OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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:
|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation||17,458,431|
|Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation||1,745,843|
|Howard G. Buffett 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.