UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-A

 

 

FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES

PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR (g) OF

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

 

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   47-0813844
(State of Incorporation or Organization)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

3555 Farnam Street

Omaha, Nebraska 68131

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of Each Class

to be so Registered

 

Name of Each Exchange on Which

Each Class is to be Registered

0.500% Senior Notes due 2041   New York Stock Exchange LLC

 

 

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c) or (e), please check the following box.  ☒

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d) or (e), please check the following box.  ☐

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities concurrently with a Regulation A offering, check the following box.  ☐

Securities Act registration statement or Regulation A offering statement file number to which this form relates:

333-229396

(If applicable)

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:

None

(Title of Class)

 

 

 


INFORMATION REQUIRED IN REGISTRATION STATEMENT

The securities to be registered hereunder are the 0.500% Senior Notes due 2041 (the “Securities”) of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (the “Registrant”). The Registrant has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, a prospectus supplement dated January 5, 2021 (the “Prospectus Supplement”) to a prospectus dated January 28, 2019 (the “Prospectus”) contained in the Registrant’s effective Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-229396) (the “Registration Statement”), which Registration Statement was filed with the Commission on January 28, 2019, relating to the Securities. The Registrant incorporates by reference the Prospectus and the Prospectus Supplement to the extent set forth below.

 

Item 1.

Description of Registrant’s Securities to be Registered

The information required by this item is incorporated by reference to the information contained in the sections captioned “Description of the Notes” in the Prospectus Supplement and “Description of the Debt Securities” in the Prospectus.

 

Item 2.

Exhibits

 

Exhibit
No.

  

Exhibit Description

4.1    Indenture, dated as of January 26, 2016, by and among Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corporation, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.1 of the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-229396) filed with the Commission on January 28, 2019).
4.2    Officers’ Certificate of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., dated as of January 15, 2021, including the form of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s 0.500% Senior Notes due 2041 (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.2 to the Registrant’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Commission on January 15, 2021).


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, each Registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.

 

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC.
By:  

/s/ Marc D. Hamburg

  Name:   Marc D. Hamburg
  Title:   Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Date: February 8, 2021