Leucadia National, a holding company, engages in diversified businesses in the U.S. It involves in the manufacturing, health-care services, telecommunications, real estate, winery, and residual banking and lending activities. The company manufactures and markets lightweight plastic netting, which is used for various purposes, such as building and construction, erosion control, agriculture, packaging, carpet padding, filtration, and consumer products. Its health-care services include physical, occupational and speech therapy services, health-care staffing services, and medicare consulting services. The company’s health-care services also include post-acute health-care services, including contract therapy, long-term care consulting, and temporary staffing to skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, sub-acute care centers, assisted living facilities, schools, and other health-care providers. Its telecommunication services include local and long- distance telephone services, data and Internet services, Web development, collocation, and managed services. The company’s real estate operations include development and sale of various commercial properties, residential land development projects, and other unimproved land. As of Dec. 31, 2005, it owned an office building of approximately 704,000 square feet located in downtown Tulsa, Okla. Leucadia National operates two wineries that produces and sells wines in the table wine market. In addition, the company provides consumer loans, consisting primarily of personal automobile installment loans to individuals; property excess, marine, and aviation reinsurance services, as well as develops a copper mine. Leucadia National was founded in 1854 and is based in New York City.
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