus on construction, energy, property, marine, casualty and executive and professional lines.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Groups offices have had a long tradition of serving as collection sites for Toys for Tots.
Omar continues to represent major commercial real estate transactions in Southern Nevada, helping businesses and community organizations like Veterans Village grow," said Mark Stark, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties.
27 July 2017 - The US Bankruptcy Court has adopted key hearing dates for future bankruptcy proceedings related to an offer by US-based Berkshire Hathaway Energy, a subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, to purchase Energy Future Holdings Corp.
This announcement brings the total number of Texas stakeholder groups that support Berkshire Hathaway Energy's proposed acquisition of Oncor to ten.
By joining forces with Berkshire Hathaway Energy, we will gain access to additional operational and financial resources as we continue to position Oncor to support the evolving energy needs of our state," he said in a statement.
On the heels of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' expansion into New York City earlier this year, the merger is a milestone in the company's strategy to grow its presence in the city's competitive luxury residential market.
Gaby Lapera: You know what we should do, we should start by talking about, how is Berkshire Hathaway doing?
A copy of the letter was also sent to Berkshire Hathaway board member and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, the other Berkshire Hathaway board members, and Adam Johnson, CEO of NetJets, Inc.
Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group also raised its earnings for the quarter to $1.
Duracell is a strong, global business with a great future ahead of it as part of the Berkshire Hathaway family," P&G president and chief executive officer David Taylor said in a statement.
14 June 2013 -- Omaha, USA-based conglomerate holding company Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE: BRK.

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