NEWS ARCHIVES


08 October 2020

Tobacco and alcohol bans cost Pick n Pay

Apart from lost sales during the lockdown, the retailer faced additional costs to improve hygiene and safety and reward front-line staff.

No dividend as Zeder reconsiders strategy

The agricultural investment company is maintaining a cautious stance but says conditions for its underlying businesses are improving.

Afrimat supported by iron ore prices

The open-pit mining company says its businesses have recovered from the impact from the impact of Covid-19.

Tsogo makes firm offer for Hospitality

Minority shareholders are being offered the same terms that fund managers agreed to in July for their Hospitality shares.

Datatec flags lower earnings

Despite resilient businesses, the technology group says it was impacted by currency movements and the effect of a tax credit last year.

Sirius reports increased demand for rentals

The German-focused real estate group says it collected almost all rent owed to it in the first half of the year.

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07 October 2020

BHP oils up its portfolio

Despite a sharp fall in the oil price this year, the resources group believes that the fundamentals for oil will be attractive for the next decade.

Fuhgeddaboudit!

Investors would be well advised to take stock of labour force, consumption, and savings patterns when tailoring their investment strategies.

VCP grows Net1 stake

The investment company says Net1 is an attractive investment trading at a discount to the cash on its balance sheet.

Renergen strikes supply deal with Logico

Logico will transport liquefied natural gas to Total filling stations between Johannesburg and Durban.

Newpark to report lower distribution

The real estate investment trust granted some tenants short-term cash flow relief due to Covid-19.

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06 October 2020

French investor says oui to MultiChoice

No comment as the French media company acquires a sizeable holding its biggest competitor on the continent.

Balwin rallies after President opens Mooikloof Mega-City

The public-private development has been designated as a strategic integrated project.

Afrimat wants business rescue for UCP’s Nkomati mine

The open-pit mining company says it cannot provide additional funding to the mine on an unsecured basis.

Growthpoint to pay final dividend

The real estate investment trust delayed the declaration of its full-year payout due to the uncertainty caused by Covid-19.

Grindrod to resume buybacks

The freight and logistics group says it will resume repurchases following sustained cash generation from its continuing businesses.

Sasfin recovers value from Efficient sale

The bank has sold its stake in Efficient for more than it was worth at the end of June.

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05 October 2020

Sasol sells Lake Charles stake to trim debt

The energy and chemicals group may still resort to a rights issue to get comfortably within its debt covenant thresholds.

Finbond warns of interim loss

The mutual bank and microlender says advances were heavily impacted by the Covid-19 lockdown, resulting in a big increase in surplus cash.

Insimbi dented by Covid-19 lockdown

The metals recycling company says second quarter earnings bounced back after it lost several weeks of trading in the first quarter.

Understanding Portfolio Risk

At the most, basic level financial markets are about risk and return.

Thorts - A guide to take-private transactions in South Africa

The fall in equity and other markets brought about by the impact of COVID-19 has led to many listed companies appearing attractively priced to take-private.

The Week Ahead

Risk off as Donald Trump contracts the Sars-Cov-2 virus.

Unicorn Capital Partners narrows its losses

The company, which is likely to be taken over by Afrimat, faced a number of issues on top of Covid-19.

Sibanye-Stillwater bolsters executive after strong growth

Business development vice president Richard Stewart has been promoted to chief operating officer from 1 December.




02 October 2020

Wendy Lucas-Bull to replace Christo Wiese at Shoprite

Wiese is retiring from the position he has held for close to three decades at the annual general meeting next month.

Spur dishes up new executives

The restaurant group is replacing Pierre van Tonder, who has led it for the last 24 years, as well as CFO Phillip Matthee.

Outsized Big Five

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Who's doing what in the African M&A space?

Weekly summary of all Merger & Acquisition activity from across Africa (excluding South Africa)

Thorts - A guide to take-private transactions in South Africa

The fall in equity and other markets brought about by the impact of COVID-19 has led to many listed companies appearing attractively priced to take-private.

Who's doing what this week in the South African M&A space?

Weekly summary of Merger & Acquisition activity by South African companies

Metair cancels its 2019 dividend

The auto components and energy storage company says paying the dividend would imperil its solvency and liquidity.

Covid-19 puts Ellies' going concern status at risk

The consumer and commercial electronics manufacturer says the continued onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic has rendered its prospects for growth challenging.

Weekly corporate finance activity by SA exchange-listed companies

Weekly summary of corporate finance activity by South African exchange listed companies

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