Cascade Investment

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Cascade Investment, L.L.C.
Limited liability company
Industry Investments
Founded 1995; 23 years ago (1995)
Founder Bill Gates
Headquarters Kirkland, Washington, United States
Key people
Bill Gates (Chairman)
Michael Larson (CIO)
Owner Bill Gates
Number of employees
Subsidiaries Front Range Investment Holdings

Cascade Investment, L.L.C. is an American holding and investment company headquartered in Kirkland, Washington, United States. It is controlled by Bill Gates, and managed by Michael Larson.[1] More than half of Gates' fortune is held in assets outside his holding of Microsoft shares.[2] Cascade is the successor company to Dominion Income Management, the former investment vehicle for Gates' holdings, which was managed by Andrew Evans.[3]

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