NEWS ARCHIVES


07 November 2019

intu sinks as it mulls a rights issue

The shopping centre owner says its top priority is to fix its balance sheet as rental income comes under pressure.

South32 strikes SA coal deal

Seriti Resources will make an upfront payment of R100 million for SA Energy Coal and share its free cash flow until March 2024.

New strategic investor for Renergen

If Notable Pioneer exercises its option it will become the largest shareholder of the liquefied natural gas and helium producer.

Aveng makes progress with disposals

The engineering and construction group expects to finalise the sale of non-core businesses by next June.

This "Outperformer" in the banking sector has proven to yield the best result to date...

It has been two months since Ingham Analytics last issued a note on FirstRand.




06 November 2019

Telkom disconnected over higher charges

The telecoms group will report a significant decline in first-half earnings due to higher net finance charges and hedging costs.

MC Mining gets Generaal right

The coal producer says the Soutpansberg right supports its strategy to become the top coking coal producer in SA.

Castleview declares extra dividend

The real estate investment trust has warned of a lower full-year payout as it converts its Pier 14 office tower into apartments.

Trematon warns of lower earnings

The investment holding company says its earnings are inherently volatile and it will report a higher intrinsic net asset value.

An icon resurrected: Lucas Sithole’s highly important buffalo sculpture to go on sale

Strauss & Co will be offering Lucas Sithole's monumental bronze, Wounded Buffalo on Monday, 11 November in Johannesburg.

RAC to make mandatory offer for Astoria

RAC will offer minority shareholders R2.40 per share after its Livingston subsidiary increased its stake in the investment company above the mandatory threshold.




05 November 2019

Shoprite gets the tills ringing again

After reporting a decline in profitability last year, the retailer has posted strong first-quarter sales at its SA stores.

Rhodes to dish up stronger earnings

The food producer has benefitted from resilient local sales and a weaker rand versus its major trading currencies.

Redefine calls for political response to ignite growth

The REIT says without action, weak local property fundamentals are likely to prevail as the economy operates in a virtual vacuum.

Delta keeps powder dry as it finalises leases

The property fund is finalising bulk lease renewals with the Department of Public Works as it refinances its debt.




04 November 2019

Taste loses its appetite for food

The group has already found a buyer for Starbucks as it prepares to exit its food operations and focus on its luxury brands.

Dis-Chem to dispense lower earnings

The discount pharmacy chain faced a number of once-off expenses, including the cost of a five-month strike.

Sun International affected by Chile protests

The hotels and casinos group says its results will be affected after the worst unrest in decades disrupted the operations of Sun Dreams.

Exemplar REITail on track with distributions

The real estate investment trust has renewed or re-let expiring leases on the bulk of its properties, with an inflation-beating increase.

Spear REIT buys Liberty Building

The real estate investment trust says the office building in Montague Gardens ticks all the boxes for for its Western Cape property portfolio.




01 November 2019

Private equity makes a play for Rolfes

Shareholders will get a premium for their shares but the offer price is well below the all-time high.

Sibanye-Stillwater mulls dividends as debt declines

The gold and platinum producer says it is on track to reach its debt targets and may resume dividends at the end of next year.

Could solving real challenges be key to enterprise success?

In South Africa, we recycle just 11% of the 42-million tonnes of general waste we create per annum.

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

Weekly summary of Merger & Acquisition activity by South African companies

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

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

Comair Limited AGM was refreshing; though there is still some way to go

Comair held its annual general meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 29 October and, as expected, corporate governance (or the lack thereof) was high on the agenda.

Afrimat firing on all cylinders

The group has almost doubled profit due to a strong showing from its iron ore assets and a recovery in construction materials.

Implats on track after tough first quarter

The platinum producer expects to meet its targets despite challenges at its Mimosa and Two Rivers mines.

MTN cushioned by Nigeria and Ghana

The network operator has faced challenging conditions in SA due to weak consumer demand and regulatory changes.

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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