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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A US): Billionaire Warren Buffett’s holding company said its McLane Co. unit completed its acquisition of Kahn Ventures, which owns Empire Distributors and Empire Distributors of North Carolina.

CombiMatrix Corp. (CBMX US): The developer of technology that’s used to identify genes and mutations announced plans to close plants and said Brooke Anderson will resign as chief operating officer.

Ensco Plc (ESV US): The oil and natural-gas driller said it sold a jackup rig for $47 million, higher than the book value of $30 million.

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