Bill Gates manages a large portion of his money through Kirkland, Washington-based holding company Cascade Investments LLC. Cascade continues to own about 12.3% of the Canadian National Railway and 19.2% of AutoNation. It is no longer listed as an owner in the filings for Coca-Cola Femsa or Grupo Televisa.
A Cascade spokesperson did not immediately return FOX Business’ request for comment.
Melinda filed a petition for divorce in Kings County Superior Court. The couple will divide their $130 billion fortune, including real estate, personal property and debts and liabilities, through a separation contract. She also noted in the filing that “spousal support is not needed.”
While the couple has split, they will continue to work together at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Bill Gates is represented in the divorce by law firms Munger, Tolles & Olson, Stoel Rives, and the law office of Ted D. Billbe, while Melinda is represented by the law offices of Sherrie M. Anderson, Cohen Clair Lanis Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich, and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
The Wall Street Journal was the first to report the stock transfers of CNI, AN, while TMZ was the first to report the two Mexican company stakes