Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. News Release

Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 12:59pm

For accounting purposes, the give-back will be spread over the twelve month period beginning on April 8, 2020.

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  • For accounting purposes, the give-back will be spread over the twelve month period beginning on April 8, 2020.
  • Approximately $5.1 billion was used to repurchase Berkshire shares during the second quarter bringing the six month total to $6.7 billion.
  • Berkshire Hathaway and its subsidiaries engage in diverse business activities including insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, manufacturing, retailing and services.
  • Certain statements contained in this press release are forward looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Insights on the Global Steel Long Products Market 2020-2024 | COVID-19 Analysis, Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Threats | Technavio

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 7:30am
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200806005991/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Steel Long Products Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Technavio suggests three forecast scenarios (optimistic, probable, and pessimistic) considering the impact of COVID-19.
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    What was the value of the steel long products market in 2019?
  • ArcelorMittal SA, Essar Steel India Ltd., Hitachi Metals Ltd., Hyundai Steel Co., JSW Steel Ltd., Nippon Steel Corp., Nucor Corp., POSCO Group, Tata Steel Ltd., and United States Steel Corp. some of the major market participants.
  • Steel Long Products Market 2020-2024: Segmentation
    Steel Long Products Market is segmented as below:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Information Regarding Second Quarter Earnings Release

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 9:15pm

(BRK.A; BRK.B) Berkshire Hathaway Inc.s second quarter earnings release and its quarterly report on Form 10-Q will be posted on the Internet on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at approximately 7:00 a.m. Central time where it can be accessed at www.berkshirehathaway.com .

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  • (BRK.A; BRK.B) Berkshire Hathaway Inc.s second quarter earnings release and its quarterly report on Form 10-Q will be posted on the Internet on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at approximately 7:00 a.m. Central time where it can be accessed at www.berkshirehathaway.com .
  • Berkshire Hathaway and its subsidiaries engage in diverse business activities including insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, manufacturing, retailing and services.
  • Certain statements contained in this press release are forward looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
  • Berkshire assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.

Real Estate Technology Industry Veteran Grady Ligon Joins Fathom Holdings

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

CARY, N.C., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Fathom Holdings Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: FTHM), a holding company that primarily operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fathom Realty, LLC, a national, cloud-based, technology-driven, residential real estate brokerage,today announced that Grady Ligon, a 13-year real estate technology veteran, has been named Chief Technology Officer of the Company's subsidiary, intelliAgent, LLC.

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  • CARY, N.C., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Fathom Holdings Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: FTHM), a holding company that primarily operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fathom Realty, LLC, a national, cloud-based, technology-driven, residential real estate brokerage,today announced that Grady Ligon, a 13-year real estate technology veteran, has been named Chief Technology Officer of the Company's subsidiary, intelliAgent, LLC.
  • "Grady brings significant real estate technology expertise to Fathom, having worked for industry leading brokerage firms for the majority of his career," said Fathom CEO Joshua Harley.
  • In that role, he was responsible for all aspects of technology strategy, direction, execution, operations and security for the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Prudential Real Estate, and Real Living Real Estate networks.
  • Fathom Holdings Inc. is the parent company of Fathom Realty Holdings, LLC, a national, virtual, full-service real estate brokerage that leverages proprietary cloud-based software called IntelliAgent to operate a Platform as a Service model (PaaS) for the residential real estate industry.

Robert Margolis, MD Joins WelbeHealth Board of Directors

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 1:45pm

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --WelbeHealth today announced the appointment of Robert Margolis, MD to its Board of Directors.

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  • MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --WelbeHealth today announced the appointment of Robert Margolis, MD to its Board of Directors.
  • Dr. Margolis also served as co-chair of the DaVita HealthCare Partners board of directors.
  • Dr. Margolis joins WelbeHealth's board alongside biotech entrepreneur Errik Anderson; Chip Adams, Chairman of the Center for Conscientious Leadership; healthcare economist Michael Zubkoff, PhD; Gregory Grunberg, MD, Managing Director at Longitude Capital; Jon Lim, Partner at F-Prime Capital Partners; Liam Donohue, Founding Partner at .406 Ventures; and WelbeHealth CEO Si France, MD.
  • At WelbeHealth, our mission is to unlock the full potential of our most vulnerable seniors with empathy and love.

