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Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. NEWS RELEASE (February 25th, 2019)

Berkshire’s operating results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2018 and 2017 are summarized in the following paragraphs. However, we urge investors and reporters to read our 2018 Annual Report, which has been posted at www.berkshirehathaway.com. The limited information that follows in this press release is not adequate for making an informed investment judgment.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation $1,250,000,000 4.250% Senior Notes due 2049 Unconditionally Guaranteed by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Underwriting Agreement (January 11th, 2019)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY FINANCE CORPORATION OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING THE TERMS OF THE 4.250% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2049 January 11, 2019 (January 11th, 2019)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Jennifer M. Tselentis, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation (the “Corporation”), Berkshire Hathaway Inc., as Guarantor, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. NEWS RELEASE (November 5th, 2018)

Berkshire’s operating results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2018 and 2017 are summarized in the following paragraphs. However, we urge investors and reporters to read our 10-Q, which has been posted at www.berkshirehathaway.com. The limited information that follows in this press release is not adequate for making an informed investment judgment.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation $2,350,000,000 4.200% Senior Notes due 2048 Unconditionally Guaranteed by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Underwriting Agreement (August 15th, 2018)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY FINANCE CORPORATION OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING THE TERMS OF THE 4.200% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2048 August 15, 2018 (August 15th, 2018)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Jennifer M. Tselentis, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation (the “Corporation”), Berkshire Hathaway Inc., as Guarantor, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. NEWS RELEASE (August 6th, 2018)

Berkshire’s operating results for the second quarter and first six months of 2018 and 2017 are summarized in the following paragraphs. However, we urge investors and reporters to read our 10-Q, which has been posted at www.berkshirehathaway.com. The limited information that follows in this press release is not adequate for making an informed investment judgment.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. NEWS RELEASE (July 19th, 2018)

Omaha, NE (BRK.A and BRK.B) – The Board of Directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has today authorized an amendment to Berkshire’s share repurchase program. The earlier share repurchase program provided that the price paid for repurchases would not exceed a 20% premium over the then-current book value of such shares. Under the amendment adopted by the Board of Directors, share repurchases can be made at any time that both Warren Buffett, Berkshire’s Chairman and CEO, and Charlie Munger, a Berkshire Vice Chairman, believe that the repurchase price is below Berkshire’s intrinsic value, conservatively determined.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – VOLUME SUBMITTER DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN FIDELITY BASIC PLAN DOCUMENT NO. 17 (May 18th, 2018)

This volume submitter plan consists of three parts: (1) an Adoption Agreement that is a separate document incorporated by reference into this Basic Plan Document; (2) this Basic Plan Document; and (3) a Trust Agreement that is a part of this Basic Plan Document and is found in Article 20. Each part of the volume submitter plan contains substantive provisions that are integral to the operation of the plan. The Adoption Agreement is the means by which an adopting Employer elects the optional provisions that shall apply under its plan. The Basic Plan Document describes the standard provisions elected in the Adoption Agreement. The Trust Agreement describes the powers and duties of the Trustee with respect to plan assets.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. NEWS RELEASE (May 8th, 2018)

Berkshire’s operating results for the first quarter of 2018 and 2017 are summarized in the following paragraphs. However, we urge investors and reporters to read our 10-Q, which has been posted at www.berkshirehathaway.com. The limited information that follows in this press release is not adequate for making an informed investment judgment.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – AMENDMENT TO THE GENERAL RE CORPORATION AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES COMPANIES SAVINGS AND STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN As Amended and Restated Effective December 31, 2017 (April 10th, 2018)

The General Re Corporation and Government Employees Companies Savings and Stock Ownership Plan, as amended and restated effective December 31, 2017 (the “Plan”), is hereby further amended, effective as of December 31, 2017, as provided below:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – GENERAL RE CORPORATION AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES COMPANIES SAVINGS AND STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN AS AMENDED AND RESTATED DECEMBER 31, 2017 (April 10th, 2018)

The General Re Corporation and Government Employees Companies Savings and Stock Ownership Plan (the “Plan”) was originally adopted effective July 1, 1969. The purposes of the Plan are to encourage and assist employees of General Re Corporation (the “Corporation”) and of its participating domestic subsidiaries and affiliates (the “Participating Employers”) to adopt a regular savings program, to help provide additional security for their retirement and to enable such employees to obtain a proprietary interest in, and share in the prosperity of, the Corporation and, since 1998, its parent Berkshire Hathaway Inc. The Plan was amended effective July 1, 1984 to incorporate a qualified cash or deferred arrangement under Section 401(k) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the “Code”) and, accordingly, provides for both before-tax and after-tax employee contributions. The Plan is carried out through employee contributions deducted from payroll and additional contributions by the Corporation an

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. NEWS RELEASE (February 27th, 2018)

We show below summary financial data for the fourth quarter and full year. However, we urge investors and reporters to carefully read our Annual Report, which has been posted on the Internet at www.berkshirehathaway.com. The limited information that follows in this press release is totally inadequate for making an informed investment judgment or for an evaluation of 2017 business performance. Earnings are stated on an after-tax basis. (Dollar amounts are in millions, except for per share amounts).

