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15 October 2019
Shareholders get to vote today on the US food and beverage giant's R110 per share offer.
The lifestyle investor plans to continue repurchasing its shares to maximise shareholder returns.
The IT group says it will revisit a dividend at the half-way stage as it tries to reducing its gearing.
Expect a bounce in US equity markets on renewed hope of a US/China trade deal.
The property investor says it is in advanced talks regarding a potential significant direct retail property acquisition in Iberia.
The investment group wants shareholders to alert it to any tax exemptions ahead of a vote on its Textainer unbundling.
Gmeiner Investment Holdings plans to take the real estate company private with its 2c per share offer after it lost its REIT status.
14 October 2019
The group says its headline loss from continuing operations will not be as big as previously forecast.
The technology group is taking steps to reduce debt as its losses widened due to the cost of restructuring.
The food producer says it is optimistic about future growth prospects as it focuses on export growth.
The financial services group says underlying results from its operating divisions will reflect a rise of up to 15 percent.
The group is looking for acquisitions to expand its diversified financial services offering.
11 October 2019
The technology services group has already warned of a full-year loss and the suspicious transactions could make it worse.
The poultry producer says full-year earnings will be up to 60 percent down on its 2018 record.
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Weekly summary of Merger & Acquisition activity by South African companies
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The paper and packaging company says lower average selling prices offset some of the benefits of its ongoing profit improvement initiatives.
Its wealth and insurance operations compensated for a disappointment performance from asset management.
The specialist logistics property group says demand from e-commerce and large logistics companies has supported growth in distributable earnings.
The affordable housing developer suspended operations on some projects to preserve cash, impacting profit for the period.
Weekly summary of corporate finance activity by South African exchange listed companies
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10 October 2019
The bank will use Mercantile as a springboard into business banking as it targets the SME market.
After warning of a first-half loss, the group is putting corrective measures in place, including an immediate search for a suitable CEO.
The UK regional shopping centre owner has asked for the deadline for a possible offer to be extended by nine days as talks reach an advanced...
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Ingham Analytics issues a note on Construction & Materials company Raubex.
Despite reporting lower full-year production, it says work done over the past year provides it with a clear path to meet its targets.
The real estate investment trust has been filling vacancies at its 24 Central property in Sandton.
09 October 2019
The investment company says it will distribute up to R4.75 billion to shareholders if the PepsiCo takeover of Pioneer Foods proceeds.
The investment group has added a big shareholding in the restaurant group to its investments in other lifestyle businesses.
The metals recycler says its first-half performance was hampered by floods in KwaZulu-Natal and subdued commodity prices.
Poor economic data in the US causes drop in US equity markets.
The distribution and logistics group has coped with a stagnant economy by trimming costs and expanding its customer base.
The payment solutions company has exercised an option to take a majority stake in the Liechtenstein-based bank.