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4 Essential Facts About Berkshire Hathaway All Seen With One Image

Berkshire Hathaway's is one of the world's largest companies. It's run by legendary investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett. The company has changed and grown dramatically over the years. Here are 4 things every Buffett aficionado should know:
  1. Berkshire Hathaway reported revenue of $182 billion in 2013. This was a company record.
  2. Berkshire Hathaway has 13 board members. There are 4 women on the board and 9 males. Here the names with links to Wikipedia of all the board members: Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Walter Scott, Jr., Thomas S. Murphy, Howard Graham Buffett, Ronald Olson,Donald Keough, Charlotte Guyman, David Gottesman, Bill Gates, Steve Burke, Susan Decker, and Meryl Witmer.
  3. The 4 biggest stock holdings by Berkshire Hathaway are American Express, Wells Fargo, Coca-Cola, and IBM. 
  4. The largest acquisition even by Berkshire Hathaway is the purchase of Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad (BNSF Railway). They paid $26 billion for the company.