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. NEWS RELEASE (January 10th, 2018)

On January 9, 2018, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s Board of Directors voted to increase the number of directors comprising the entire Board of Directors from twelve to fourteen. Gregory E. Abel and Ajit Jain were then elected to serve as Directors to fill the resulting vacancies on the Board of Directors. In connection with their election to the Board of Directors, Warren E. Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway’s Chairman and CEO, appointed Mr. Abel to be Berkshire Hathaway’s Vice Chairman – Non-Insurance Business Operations and Mr. Jain to be its Vice Chairman – Insurance Operations.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. NEWS RELEASE (February 27th, 2017)

We show below summary financial data for the fourth quarter and full year. However, we urge investors and reporters to carefully read our Annual Report, which has been posted on the Internet at www.berkshirehathaway.com. The limited information that follows in this press release is totally inadequate for making an informed investment judgment or for an evaluation of 2016 business performance. Earnings are stated on an after-tax basis. (Dollar amounts are in millions, except for per share amounts).

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING TERMS OF 0.250% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2021 January 17, 2017 (January 17th, 2017)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Jennifer M. Tselentis, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (the “Company”), Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – Berkshire Hathaway Inc. €550,000,000 0.250% Senior Notes due 2021 €550,000,000 0.625% Senior Notes due 2023 Underwriting Agreement January 5, 2017 (January 17th, 2017)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING TERMS OF 0.625% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2023 January 17, 2017 (January 17th, 2017)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Jennifer M. Tselentis, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (the “Company”), Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY FINANCE CORPORATION OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING THE TERMS OF THE FLOATING RATE SENIOR NOTES DUE JANUARY 2019 January 12, 2017 (January 12th, 2017)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Jennifer M. Tselentis, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation (the “Corporation”), Berkshire Hathaway Inc., as Guarantor, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY FINANCE CORPORATION OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING THE TERMS OF THE FLOATING RATE SENIOR NOTES DUE 2020 January 12, 2017 (January 12th, 2017)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Jennifer M. Tselentis, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation (the “Corporation”), Berkshire Hathaway Inc., as Guarantor, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation $950,000,000 Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2019 $350,000,000 Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2020 Unconditionally Guaranteed by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Underwriting Agreement (January 12th, 2017)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING TERMS OF 1.150% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2018 August 15, 2016 (August 15th, 2016)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Jennifer M. Tselentis, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (the “Company”), Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY FINANCE CORPORATION OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING THE TERMS OF THE 1.300% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2019 August 15, 2016 (August 15th, 2016)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Jennifer M. Tselentis, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation (the “Corporation”), Berkshire Hathaway Inc., as Guarantor, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – Berkshire Hathaway Inc. $500,000,000 1.150% Senior Notes due 2018 $250,000,000 Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2018 Underwriting Agreement (August 15th, 2016)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY FINANCE CORPORATION OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING THE TERMS OF THE FLOATING RATE SENIOR NOTES DUE AUGUST 2019 August 15, 2016 (August 15th, 2016)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Jennifer M. Tselentis, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation (the “Corporation”), Berkshire Hathaway Inc., as Guarantor, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING THE TERMS OF THE FLOATING RATE SENIOR NOTES DUE 2018 August 15, 2016 (August 15th, 2016)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Jennifer M. Tselentis, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (the “Company”), Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation $1,000,000,000 1.300% Senior Notes due 2019 $250,000,000 Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2019 Unconditionally Guaranteed by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Underwriting Agreement (August 15th, 2016)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BY-LAWS OF BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. (as amended on May 2, 2016) (May 4th, 2016)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. NEWS RELEASE (May 2nd, 2016)

This press release includes certain non-GAAP financial measures. The reconciliations of such measures to the most comparable GAAP figures in accordance with Regulation G are included herein.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING TERMS OF 2.150% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2028 March 15, 2016 (March 15th, 2016)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Sharon L. Heck, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (the “Company”), Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING TERMS OF 1.300% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2024 March 15, 2016 (March 15th, 2016)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Sharon L. Heck, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (the “Company”), Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation $750,000,000 1.450% Senior Notes due 2018 $1,000,000,000 Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2018 $1,250,000,000 1.700% Senior Notes due 2019 $500,000,000 Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2019 Unconditionally Guaranteed by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Underwriting Agreement (March 15th, 2016)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY FINANCE CORPORATION OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING THE TERMS OF THE 1.450% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2018 March 15, 2016 (March 15th, 2016)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Sharon L. Heck, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation (the “Corporation”), Berkshire Hathaway Inc., as Guarantor, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING TERMS OF 0.500% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2020 March 15, 2016 (March 15th, 2016)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Sharon L. Heck, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (the “Company”), Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that:

Berkshire Hathaway Inc – BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY FINANCE CORPORATION OFFICERS’ CERTIFICATE ESTABLISHING THE TERMS OF THE FLOATING RATE SENIOR NOTES DUE 2019 March 15, 2016 (March 15th, 2016)

The undersigned, Marc D. Hamburg and Sharon L. Heck, do hereby certify pursuant to Section 3.01 of that certain Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016 (the “Indenture”), among Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation (the “Corporation”), Berkshire Hathaway Inc., as Guarantor, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, that: