By 2001, all shares had been converted into Apple common stock, and in 2003, were sold by Microsoft.
Microsoft currently seems to own about 0.0046% of Apple through a private capital management fund, in which Apple has major stakes – it owns about 0.39% of itself.
Who is Apple owned by?
Now Apple Inc. is owned by two main institutional investors (Vanguard Group and BlackRock, Inc). While its major individual shareholders comprise people like Art Levinson, Tim Cook, Bruce Sewell, Al Gore, Johny Sroujli and others.
Does Bill Gates own part of Apple?
TL:DR Virtually none. Bill Gates does not have and never has had any direct stake in Apple. However as per balance sheets of Microsoft and Apple for the previous year, the only investment that Microsoft has in Apple in 0.0046% through a private capital management firm.
What companies do Bill Gates own?
He owns many companies, as a good investor should, however the top 5 he owns include: shares of his good friend Warren Buffet’s company Berkshire Hathaway, shares of his own company Microsoft, Caterpillar, Waste Management Inc, Canadian National Railway Company.
How much of Microsoft Does Bill Gates Own?
The analysis says that Gates’ net worth is currently the equivalent to 0.634% of U.S. GDP. “Gates co-founded Microsoft, the world’s biggest software maker, and owns about 1 percent of the Redmond, Washington-based company,” it states.