Set in August 1995, allows students to Berkshire Hathaway, the bid for the 49.6% of GEICO Corporation that it did not already own judge. Students perform a simple evaluation of GEICO shares and consider the appropriateness of the 26% acquisition premium. There are no obvious synergies and Berkshire Hathaway has announced that they are running GEICO without changes. Student can analyze the investment philosophy and remarkable record of Berkshire CEO Warren E. Buffett.

Set in August 1995, allows students to Berkshire Hathaway, the bid for the 49.6% of GEICO Corporation that it did not already own judge. Students perform a simple evaluation of GEICO shares and consider the appropriateness of the 26% acquisition premium. There are no obvious synergies and Berkshire Hathaway has announced that they are running GEICO without changes. Student can analyze the investment philosophy and remarkable record of Berkshire CEO Warren E. Buffett.
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Robert F. Bruner
Source: Darden School of Business
19 pages.
Publication Date: Oct 11, 1996. Prod #: UV0006-PDF-ENG
Warren E. Buffett, 1995 (v. 1.7) HBR case solution