Kian Ghazi, founder of Hawkshaw Capital Management, is scheduled to make a presentation at the Value Investing Congress West taking place on May 3 and 4 in Pasadena, California. According to the Value Investing Congress website, Mr. Ghazi employs a “concentrated, value-driven, research-intensive approach” underscoring the firm’s emphasis on deep-dive investigative research. Read this article for a look at Mr. Ghazi’s portfolio.
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.