Berkshire Hathaway Inc. was founded in 1955 after a merger between Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates and the Hathaway Manufacturing Company. It is a holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1965, Warren E. Buffett acquired enough stock to control the company.
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PARTIALLY OWNED COMPANIES
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