OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett’s company is spending $377 million to pick up 9.8 percent of a real estate investment trust called Store Capital.
The Scottsdale, Arizona, based real estate firm announced Berkshire Hathaway’s investment on Monday.
Berkshire bought 18.6 million shares of Store Capital Corp. for $20.25 per share in a private placement sale.
Store Capital’s stock jumped nearly 11 percent to $23 after the investment was announced.
Berkshire is a conglomerate based in Omaha, Nebraska, that owns more than 90 companies, including Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. It also owns Geico insurance, BNSF railroad and several major utilities.