04 March 2021
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The specialist engineering and construction group says it should return to profitability in 2022 and beyond.
The diversified minerals group says commodity prices are expected to remain robust, supported by economic activity in China and Covid-19 stimulus measures.
The banking group says its 2020 profits could halve from a year earlier due to the impact of Covid-19.
Despite returning to profitability, the business bank and financial services group is remaining prudent by withholding an interim dividend.
The black-empowered investment group has reduced its debt after disposing of a portion of some of its holdings.
03 March 2021
The building materials retailer has more than doubled first half profit due to favourable trading conditions and diligent execution.
After reporting a big drop in first-half sales, the restaurant group is extending its format to cater for the new reality of Covid-19 dining.
The construction group has been negatively affected by more unidentified costs to complete a big roads project in Melbourne.
A consortium including RBFT Investments plans to buy up to 116-million Wescoal shares due to the prospects for the coal miner.
The printing and publishing group says it continues to feel the ripples of the Covid-19 lockdowns.
02 March 2021
The industrial group says it is future-fit following a clean up of its portfolio of businesses.
The property group says it will make a decision on its payout at the end of its financial year as it strengthens its balance sheet.
Strong performances from Sugar and Banking have offset a weaker showing from Chicken as the good group conducts a strategic review of its portfolio.
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The seafood and fisheries group says it benefitted from an increase in in-home consumption but Aquaculture exports took a knock.
The technology group says full-year earnings should show an improvement on last year and it is well positioned for a recovery.
01 March 2021
The hotel group anticipates a slow recovery in the hospitality sector but says the vaccination programme should lead to improved travel confidence.
The network operator denies allegations that it has breached its licence conditions and plans to appeal.
The company is optimistic that network operator Cell C will be able to successfully implement a recapitalisation.
The warehousing, distribution and logistics group says it does not make sense to remain listed as its shares barely trade.
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The retail group says Pepkor Africa and Pepco continued to perform well due to the everyday value focus.
26 February 2021
The global brewing giant expects a better 2021as consumers adapt to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.
The retailer has grown first-half earnings, supported by strong sales at its food division.
The 21th Ansarada DealMakers Annual Awards virtual event, held earlier this week, celebrated the achievements of the players in the South African M&A industry
Weekly summary of Merger & Acquisition activity by South African companies
The financial services group says it was affected by a stronger rand and higher interest rates as it raised Covid-19 provisions.
The stock and bond exchange operator also attributed higher earnings to its investments in technology and skills.
Weekly summary of corporate finance activity by South African exchange listed companies
Weekly summary of all Merger & Acquisition activity from across Africa (excluding South Africa)
The process of choosing assets to uncouple and sell should be based on careful analysis of two main characteristics: growth and market share.