Berkshire Hathaway’s holding in Liberty Global A decreased to about 18 million shares with the transaction.
Berkshire Hathaway first bought Liberty Global A stock in the fourth quarter of 2013. Berkshire Hathaway also owns The Liberty SiriusXM Group (LSXMK), Liberty Media Corporation Series A Liberty SiriusXM Common Stock (LSXMA), Liberty Global C (NASDAQ:LBTYK) and Sirius XM Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI). Liberty Global A is its number three position by number of shares and market value among broadcasting stocks.
Other investors who also reduced their Liberty Global A shares include Dodge & Cox, Harris Associates, and the T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund. Contrary to Berkshire Hathaway, California State Teachers Retirement System, Eaton Vance (NYSE:EV) Management, and PGGM Investments added to LBTYA shares, while USS Investment Management and AustralianSuper Pty established new holdings in Liberty Global A.