Berkshire Hathaway Inc. News Release

OMAHA, Neb.--()--Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A; BRK.B):

In connection with Warren Buffett’s pledge to make annual contributions to five charitable foundations, today Mr. Buffett distributed an aggregate of 22,870,529 shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B Common Stock. The contributions to each of these charitable foundations were as follows:

         

Foundation

Shares

 
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 17,458,431
Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation 1,745,843
Howard G. Buffett Foundation 1,222,085
NoVo Foundation 1,222,085
Sherwood Foundation 1,222,085
 

Berkshire Hathaway and its subsidiaries engage in diverse business activities including property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing and services. Common stock of the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading symbols BRK.A and BRK.B.

Contacts

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Marc D. Hamburg, 402-346-1400

Sharing

Contacts

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Marc D. Hamburg, 402-346-1400