Shareholders of apparel manufacturer and leading children's clothing producer Garan Inc will decide next month whether or not to back its acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway Inc for more than $273 million. The company, famous for its Garanimals brand, will learn at a meeting in New York on September 4 if its shareholders are in favour of a deal which will see it will see it become a unit of Berkshire but remain based in the Big Apple.