There's much hype about the stocks Warren Buffett buys and sells through Berkshire Hathaway, but when it comes down to Berkshire Hathaway the business, those matter less than you might think.
It may have taken a while him to get into franchising, but Warren Buffett is no newcomer to residential real estate. Berkshire Hathaway affiliate HomeServices of America owns more than two dozen brokerages around the country, including heavyweights that are...
Warren Buffet must be very pleased with DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA)’s performance, which is apparently the only healthcare stock in the portfolio of his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A). TheStreet‘s Jonathan Marino reported on the phenomenal rise of the stock this year. “[...] DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA) stock is up 18% so […]
Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) agreed to a $5 billion deal with Business magnate Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway during the financial crisis back in 2008. At the times when many feared that the financial institutions were going down, Buffett made an interesting decision of investing in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). That turned out to […]
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio additions show a company that thinks pay TV is here to stay. Here's what Berkshire added to its portfolio.
There’s more than one way to skin a cat (and reduce taxes). Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, has made a swap for Procter & Gamble’s interest in Duracell. The “cash-rich split-off” means that Berkshire Hathaway bought Duracell in exchange for its appreciated P&G stock, worth $4.7 billion. Show More Summary
Much like their leader, Warren Buffett, the chief executives of Berkshire Hathaway’s subsidiaries are a savvy group of acquirers. Lawrence A. Cunningham, in the Another View column, explains why.
Some call Prem Watsa the Warren Buffett of Canada. He is the CEO of Fairfax Financial (OTC: FRFHF), an insurance holding company modeled in much the same way as Berkshire Hathaway. And over the last
Bloomberg, Buffett Set to Save More Than $1 Billion on Taxes in Swap: Warren Buffett is again showing how to use the U.S. tax code to his advantage. For the third time in a year, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway has structured a deal in which he buys businesses...
Today we learned Berkshire Hathaway would be buying Duracell from Procter & Gamble for $4.7 billion, and all signs indicate Warren Buffett has once again made another tremendous deal.
Warren Buffett is spending $4.7 billion in Duracell via a smart move saving huge sums of money in taxes for Berkshire Hathaway. Let's take a look at the main takeaways for investors.
Berkshire Hathaway is trading its Procter & Gamble stake for the consumer stalwart’s battery unit. Swapping a reliable staple for a declining business looks odd. But it’s tax-efficient and P&G’s injecting $1.8 bln of cash. Even with that, the seller’s getting a decent price.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is buying Duracell from Procter & Gamble in a deal valued at approximately $3 billion. Berkshire has been a significant P&G shareholder since the consumer products firm acquired Gillette in 2005, but the Duracell acquisition will use nearly all of Berkshire's 52.48 million shares;...
The investment firm Berkshire Hathaway on Thursday announced it will acquire the battery maker Duracell from its current owner Proctor & Gamble.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) in under the lens of analysts and besides the recent story about International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)’s free-falling price, there’s also The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) that disappoints in terms of growth. According to TheStreet Warren Buffett’s fortune will not get the needed boost this year because of the 3% growth in […]
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A)‘s Warren Buffet is renowned in the financial circles for the extremely profitable deals that he is able to crack, but his latest transaction with Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG), concerning the purchase of Duracell might only take a toddler, who can add two numbers to know that Buffet did good. On […]
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is buying the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble Co. in a deal valued at approximately $3 billion.