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07 March 2019
ATON will be watching closely after a strong first half for Underground Mining offset weaker performances from the group’s other divisions.
The freight, logistics and financial services group says it's positioned its businesses to increase market share and to capitalise on any global market improvements.
The group is restructuring its operations to focus on areas where it can grow earnings in a subdued economy.
The group says its two operating divisions have had a strong start to 2019, with upside potential if the economy improves.
Edcon CEO Grant Pattison has pulled off a remarkable coup, saving SA's largest clothing retailer from imminent extinction and 27,000 jobs in the process. But enormous...
Shoprite could be in for a thumping R4-billion bill in its effort to buy out founder Christo Wiese's controlling deferred shares, if previous valuations of these...
The diversified resources group says higher coal prices and a lack of once-off transactions will result in higher earnings.
Marius Muller plans to selectively reposition the property fund’s portfolio and dispose of properties that are non-core.
06 March 2019
While the bank's West African-associate weighed on 2017 earnings, a turnaround last year helped mitigate challenging conditions at home.
The dairy and drinks growth says the early implementation of its strategic focus has contributed to a stable performance despite weak consumer spending.
The company says a disgruntled former employee may have leaked confidential company information and shareholders should pay no heed.
Resilient plans to take back the shares Fortress owns in it as the property companies continued to address market concerns.
The platinum producer intends to raise R1 billion to help fund upgrades of its recently acquired Maseve asset and grow production at Styldrift.
The real estate investment trust has changed the way it treats the interest it earns from loans to the Siyakha Education Trusts.
The real estate investment trust reported good trading at its Mall of Africa centre and growth in dividends from its stake in MAS Real Estate.
The real estate company has faced increased property rates, additional refinancing costs and higher provisions for bad debts.
Listed tertiary education provider Stadio was spun off from former parent Curro in 2017. Since then, it has confounded its critics with earnings in excess of...
05 March 2019
The group more than doubled student numbers after a string of acquisitions as it takes advantage of the demand for private tertiary education.
The industrial services, trading and distribution group has grown earnings against a frail economic backdrop and is preparing for a new CEO.
The food producer says there’s an oversupply of chicken in the market due to imports, while high levels of imported sugar remain even after the government...
The speciality chemicals group has sacrificed margin in a competitive environment but says it’s refined its strategy and is going back to basics.
The property investor has raised its interim distribution by 40% as its strategy to target growth assets in Central and Eastern Europe pays off.
The S&P 500 breaches the psychologically-important 2 800 level.
After a tough 2018 which saw AB InBev cut its dividend to reduce debt, sales have improved and it forecasts a better 2019.
04 March 2019
Property groups have agreed to reduce floor space, cut rentals and buy equity as they participate in the rescue one of their biggest tenants.
While local volumes dipped in the six months to end-December, African markets outside of SA consumed more of Distell’s wines and spirits.
The shopping centre owner says it has agreed to support Edcon as part of its restructuring proposal and may take up an equity stake in the...
The diversified miner is in discussions with its partner in Nkomati, Norilsk Nickel, on the mine’s future.
Elon Musk is delivering on one big promise -- a $35,000 Model 3 -- while warning Tesla Inc. may not be able to pull off a...
In the 2019 Budget speech, the creation of a South African National Theatre was mooted. But is it a step in the right direction? Many citizens...
01 March 2019
The paper and packaging group says it’s well-placed for the move from plastic to paper.
A combination of low sales growth, higher expenses and restructuring costs resulted in reduced earnings and a lower dividend for shareholders.
The mining group says fundamentals for palladium and rhodium remain strong, with platinum expected to recover in the medium term.
Full-year earnings beat guidance but the tobacco group’s shares have failed to ignite due to regulatory pressure and lawsuits.
DealMakers AFRICA held its annual Awards event in Nairobi, Kenya to celebrate the achievements of the M&A industry (excluding SA)
Weekly summary of M&A activity by South African companies
Weekly summary of corporate finance activity by South African exchange listed companies
The Bill has been met by various objections and concerns around the potential negative impact it could have on economic activity