In the United States the opportunity to have lunch with billionaire Buffett sold at auction for $2.6 million
The funds raised at the investor transfers to the Fund, Glide Foundation, providing support to the homeless of San Francisco.
NEW YORK, June 10. /Offset. TASS Kirill Volkov/. The right lunch with American investor Warren Buffett sold on Friday evening at the annual charity auction in the United States for more than $2.6 million As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the winner of the auction wished to remain anonymous.
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The auction, arranged by a billionaire already for the 18th time took place online on the Internet site eBay. The tender winners traditionally get the opportunity to have lunch with Buffett and ask him any questions. The funds raised at the investor transfers to the Fund, Glide Foundation, providing support to the homeless in San Francisco (California). As a result of all past trades Buffett has managed to collect in aggregate more than $24 million.
“Everyone who has experienced the care of the Glide, begins to believe in good deeds” — quotes AR words of the investor. As told Buffett that he was involved in raising funds for the charity thanks to my wife Susan, who worked as a volunteer at Glide Foundation until his death in 2004.
Last year proceeds from the auction brought in a record $3.45 million In 2015, Chinese company Dalian Zeus Entertainment laid out for the chance to talk with Buffett in the restaurant, $2.34 million
Buffett charity lunch in a prestigious restaurant Smith and Wollensky in Midtown new York, the winner is entitled to invite seven people. According to 86-year-old investor, such events usually last about three hours, during which he discusses with his interlocutors a range of issues. The only forbidden topic of conversation is the discussion of future investment billionaire.
Headed by Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holding company had become a conglomerate, consisting of about 80 companies. They work in areas such as insurance, investment, production and trade of furniture, jewelry, clothing and food.