SEC Form 5
FORM 5 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

ANNUAL STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Form 3 Holdings Reported.
X
Form 4 Transactions Reported.
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
GOTTESMAN DAVID S

(Last) (First) (Middle)
FIRST MANHATTAN CO.
437 MADISON AVE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC [ BRKA ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Statement for Issuer's Fiscal Year Ended (Month/Day/Year)
12/31/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
02/14/2013
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned at end of Issuer's Fiscal Year (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class B Common Stock 03/26/2010 C4 3,000 A (1) 0 (3) I By trusts (2)
Class B Common Stock 05/26/2011 G4 1,072 D $0 0 (3) I By trusts (2)
Class B Common Stock 06/07/2012 C4 1,500 A (1) 0 (3) I By trusts (2)
Class B Common Stock 06/08/2012 G5 585 D $0 2,483 I By trusts (2)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
(A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Class A Common Stock (1) 03/26/2010 4C 2 (3) (3) Class B Common Stock 3,000 (1) $0 0 (3) I By trusts (2)
Class A Common Stock (1) 05/26/2011 4G 1,655 (3) (3) Class B Common Stock (1) $0 0 (3) I By trusts (2)
Class A Common Stock (1) 06/07/2012 4C 1 (3) (3) Class B Common Stock 1,500 (1) $0 0 (3) I By trusts (2)
Class A Common Stock (1) 06/08/2012 G5 163 (3) (3) Class B Common Stock (1) $0 6,012 I By trusts (2)
Class A Common Stock (1) (3) (3) Class B Common Stock (1) 2,187 D
Class A Common Stock (1) (3) (3) Class B Common Stock (1) 2 I By spouse
Explanation of Responses:
1. Each share of Class A Common Stock is convertible at any time into 1,500 shares of Class B Common Stock.
2. Includes shares held by trusts of which Mr. Gottesman or his wife is trustee or co-trustee or beneficiary and of which he or his wife shares investment control.
3. Not applicable.
Remarks:
/s/ David S. Gottesman 02/14/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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