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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N)

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Berkshire hathaway files for potential notes offering
Monday, 8 Aug 2016 08:58am EDT 

Berkshire Hathaway Inc : Files for potential notes offering; size not disclosed - SEC filing .Expects to use net proceeds of notes offering to repay at maturity 0.950 percent senior notes due 2016.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Q2 revenue $54.46 bln
Friday, 5 Aug 2016 04:15pm EDT 

Berkshire Hathaway Inc : Berkshire Hathaway Inc news release . Qtrly operating earnings per Class A equivalent share $2,803 . Q2 earnings per share view $2910.79 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Unrealized losses at June 30, 2016 included about $1.5 billion related to investment in IBM common stock, which represented 11 percent of cost . Qtrly revenue $54.46 billion versus $51.37 billion . Q2 net earnings per Class A equivalent share attributable to Berkshire shareholders $3,042 . Since beginning of year, book value per Class A equivalent share has increased by 2.9% to $160,009 . Q2 operating earnings $4.61 billion versus. $3.89 billion; Q2 net earnings attributable to Berkshire shareholders $5 billion versus. $4.01 billion .Currently do not intend to dispose IBM common stock and expect that fair value of investment will recover and ultimately exceed co's cost.  Full Article

DQ System announces plans to develop 24 locations in five Caribbean countries
Monday, 1 Aug 2016 12:00pm EDT 

: DQ System announces plans to develop 24 locations in five Caribbean countries in next five years .The DQ System - Royal Treats Ltd. signed multi-unit, multi-country agreement with American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ) to develop new locations.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance expands executive & professional lines for financial institutions in Canada
Wednesday, 20 Jul 2016 09:35am EDT 

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance : Berkshire Hathaway specialty insurance expands executive & professional lines for financial institutions in Canada .Named Andrew Knight as national director of financial institutions, executive & professional lines, in Canada.  Full Article

Fitch Affirms Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s IDR At 'AA-'
Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016 02:35pm EDT 

Fitch Ratings :Fitch Affirms Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s IDR At 'AA-'.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance enters transactional liability insurance market
Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016 10:11am EDT 

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance: Enters transactional liability insurance market . Names Robert Underhill to head product area and fills key underwriting roles .Is underwriting representations & warranties insurance and other coverages for risks and uncertainties in corporate transactions.  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway - on July 13, Buffett donated 14.97 mln shares of class B common stock to Bill and Melinda Gates foundation
Thursday, 14 Jul 2016 04:30pm EDT 

Berkshire Hathaway Inc : On July 13, buffett donated 14,968,423 shares of class b common stock to bill and melinda gates foundation . On July 13, buffett donated 1.5 million shares of class b common stock to susan thompson buffett foundation - sec filing . On July 6, 2015,buffett donated 1.1 million shares of class b stock to sherwood foundation, howard g. Buffett foundation,novo foundation .On July 13, 2016,buffett donated 1 million shares of class b stock to sherwood foundation,howard g. Buffett foundation,novo foundation.  Full Article

Gen Re and TransRe form exclusive broker market underwriting relationship
Tuesday, 5 Jul 2016 12:18pm EDT 

: Gen Re and TransRe form exclusive broker market underwriting relationship .Gen Re says TransRe to manage Gen Re's broker market treaty business in U.S. and Canada under 5-year agreement.  Full Article

Buffett's Berkshire applies to raise Wells Fargo holdings above 10 pct,but it doesn't intend to acquire more shares at present - CNBC
Friday, 1 Jul 2016 04:04pm EDT 

: Buffett's Berkshire applies to raise Wells Fargo holdings above 10 pct, but it doesn't intend to acquire more shares at present - CNBC Further company coverage: [BRKa.N] (Bengaluru Newsroom) ((+1 646 223 8780;)).  Full Article

Berkshire Hathaway Group's specialty insurance operation opens German office
Thursday, 16 Jun 2016 03:41am EDT 

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company : In coordination with affiliate berkshire hathaway international insurance limited has established its office in düsseldorf, germany .Says jörg bechert will be, head of executive and professional lines, northern europe.  Full Article

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Warren Buffett takes 3 percent stake in Germany's Lanxess

FRANKFURT Lanxess disclosed on Monday that Berkshire Hathaway , the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett, had acquired a 3 percent stake in the German chemicals maker.