Lunch with Warren Buffett

The lunch was reported by several news organizations…


My $650,100 Lunch with Warren Buffett
TIME – June 30, 2008
What would you pay to have lunch with the richest man in the world? For me and Mohnish Pabrai — a friend who, like me, runs a U.S.-based investment fund — the answer is $650,100. That’s how much we forked over for the privilege of dining with Warren Buffett on June 25.
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Lunch With Warren Buffett “Worth Every Penny” at $650,100 (Video)
CNBC – June 25, 2008
The two investors who bid $650,100 in a charity auction to have lunch with Warren Buffett today tell CNBC the “fantastic” experience was “worth every penny.” Mohnish Pabrai and Guy Spier, well-known investors in their own right, teamed up to make the winning bid in last year’s edition of the annual auction that benefits San Francisco’s Glide Foundation. They collected their prize today at New York’s Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse.
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Friendship a potential perk to lunch with Buffett
Reuters UK – June 25, 2008
Fans of billionaire Warren Buffett line up each year to bid top dollar for the chance to have lunch with the famed investor, but sometimes they get far more than a meal — Buffett’s friendship.
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2008 Warren Buffet Lunch Auction (Video)
ebay.com – June 22-27, 2008
The 2008 eBay auction for lunch with Warren Buffet to benefit the Glide Foundation features a video interview with Guy Spier.
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3-Minute Interview: Guy Spier
Examiner.com – June 20, 2008
The 42-year-old owner of a New York-based investment management firm paid $220,000 for the lunch of his dreams: Next week, Spier will dine with billionaire investor Warren Buffett. Spier’s money, paid at an auction last year, will benefit San Francisco’s Glide Foundation, which he toured Thursday.
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Buffett Auctions Power Lunch for California Charity
Bloomberg.com – June 9, 2008
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is auctioning off the opportunity to have lunch with him in New York to raise money for charity. Bidding for the ninth-annual auction to benefit San Francisco’s Glide Foundation runs from June 22 through June 27 on EBay Inc. Last year, money managers Mohnish Pabrai and Guy Spier won with a record bid of $650,100.
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Lunch With Warren Buffett? $650,100
CBS News – July 1, 2007
(AP) Two investors put in the winning bid of $650,100 in a charity auction to break bread with billionaire Warren Buffett.
Coverage of the winning bid by Mohnish Pabrai and Guy Spier for lunch with Warren Buffet for benefit of the Glide Foundation.
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