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Lessons from Berkshire’s AGM

on the first Saturday of May each year Berkshire Hathaway hosts its annual general meeting (AGM). This is no ordinary AGM as over 40 000 shareholders make the trek to Omaha, Nebraska where Berkshire has its head office and Warren Buffett his home.

In past years, the AGM was a festive event with Berkshire companies selling their products followed by over eight hours of questions and Greg Abel fielding questions. Abel is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and vice chairman of non-insurance operations of Berkshire Hathaway. He is also the possible successor to Buffett at Berkshire.

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