’s company, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A
), bought 1,314,170 additional shares of DaVita HealthCare Partners (DVA
) this week. The transaction, reported Dec. 9, represents a 6.77% increase to the existing holding. After the buy, Berkshire’s DaVita stake is sized at 36,461,294 shares, raising its ownership to about 17.14%.
The filing reporting the position increase was submitted by Ted Weschler, one of Buffett’s two portfolio managers he hired over the past several years. Weschler bought the shares in a series of four transactions taking place from Dec. 5 through Dec. 9, at prices ranging from $57.11 to $59.87 per share. Continue Reading »