: Berkshire Hathaway discloses stakes in TSMC, Jefferies, Louisiana-Pacific, sending those stocks higher

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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. added positions in materials manufacturer Louisiana-Pacific Corp., investment bank Jefferies Financial Group and chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. during the third quarter, according to a filing released after Monday’s closing bell.

The company’s latest 13-F filing revealed a new position in Louisiana-Pacific LPX, -1.80% amounting to nearly 5.8 million shares, along with a new position in Jefferies JEF, -1.76% of 433,558 shares.

Louisiana-Pacific shares were up more than 9% in after-hours trading Wednesday, while shares of Jefferies were up more than 4%.

The Warren Buffett-led company also took a stake in TSMC TSM, -1.40% during the third quarter. That amounted to just over 60 million shares of TSMC’s American depositary shares.

TSMC shares rose 6% in Monday’s aftermarket action, while its Taiwan-listed stock 2330, +7.87% surged more than 7% overnight.

The 13-F also showed that Berkshire BRK.B, -0.26% BRK.A, -0.52% boosted its position in Paramount Global Inc. PARA, -1.70%. The company owned about 91 million shares of Paramount as of the third quarter, up from about 78 million shares as of the second quarter. Paramount’s stock rose more than 3% in after-hours trading.

Berkshire exited its position in Bank of New York Mellon Corp. BK, -2.11%, which had amounted to more than 72 million shares as of the second-quarter filing. Shares of the bank were off 1.3% in after-hours trading.

The company also trimmed positions in a number of names, including Activision Blizzard Inc. ATVI, -0.24% and General Motors Co. GM, -2.89%.