Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. engages in diverse business activities including property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing and services. Its insurance and reinsurance business activities are conducted through domestic and foreign-based insurance entities. The company's insurance businesses provides insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks world-wide and also reinsure life, accident and health risks world-wide. Its four underwriting groups include GEICO, General Re Corp., Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group and Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group. Berkshire Hathaway was founded by Oliver Chace in 1839 and is headquartered in Omaha, NE.