14 December 2018
Mylan has taken over the distribution of a portfolio of products in Australia and New Zealand and has the option to purchase it for R1.93 billion.
The construction and infrastructure group says a number of parties have expressed interest in buying various parts of its business.
The platinum producer says it’s benefited from a higher rand-platinum price and a better performance across its operations.
The industrial and healthcare gases group says the restructuring will help it grow profit in the future.
Weekly summary of M&A activity by South African companies
Weekly summary of all M&A activity from across Africa (excluding South Africa)
Weekly summary of corporate finance activity by South African exchange listed companies
Much of the developed world has seen explosive growth in mergers and acquisitions for 2018, but M&A activity in SA and Africa have languished
13 December 2018
RECM has agreed to call off its voluntary offer to minorities in light of Astoria Investments’ proposed capital pay-out.
The tobacco giant says it’s been growing its share of a declining market for cigarettes and selling more tobacco replacement products.
The private hospitals group says it expects revenue growth in the high single digits for the year to end-March.
The platinum producer sold its 33% interest in the joint venture to Royal Bafokeng platinum as it simplifies its portfolio.
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12 December 2018
The diversified mining group expects to beat its 2018 output target by 2%, with further improvements over the next three years.
Stephen Van Coller says the move will help support its businesses as they need a different focus, capital structure and management.
The quick-service restaurant group believes that the CVA will help with the long-term viability and sustainability of Gourmet Burger Kitchen.
The financial services group is undertaking a strategic review with the aim to ensure its relevance in South Africa.
The construction and engineering group says guarantee providers were obliged to pay $43.8 million over to Ghana’s Cenpower to complete the power plant.
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11 December 2018
The mobile network operator has yet to reach common ground with Nigeria’s central bank and Attorney General over allegations of impropriety
The iron ore producer says its Iron Ore Export Channel was reopened quicker than expected following a derailment.
The metals recovery company says buying PlatCro’s chrome extraction business will give it a strategic position in the PGM and chrome-rich bushveld complex.
The property investor, which has been renamed Lighthouse Capital, is selling its listed property portfolio as it identifies redevelopment opportunities to invest in.
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10 December 2018
The Financial Sector Conduct Authority is taking a closer look at rumours trending on social media ahead of the release of Viceroy’s report.
With cash flow under pressure the group says a listing is no longer suitable and the associated costs outweighed any benefits.
The IT services group plans to position itself as a leading data and analytics company in SA and potentially also in Europe.
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