Jun 102017
 

Lunch with Warren Buffett costs $2,679,001 (winning bid on ebay for charity).  There were 6 bidders who made a total of 42 bids during this annual five-day auction to benefit the Glide Foundation (San Francisco, CA).   Last year’s (2016) winning bid of $3,456,789 has been the highest over the 18 year history of this auction, which equaled the winning bid in 2012.  The winner of last year’s auction is anonymous.  So far, the winner of this year’s charity auction has not been revealed.

The results of the previous auctions are:

YearWinnerWinning Bid
2000Anonymous$25,000
2001Anonymous$18,000
2002Anonymous$25,000
2003David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital$250,100
2004Jason Choo, Singapore$202,100
2005Anonymous$351,100
2006Yongping Duan, California$620,100
2007Mohnish Pabrai, Guy Spier, Harina Kapoor$650,100
2008Zhao Danyang, Pure Heart Asset Management$2,110,100
2009Salida Capital, Canada$1,680,300
2010Ted Weschler$2,626,311
2011Ted Weschler$2,626,411
2012Anonymous$3,456,789
2013Anonymous1,000,100
2014Andy Chua, Singapore$2,166,766
2015Zhu Ye, Dalian Zeus Entertainment Co.$2,345,678
2016Anonymous$3,456,789
2017Anonymous$2,679,001

 

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