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Berkshire Hathaway Inc: Overview

Berkshire Hathaway Inc (Berkshire) is a diversified holding group. Berkshire through its subsidiaries, focuses on insurance and reinsurance, freight rail transportation and utility and energy generation and distribution business. It offers property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, and life, health and accident reinsurance products. The group operates railroad systems in North America, which serve the Midwest, Southwestern, Western, Pacific Northwest, and Southeastern ports and regions of the US. Berkshire also focuses on manufacturing, service and retailing, finance and financial products activities. The group primarily operates in North America, Western Europe, and Asia Pacific region. Berkshire is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, the US.

Headquarters United States of America

Address 3555 Farnam St, Omaha, Nebraska, 68131-3311


Telephone 1 402 3461400

No of Employees 372,000

Industry Financial Services

Ticker Symbol & Exchange BRK.A (NYSE)

Revenue (2021) $276.1B 12.5% (2021 vs 2020)

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Net Income (2021) XXX 111.2% (2021 vs 2020)

Market Cap* $674.3B

Net Profit Margin (2021) XXX 87.8% (2021 vs 2020)

* As of and is in US$

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Products and Services

Products Services
Property and Casualty Insurance: Rail Transportation of Products and Commodities
Passenger Automobile Insurance Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Energy
Motor Vehicle Insurance Wholesale Distribution Services
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History

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Year Event Description
2022 Acquisitions/Mergers/Takeovers In November, the company acquired more than US$4.1 billion worth of stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing.
2022 Regulatory Approval In October, the company secured regulatory approval to acquire Alleghany for US$11.6 billion.
2022 Contracts/Agreements In September, the company's biBERK Business Insurance entered into a partnership with Simply Business to offer workers' compensation products online to small business owners in the US.
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Competitor Comparison

Key Parameters Berkshire Hathaway Inc State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co The Allstate Corp The Progressive Corp USAA
Headquarters United States of America United States of America United States of America United States of America United States of America
City Omaha Bloomington Northbrook Mayfield Village San Antonio
State/Province Nebraska Illinois Illinois Ohio Texas
No. of Employees 372,000 55,000 54,300 49,000 36,000
Entity Type Public Private Public Public Private
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Executives
Name Position Board Since Age
Warren E. Buffett Chief Executive Officer; Chairman Executive Board 1970 91
Charles T. Munger Vice Chairman Executive Board 1978 98
Gregory E. Abel Director; Vice Chairman - Non-Insurance Operations Executive Board 2018 59
Ajit Jain Vice Chairman - Insurance Operations; Director Executive Board 2018 70
Marc D. Hamburg Senior Vice President; Chief Financial Officer Senior Management 1992 72
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