26 November 2019
The mass-market retailer has impaired The Building Company and closed up shop in Zimbabwe after incurring a loss from its operations there.
The packaging group will report a loss from total operations due to foreign exchange losses in Zimbabwe and higher tax in Angola.
The oil and chemicals group has also warned of a decline in first-half earnings.
Gearing at the engineering and capital equipment group has increased following a tax settlement with SARS in 2018.
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Global growth showing a mixed signal. SA’s growth prospects declining.
The German real estate investor says it will either buy assets using its own balance sheet or through its joint venture with AXA.
The industrial group says its priority is to turn around underperforming businesses following the disposal of its fleet management unit to Bidvest.
25 November 2019
The groups say they plan to grow investments in food delivery as it is a sector that can be transformed by technology.
Full-year earnings have declined following a slower than expected recovery at its processed meats division and a challenging trading environment.
The services group says an aggressive turnaround plan under a new CEO should turn its security business around.
Interim results last year were impacted by a software write-off and a penalty for terminating an IT contract.
The company will report a drop in full-year earnings after missing its production targets and fetching a lower price for its chrome concentrate.
The real estate investment trust is bringing more of its German properties to market as it focuses on the UK industrial sector.
22 November 2019
The retailer was left with too much inventory in its stores last winter, resulting in bigger markdowns and lower sales of full-priced clothing.
The specialist bank and asset manager has reported a decline in first-half earnings due to weak market conditions in the UK.
The private hospital group says it is exploring options for Scanmed after selling its stake in Max Healthcare in India this year.
The investment group has also resolved to maximise value through the realisation of assets in its portfolio over the next five years.
Weekly summary of Merger & Acquisition activity by South African companies
Weekly summary of all Merger & Acquisition activity from across Africa (excluding South Africa)
The construction group says first-half earnings will be impacted by provisions and project losses totalling more than R1 billion.
Weekly summary of corporate finance activity by South African exchange listed companies
The 100 largest JSE-listed companies have succeeded in generating approximately R317bn in value for B-BBEE participants but R208bn of this is still locked in shares
21 November 2019
With less than a month to go before the first closing date, neither side is budging in the takeover battle for Just Eat.
The furniture and appliances retailer has expanded into the upper end of the market and is also growing online sales.
The cement producer has resorted to hyperinflationary accounting for PPC Zimbabwe, while volumes in Southern Africa also declined.
The fund has declared a lower combined dividend due to longer lead times on new leases, higher costs and the weak economy.
The infrastructure investor says the increase is due to the dividend income it earns from its portfolio of renewable energy assets.
The black empowerment investment holding company says its results were affected by impairments and equity losses.
20 November 2019
The investment holding companies plan to distribute their holdings in FirstRand to shareholders, while Remgro will also distribute its RMB stake.
The investment manager says the challenging markets of the past five years have resulted in many attractively priced opportunities for active managers.
Baked beans was the fastest growing sales category last year, giving the food producer a welcome tail wind.
Following last year's big loss and its recent capital raise, the chemicals, fertiliser and explosives group has delivered some positive news.
The self storage property fund says its defensive business model will help support it despite challenging conditions in SA and the UK.
The investment company is seeing a growing contribution Pension Insurance Corporation as British American Tobacco stays under pressure.