Cascade Investment

Cascade Investment

Cascade Investment, L.L.C.
Type Limited liability company
Industry Investments
Founded 1994 (1994)
Founders Bill Gates
Headquarters Kirkland, Washington, U.S.
Key people Bill Gates (Chairman)
Michael Larson
(Manager and CIO)

Cascade Investment, LLC is an American holding and investment company headquartered in Kirkland, Washington, United States. It is controlled by Bill Gates, and managed by Michael Larson. More than half of Gates' fortune is held in assets outside his holding of Microsoft shares.[1] Cascade is the successor company to Dominion Income Management, the former investment vehicle for Gates' holdings, which was managed by Andrew Evans.[2]


  • List of investments and companies 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

List of investments and companies

The company describes itself as a diversified investment company. Its investments include:

See also


  1. ^ Miller, Matthew. "Gates No Longer World's Richest Man". Retrieved 2012-11-01. 
  2. ^ Torres, Craig. "Convicted Felons Handle Gates Fortune". Retrieved 2014-09-14. 
  3. ^ "Bill Gates largest shareholder in Canadian National". The Globe and Mail (Toronto). 2012-08-23. 
  4. ^ Groom, Nichola (2008-08-01). "Bill Gates discloses 20 pct Coca Cola Femsa stake | Reuters". Retrieved 2012-11-01. 
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ "Cleaning up". The Economist. 2013-10-05. 
  7. ^ "Four Seasons Chief Is Feeling the Squeeze". The Wall Street Journal. 2013-12-10. 
  8. ^ "SCHEDULE 13G". SEC. 2014-12-05. 
  9. ^ "Nimbus Discovery Secures $24MM Series A Financing". 2008-06-28. 
  10. ^ "$100-Million Investment in OANDA Corporation Recognizes Growth Potential in the Frenetic World of Forex". OANDA. 2007-09-17. Retrieved 2012-11-01. 
  11. ^ Reuters: "Gates investment arm trashes Waste Management bid"
  12. ^ by Martin LaMonica (2008-09-17). "Bill Gates invests in algae fuel | Green Tech - CNET News". Retrieved 2012-11-01. 
  13. ^ "Schrödinger Receives Additional Equity Investment from Bill Gates". 2012-12-12. 
  14. ^ "Bill Gates Takes Stake in Creating New Drugs". The Wall Street Journal. 2010-04-29. 
  15. ^ "Bill Gates aumenta su participación accionaria en Televisa". 2010-02-23. Retrieved 2012-11-01. 

External links

  • Cascade Investment, L.L.C.: Private Company Information - BusinessWeek
  • Google Answers: Bill Gates and his companies
  • Legal Letter from Mark R. Beatty (General Counsel of Cascade Investment, L.L.C.)