Key Developments: Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N)

BRKa.N on New York Stock Exchange

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23 Apr 2014
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Graham Holdings Co and Berkshire Hathaway Inc sign agreement for Berkshire Hathaway to acquire WPLG-TV
Friday, 11 Apr 2014 08:30am EDT 

Graham Holdings Co and Berkshire Hathaway Inc:Says they have signed an agreement for Berkshire to acquire a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Co that includes WPLG, a Miami-based television station, a number of Berkshire shares currently held by Graham Holdings Company.Says and amount of cash in exchange for about 1.6 mln shares of Graham Holdings Class B common stock currently owned by Berkshire Hathaway.  Full Article

Graham Holdings Co and Berkshire Hathaway reach agreement in principle for Berkshire Hathaway to acquire WPLG-TV
Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 08:30am EDT 

Graham Holdings Co and Berkshire Hathaway Inc:Says they have reached an agreement in principle for Berkshire to acquire a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company.Says the acquisition will include WPLG, a Miami-based television station, a number of Berkshire shares currently held by Graham Holdings Company and an amount of cash, in exchange for about 1.6 mln shares of Graham Holdings Class B common stock currently owned by Berkshire Hathaway.The specific number of shares of each company and the amount of cash will be determined on the closing date based on certain factors, including the market prices of the shares of both companies at that time.No binding agreement has yet been signed in connection with the transaction.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance to acquire Myassist Inc
Monday, 27 Jan 2014 09:06am EST 

Berkshire Hathaway Inc:Says it has signed an agreement to purchase from Noel Group the assets of MyAssist Inc., a live-agent personal-assistance and telematics service provider.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Inc to acquire Flow Improver Business from Phillips 66
Monday, 30 Dec 2013 05:00pm EST 

Berkshire Hathaway Inc:Says it is acquiring Phillips Specialty Products Inc from Phillips 66.Says in exchange for the share capital of the wholly owned subsidiary, Phillips 66 will receive shares of Phillips 66 common stock currently held by Berkshire Hathaway.Says the specific number of shares will be determined by the share price at deal closing.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Announces Trading on BM&FBovespa
Friday, 25 Oct 2013 07:05am EDT 

Berkshire Hathaway Inc announced that on October 28, 2013 it will start trading on Brazilian stock exchange BM&FBovespa, quoted in BRL per unit and with a lot of 100 BDRs. Shares will be traded under the BERK34 ticker.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Discloses 2.8% Stake In Goldman Sachs Group Inc-Reuters
Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 05:44pm EDT 

Reuters reported that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a 2.8 % passive stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc as it converted warrants acquired during the financial crisis. Buffett received the warrants five years ago when his investment in Goldman was seen as a vote of confidence in the bank, which was reeling from turmoil in the credit market. Under Buffett's deal with Goldman, Berkshire had the right to buy about 43.5 million Goldman shares - or a roughly 9% stake then - at an exercise price of $115 per share. Goldman had amended the deal in March, which gave Berkshire a much smaller stake but did not require it to commit any capital to exercise the warrants.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Set To Get Nearly $2.15 Billion Of Goldman Sachs Group Inc-Reuters
Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 12:40am EDT 

Reuters reported that Berkshire Hathaway Inc will receive Goldman Sachs Inc stock worth nearly $2.15 billion on October 1, 2013 through warrants acquired as part of a deal originally signed during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis. Under that deal, Berkshire had the right to buy about 43.5 million Goldman shares, or a roughly 9% stake then - at an exercise price of $115 per share, for $5 billion in total.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's BH Media Acquires The Press of Atlantic City-FT
Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 01:04pm EDT 

Financial Times reported that Berkshire Hathaway Inc's BH Media is acquiring The Press of Atlantic City from Abarta, a family owned conglomerate that has run the paper since 1951, for undisclosed terms.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Tulsa World To Cut Jobs-DJ
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 02:31pm EDT 

Dow Jones reported that Berkshire Hathaway Inc will cut about 50 jobs, but about 10 of those positions will shift to the corporate office. The newspaper is making operational changes concerning software and distribution, the Tulsa World reported.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Inc And 3G Capital Complete Acquisition Of H.J. Heinz Co
Friday, 7 Jun 2013 11:33am EDT 

H.J. Heinz Co announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition by an investment consortium comprised of Berkshire Hathaway Inc and an investment fund affiliated with 3G Capital. The acquisition agreement was first announced on February 14 and the transaction closed and became effective on June 7, 2013. Heinz shareholders will receive $72.50 in cash for each share of common stock they owned as of the effective time of the merger, without interest and less any applicable withholding taxes. As a result of the completion of the merger, the common stock of Heinz will no longer be listed for trading on the New York Stock Exchange and Heinz expects no further trading after the close of business on June 7, 2013. As previously announced, Bernardo Hees has become Chief Executive Officer of Heinz, effective immediately. Heinz also announced that Paulo Basilio has become Chief Financial Officer of Heinz, effective immediately. Mr. Basilio will report directly to Heinz CEO Bernardo Hees.  Full Article

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Buffett: moving oil by rail safely major industry concern

NEW YORK - Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, said on Wednesday that safety is a major priority for the rail industry, after a recent spate of accidents raised concerns about how to transport oil safely. | Video

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