Prosus dismisses Takeaway.com’s Just Eat deal

Prosus dismisses Takeaway.com’s Just Eat deal

With less than a month to go before the first closing date, neither side is budging in the takeover battle for Just Eat.

Lewis Group benefits from diversification

Lewis Group benefits from diversification

The furniture and appliances retailer has expanded into the upper end of the market and is also growing online sales.

PPC's earnings crumble on Zimbabwe inflation

PPC's earnings crumble on Zimbabwe inflation

The cement producer has resorted to hyperinflationary accounting for PPC Zimbabwe, while volumes in Southern Africa also declined.

Dipula reduces vacancies in tough market

Dipula reduces vacancies in tough market

The fund has declared a lower combined dividend due to longer lead times on new leases, higher costs and the weak economy.

GAIA to report a big rise in earnings

GAIA to report a big rise in earnings

The infrastructure investor says the increase is due to the dividend income it earns from its portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Hosken flags lower profit

Hosken flags lower profit

The black empowerment investment holding company says its results were affected by impairments and equity losses.

RMH and Remgro to unbundle FirstRand

RMH and Remgro to unbundle FirstRand

The investment holding companies plan to distribute their holdings in FirstRand to shareholders, while Remgro will also distribute its RMB stake.

Coronation’s assets decline as savings pool shrinks

Coronation’s assets decline as savings pool shrinks

The investment manager says the challenging markets of the past five years have resulted in many attractively priced opportunities for active managers.

Rhodes Food dishes up a tasty dividend

Rhodes Food dishes up a tasty dividend

Baked beans was the fastest growing sales category last year, giving the food producer a welcome tail wind.

Omnia flags a return to profit

Omnia flags a return to profit

Following last year's big loss and its recent capital raise, the chemicals, fertiliser and explosives group has delivered some positive news.

Stor-Age locks up a strong first half

Stor-Age locks up a strong first half

The self storage property fund says its defensive business model will help support it despite challenging conditions in SA and the UK.

Insurance does well for Reinet as tobacco dwindles

Insurance does well for Reinet as tobacco dwindles

The investment company is seeing a growing contribution Pension Insurance Corporation as British American Tobacco stays under pressure.

Telkom the third wheel in Cell C/MTN pact

Telkom the third wheel in Cell C/MTN pact

The two mobile operators have signed an extended roaming agreement that could assist its recapitalisation, leaving Telkom out in the cold.

Candy bows out as Capco sells Earls Court

Candy bows out as Capco sells Earls Court

Candy Ventures has abandoned its plan to make an offer for Capco after it sold its Earls Court development property.

Pioneer prepares for PepsiCo takeover

Pioneer prepares for PepsiCo takeover

The branded food producer expects to finalise the transaction early next year if it gets regulatory approval.

Astral hit by higher costs, lower prices

Astral hit by higher costs, lower prices

After record profit last year, the group has reported a decline in earnings as the weak consumer and high imports put pressure on prices.

Netcare benefits from mental health expansion

Netcare benefits from mental health expansion

While acute patient day numbers declined marginally last year, its Akesa network of mental health facilities reported strong growth.

Barloworld to pay special dividend

Barloworld to pay special dividend

The earthmoving equipment agent generated strong free cash flows in the year to end-September.