A historic Kentucky business has been sold. Suntory of Japan has purchased the maker of Jim Beam and Maker's Mark bourbons. The acquisition was announced Monday, January 13th, with a price of $13.6 billion. That's a lot of bourbon folks...

Under the deal, the current chief executive of Jim Beam, Matthew J. Shattock, and his management team will continue to lead the company. For more information of the deal and about Suntory, click HERE.