Wilbert Acquires Carrera Manufacturing
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of certain assets of Carrera Manufacturing, also doing business as W&M Manufacturing and Pier-Mac Plastics. Based in Portland, Indiana, Carrera is a molding and finishing manufacturer who produces casket hardware, automotive/transportation components, and other consumer products.
Berkshire Hathaway to Acquire Alleghany Corporation
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway announced Monday that Berkshire intends to acquire Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) for $11.6 billion. In 2017, a subsidiary of Alleghany, Alleghany Capital Corporation (ACC), acquired a minority interest in Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc; and then in 2020 ACC finalized the purchase in Wilbert.
Wilbert and Memorial Monuments & Vaults Announce Merger
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. (“Wilbert”), a leading provider of products and services for the funeral and cemetery industries and precast concrete markets, merged operations with Memorial Monuments & Vaults, Inc. (“Memorial Monuments” or “MMV”), a rapidly growing provider of monuments and related funeral services to retail, funeral home and cemetery customers, effective December 27, 2021.