|EX-99.1 - BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. PRESS RELEASE DATED SEPTEMBER 26, 2011 - BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC||d236452dex991.htm|
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 26, 2011
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)|| |
3555 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68131
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code:
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ITEM 8.01. Other Events.
On September 26, 2011, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire) announced that its Board of Directors authorized Berkshire to repurchase Class A and Class B shares of Berkshire at prices no higher than a 10% premium over the then-current book value of the shares. The repurchase program is expected to continue indefinitely. It does not obligate Berkshire to repurchase any dollar amount or number of Class A or Class B shares. A press release announcing the repurchase program was issued and is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
ITEM 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Press Release dated September 26, 2011|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC.|
|Date: September 26, 2011||By:|
|Name:||Marc D. Hamburg|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|