McLane Announces Retirement of Grady Rosier and Appointment of Tony Frankenberger as new President and CEO

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

McLane Company, Inc. , a leading supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice solutions, announced today that Grady Rosier will retire as president and CEO, effective August 28, 2020.

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  • McLane Company, Inc. , a leading supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice solutions, announced today that Grady Rosier will retire as president and CEO, effective August 28, 2020.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200806005129/en/
    Grady Rosier announces his retirement as President and CEO of McLane Company, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)
    Rosier has worked for McLane for more than 36 years and has held the title of president and CEO for the last 25 years of that time.
  • Tony Frankenberger will assume leadership of McLane as president and CEO on August 28, 2020, while maintaining his responsibilities as president of McLane Grocery, a $33 billion business unit providing supply chain solutions to over 70,000 retailer locations.
  • Through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice, McLane operates over 80 distribution centers and one of the nations largest private fleets.

Knock Expands the Knock Home Swap™ to Denver

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 10:57am

Homeowners work with their local real estate agent, who has been trained as a Knock Certified Agent, to receive home financing directly through Knock.

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  • Homeowners work with their local real estate agent, who has been trained as a Knock Certified Agent, to receive home financing directly through Knock.
  • Effective immediately, Denver homeowners can work with a Knock Certified Agent at RE/MAX Professionals, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Innovative Real Estate and West + Main Homes to leverage the Knock Home Swap to purchase their new home before selling their old one.
  • In addition to Denver, consumers have access to the Knock Home Swap through more than 5,000 agents in Atlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth and Phoenix.
  • Knock pioneered the home Trade In 2017, and perfected it in 2020 with the launch of the Home Swap.

Mouser-Sponsored Formula E Team Preps for Nine-Day Berlin Showdown

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 5:40pm

The Mouser Electronics -sponsored GEOX DRAGON team is eager to get back on track with a new driver for the season finale races.

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  • The Mouser Electronics -sponsored GEOX DRAGON team is eager to get back on track with a new driver for the season finale races.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Mouser sponsored the all-electric racing team throughout the 201920 ABB FIA Formula E Championship racing season, in collaboration with TTI, Inc .
  • We are fully behind this talented team as they press forward to dominate the last six races in Berlin.
  • Mouser and Molex have been a sponsor of Formula E teams since the beginning of the series, and we wish the team the best of luck in Berlin.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Brokerage Franchise Network Expands to Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 4:00pm

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announces their first network member in Mexico located in the American expatriate and retiree destination of San Miguel de Allende in central Mexico.

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  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announces their first network member in Mexico located in the American expatriate and retiree destination of San Miguel de Allende in central Mexico.
  • The brokerage will operate as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colonial Homes San Miguel.
  • Weve been eyeing Mexico for some time as part of our global expansion, said Gino Blefari, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.
  • We really feel Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices will revolutionize the real estate industry in Mexico, especially in San Miguel de Allende, says Chris Stuart, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.

Lubrizol Acquires Avid Product Development

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Lubrizol Corporation has acquired Avid Product Development, LLC, a trusted partner for engineering and additive manufacturing services.

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  • The Lubrizol Corporation has acquired Avid Product Development, LLC, a trusted partner for engineering and additive manufacturing services.
  • Lubrizol continues to invest in opportunities that bring new differentiated solutions to our customers, says Gert-Jan Nijhuis, General Manager, 3D Printing Solutions, Lubrizol Engineered Materials.
  • The acquisition of Avid Product Development greatly enhances our ability as a 3D printing solution provider, offering complete product solutions from material development to printing and post processing services, delivering end-use products for our key markets.
  • As a result of this acquisition, we will have vast opportunities to demonstrate our capabilities in engineering, design and manufacturing with the support of an industry leader in materials development, applications and testing, added Doug Collins, founder of Avid Product Development.