Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) and Warren Buffett hold 8.6% of the common in Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS). This is in addition to the $3 billion in convertable securities owned.
"Explanatory Note: The Reporting Persons had intended to file this Schedule 13G pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), pursuant to which it would have been timely filed on February 17, 2009. In the course of preparing this Schedule 13G, the Reporting Persons determined that BH Finance, LLC, which is not an entity specified in §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(A) through (J), owns slightly more than 1% of the Issuer’s outstanding common stock, making the Reporting Persons ineligible for Rule 13d-1(b). All shares of Common Stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. reported in this Schedule 13G are held in the form of warrants exercisable by the Reporting Persons within 60 days."
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