SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — A private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett has been sold to the highest bidder for more than $2.6 million during an annual charity auction.

The bid was $2,679,001 with the winner electing to remain anonymous.

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Last year’s bid of $3,456,789 tied for the record highest bid. In 2012, the winner also paid $3,456,789.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett, CEO, chairman of investment company Berkshire Hathaway. (Nicholas Kamm via GettyImages)

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This year’s eBay auction began Sunday and wrapped up Friday night.

The auction benefits the Glide Foundation, a San-Francisco-based homeless charity. Buffett’s first wife, Susie, volunteered with the organization before her death in 2004.

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