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Berkshire Hathaway Acquisitions : An Astoundingly Huge List That Will Blow Your Mind

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List of companies acquired by Berkshire Hathaway

Below is the list of companies acquired by Berkshire Hathaway, under the management of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger.

1967

  • 100% of National Indemnity Group for $8.6 million

1970

  • Cornhusker Casualty Company now Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies

1972

  • 67.30% of See’s Candy for $25 million
  • 100% of Wesco Financial for $127 million

1977

  • 100% of The Buffalo News for $32.5 million

1979

  • Precision Steel Warehouse

1983

  • 90% of Nebraska Furniture Mart for $60 million

1986

  • 84% of Scott Fetzer
  • 100% of Fechheimer Brothers for $315 million

1988

  • 80% of Borsheims Jewelry

1991

  • H.H. Brown

1992

  • 82% of Central States Indemnity

1995

  • 100% of GEICO for $2.76 billion
  • Helzberg Diamonds
  • R.C.Willey Home Furnishings

1996

  • Kansas Bankers Security for $75 million.
  • Flight Safety International for $1.5 billion

1997

  • International Dairy Queen for $590 million
  • Star Furniture

1998

  • 100% of General Re for $22 billion
  • Netjets for $725 million.

1999

  • MidAmerican Energy for $1.25 billion
  • Jordan’s Furniture

2000

  • United States Liability Insurance Group
  • Ben Bridge Jeweler
  • Benjamin Moore Paint for $1 billion
  • CORT Business services for $386 million
  • Johns Manville Corp for $1.8 billion
  • Justin Industries for $570 million
  • Shaw Industries

2001

  • Larson Juhl
  • MiTek Inc for $500 million
  • XTRA for $590 million
  • 100% of Fruit of Loom for $835 million

2002

  • CTB International for $180 million
  • Garan for $$270.6 million
  • The Pampered Chef

2003

  • Clayton Homes for $1.7 billion
  • McLane Company for $1.45 billion

2005

  • Medical Protective for $825 million
  • Applied Underwriters
  • Business Wire
  • Forest River for $800 million
  • 100% of Iscar for $6.05 billion
  • TTI

2007

  • Boat America Corporation
  • Richline Group
  • Russell Corporation for $600 million
  • Marmon Group

2009

  • 100% of Burlington Nothern Santa Fe for $44 billion

2011

  • 100% of Lubrizol for $9.7 billion
  • Omaha Herald for $150 million

2012

  • Media General for $142 million
  • Prudential Connecticut
  • Oriental Trading Company

2013

  • 50% H.J.Heinz for $12.25 billion
  • 100% of NV Energy for $5.6 billion

2014

  • Van Tuyl Group now Berkshire Hathaway Automotive
  • Charter Brokerage
  • Duracell for $4.7 billion

2015

  • Detlev Louis Motorrad-Vertriebs GmbH
  • Precision Castparts for $37.2 billion

2017

  • 38.60% in Pilot Flying J.

Mr Buffett, waiting for your next big acquisition to mention here.

Source
Compiled from publicly disclosed information.

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