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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Message Board

  • axpkocop axpkocop Aug 11, 2013 12:43 PM Flag

    WPO Owns $437 million worth of BRK stock

    "Investments in Marketable Equity Securities. At December 31,
    2012, the fair value of the Company’s investments in marketable
    equity securities was $380.1 million, which includes $334.9
    million in Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A and B common stock
    and $45.2 million in the common stock of two publicly traded
    education companies.
    At December 31, 2012 and 2011, the unrealized gain related to
    the Company’s Berkshire stock investment totaled $177.6 million
    and $129.1 million, respectively."

    Their Berkshire position now equals 10% of WPO's market cap.

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    • Looks like HC will finally get his share buyback dream come true-------In an SEC filing, Graham Holdings said it was in discussions with Berkshire Hathaway regarding a transaction in which Berkshire would use its entire $1.1 billion Graham Holdings stake (roughly 28% of the company) to acquire an "as yet unformed subsidiary" that would house an undisclosed business and other assets. Those assets could include Berkshire shares that Graham Holdings owns.

 
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