Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Receives More Berkshire Hathaway B (BRK-B) Shares, Sells 2.6 Million of Them

July 7, 2011 5:42 PM EDT
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In an amended 13D filing on Berkshire Hathaway B (NYSE: BRK-B), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust disclosed a 9.52%, or 100,979,077 share, stake in the company. This is up 17.95% from the 85,609,555 shares held at the end of the latest quarter ending June 30, 2011.

On July 7, 2011, the Trust acquired 19,344,522 Class B Shares as a gift from Warren E. Buffett.

During the past sixty days, the Trust sold 2,600,000 Class B Shares.

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