Berkshire Hathaway’s McLane subsidiary has agreed to acquire Kahn Ventures, the parent company of Empire Distributors, Inc. Empire Distributors is a wholesale distributor of distilled spirits, wine, and beer operating mainly in the Southeastern United States. Empire Distributors was founded in 1940 by Max E. Kahn with two trucks, eight brands, and 149 customer accounts. The company expanded in subsequent decades and is still run by members of the Kahn family. Read this article for more details.