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Here are few more acquisitions and today's potential value 
assuming they compounded at S&P500 return rate

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Acquisition     Date            Cost    *S&PRet **TodayValue   
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General Re	Jun-1998	$23.5B	7.10%	$106B
Marmon		Mar-2008	$7.5B	10.2%	$24B
Precision	Jan-2016	$32B	16.5%	$59B 
Mid American	Oct-1999	$9B	6.6%	$34B
Lubrizol	Mar-2011	$10B	13.2%	$31B
Shaw Ind	Sep-2000	$2.1	6.6%	$7B
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Total						$261B 
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* S&P Returns is with div reinvested
** Ideally, each of these capital allocation by WEB should compound faster than S&P 
otherwise what is the point in acquiring. 

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Additionally, WEB has always told us that 
"At Berkshire, the whole is greater 
-- considerably greater -- than the sum of the parts

Berkshire works so well as a business because its various parts complement each other so well. 
In fact, its structure allows us to seamlessly and objectively allocate major amounts of capital, 
eliminate enterprise risk, avoid insularity, fund assets at exceptionally low cost, 
occasionally take advantage of tax efficiencies, and minimize overhead."
 
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