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|Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to Celebrate its Acquisition of Business Wire; Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren E. Buffett and Business Wire President and CEO Cathy Baron Tamraz to Ring The Opening Bell(SM) |
March 15, 2006 09:01:01 (ET)
Mar 15, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
EVENT: Executives and guests of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will visit
the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, March 20, to celebrate
the company's recent acquisition of Business Wire in February
In honor of this occasion, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. CEO Warren
E. Buffett and Business Wire President and CEO Cathy Baron
Tamraz will ring the Opening Bell
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY (BRKA, Trade)(BRKB, Trade)
Berkshire Hathaway and its subsidiaries engage in a number of
diverse business activities among which the most important is
the property and casualty reinsurance business conducted on
both a direct and reinsurance basis.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, was founded in
1961 by chairman Lorry I. Lokey, veteran journalist and public
relations executive. The company's president and CEO is Cathy
The company's multi-channel delivery network, with access to
some 60 international and national news agencies, financial
information providers and Web-based news services throughout
North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East
and Africa, provides real-time, simultaneous access to key
audiences -- the news media, trade publications, institutional
and individual investors, business-to-business decision-makers
Business Wire electronically disseminates some 1,000 full-text
news releases daily to the media, the Internet, online
services and databases, and the global investment
community in 150 countries in 45 languages. Business Wire
has 24 U.S. offices, Paris, Frankfurt, London, Brussels,
Tokyo and Sydney offices, and reciprocal offices
throughout the world.
Berkshire Hathaway, a Fortune 12 company controlled by Warren
Buffett, acquired Business Wire in February 2006.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2006
- NYSE - Security Checkpoint at Exchange & Broad Streets
9:00 a.m. Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m. The Opening Bell is rung
More information on archived and upcoming events at the NYSE
can be found in the NYSE Events Calendar:
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact
Annmarie Gioia at 212-656-5437 in order to obtain entry
into the building.
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902),
Reuters America (646.223.6285) and Bloomberg Photo
(212.617.3420). The Opening Bell(SM) (starting at 9:25 a.m.)
and The Closing Bell(SM) (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feeds are
available via fiber line at Waterfront #1630.
SOURCE: NYSE Group, Inc.
NYSE Group, Inc.
Annmarie Gioia, +1-212-656-5437
Michael Lissauer, +1-212-752-9600
Copyright Business Wire 2006
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