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

As of December 30, 2015, Berkshire Hathaway had $66.26 billion in cash and cash equivalents.[2]

Operating Subsidiaries

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 Jeweler 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
Charter Brokerage Logistics 100% 2014/12/12[7]
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.[8]
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, 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
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 [9] Other 10% owned by MiTek management
National Indemnity Company Insurance and Finance 100% 1967/03/01 [10]
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 [11]
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 [12]
RC Willey Home Furnishings Furniture Related 1995/01/01
Richline Group Wholesale and Manufacturing 100% 2007/05/01 [13]
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 [14]
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 [15]
Wesco Financial Corporation Insurance and Finance 100% 1978/01/01 [16]
WPLG-TV Media 100% 2014/07/01[17]
XTRA Lease Logistics 100% 2001/09/20

Minority holdings

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[18]
Apple NASDAQAAPL Technology 0.18 9,810,000 $1,100MM 16 May 2016[19]
AT&T NYSET Telecommunications 0.75 46,577,138 $1,820MM 31 December 2015[18]
Axalta NYSEAXTA Manufacturing 9.76 23,324,000 $670MM 31 December 2015[18]
Bank of New York Mellon Corp NYSEBK Insurance and Finance 1.88 20,112,212 $751MM 31 December 2015[18]
Charter Communications, Inc. NYSECHTR Information 9.33 10,281,603 $2,037MM 31 December 2015[18]
Costco Wholesale Corporation NYSECOST Retail 1.00 4,333,363 $662MM 31 December 2015[18]
NOW Inc NYSEDNOW Oil and Gas 1.68 1,825,569 $33MM 31 December 2015[18]
DaVita NYSEDVA Health 18.58 38,565,570 $2,757MM 31 December 2015[18]
John Deere NYSEDE Manufacturing 7.31 22,884,150 $1,835MM 31 December 2015[18]
General Electric NYSEGE Diversified 0.11 10,585,502 $333MM 31 December 2015[18]
Graham Holdings Company NYSEGHC Media 1.89 107,575 $52MM 31 December 2015[18]
General Motors NYSEGM Manufacturing 3.27 50,000,000 $1,551MM 31 December 2015[18]
Goldman Sachs NYSEGS Banking 2.61 10,959,519 $1,688MM 31 December 2015[18]
IBM NYSEIBM Technology 8.29 81,033,450 $12,025MM 31 December 2015[18]
Johnson and Johnson NYSEJNJ Retail 0.01 327,100 $35MM 31 December 2015[18]
Coca-Cola NYSEKO Food and Drink 9.20 400,000,000 $18,316MM 31 December 2015[18]
The Kraft Heinz Company NYSEKHC Food and Drink 26.92 325,634,818 $25,321MM 31 December 2015[18]
Kinder Morgan NYSEKMI Oil and Gas 1.17 26,533,525 $473MM 31 December 2015[18]
Liberty Global A Class NYSELBTYA Telecommunication and Media 5.18 13,061,435 $482MM 31 December 2015[18]
Liberty Global C Class NYSELBTYK Telecommunication and Media 1.25 7,714,316 $278MM 31 December 2015[18]
Lee Enterprises NYSELEE Media 0.16 88,863 $0.153MM 31 December 2015[18]
Liberty Media A Class NYSELMCA Media 2.36 7,800,000 $299MM 31 December 2015[18]
Liberty Media C Class NYSELMCK Media 4.55 15,386,257 $577MM 31 December 2015[18]
MasterCard NYSEMA Financial Services 0.47 5,229,756 $477MM 31 December 2015[18]
Media General NYSEMEG Media 2.69 3,471,309 $56MM 31 December 2015[18]
Moodys Corp NYSEMCO Information 12.84 24,669,778 $2,294MM 31 December 2015[18]
Mondelēz International NYSEMDLZ Food and Drink 0.04 578,000 $23MM 31 December 2015[18]
M&T Bank Corp NYSEMTB Banking 3.40 5,382,040 $599MM 31 December 2015[18]
Phillips 66 NYSEPSX Energy 14.53 76,375,375 $6,610MM 23 May 2016[18]
Procter & Gamble NYSEPG Retail 1.95 52,793,078 $4,362MM 31 December 2015[18]
Restaurant Brands International NYSEQSR Food and Drink 4.17 8,438,225 $323MM 31 December 2015[18]
Sanofi NYSESNY Health 0.15 3,905,875 $196MM 31 December 2015[18]
Suncor Energy NYSESU Energy 0.15 3,905,875 $151MM 31 December 2015[18]
Suncor Energy TWSE: SU Oil and Gas 1.89 30,000,000 $814MM 31 December 2015[18]
Torchmark NYSETMK Insurance 5.3 6,353,727 $346MM 31 December 2015[18]
Twenty-First Century Fox A class NYSEFOXA Media 0.47 8,951,869 $250MM 31 December 2015[18]
UPS NYSEUPS Retail 0.01 59,400 $6MM 31 December 2015[18]
US Bancorp NYSEUSB Banking 4.95 85,063,167 $3,461MM 31 December 2015[18]
USG Corporation NYSEUSG Homebuilding 27.25 39,002,016 $927MM 31 December 2015[18]
Visa Inc NYSEV Financial Services 0.41 9,885,160 $733MM 31 December 2015[18]
Verisk Analytics NYSEVRSK Media 0.93 1,563,434 $122MM 31 December 2015[18]
Verisign Inc NYSEVRSN Technology 11.81 12,985,000 $1,149MM 31 December 2015[18]
Verizon Communications NYSEVZ Media 0.36 15,000,928 $801MM 31 December 2015[18]
WABCO Holdings, Inc. NYSEWBC Manufacturing 5.87 3,331,215 $349MM 31 December 2015[18]
Wells Fargo and Co NYSEWFC Banking 9.65 479,704,270 $23,357MM 31 December 2015[18]
Wal-Mart Stores Inc NYSEWMT Retail 1.74 56,185,293 $3,826MM 31 December 2015[18]

Former Subsidiaries

Company Sector Ownership % Disposal Date Notes
H. J. Heinz Company Foods 52.5% 2 July 2015 Merged into Kraft-Heinz
DirecTV Satellite Television 6.8% 24 July 2015 Merged into AT&T

References

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  2. Template:S.E.C. Form 10-Q for 30 September 2015
  3. https://www.brick.com/aboutus/history.htm
  4. http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/news/may2206.html
  5. http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/news/jan0201.html
  6. http://www.autonews.com/article/20150310/RETAIL07/150319987/berkshire-hathaway-completes-van-tuyl-acquisition
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  8. "Berkshire Hathaway to acquire the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble" (PDF). Berkshire Hathaway. 2014-11-03. 
  9. "Acquisition of MiTek Inc". Berkshirehathaway.com. 2001-06-12. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  10. "National Indemnity - About Us". Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  11. "Omaha.com". Owh.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
  12. "About Precision Steel Warehouse - Precision Steel Warehouse". Precisionsteel.com. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
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  14. "Berkshire Acquires Additional 12.7% Interest in Shaw Industries, Inc". Berkshirehathaway.com. 2002-01-21. Retrieved 2012-06-14. 
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