NEWS ARCHIVES


18 June 2021

Deep Catch. Deep Earn-Outs.

Imperial Logistics is acquiring Deep Catch, an integrated logistics business headquartered in Namibia. It's a wonderful case study for techniques used in structuring deals.

The Healthy Company Book Launch Event

The Healthy Company, written by Professor Mervyn King SC and Leigh Roberts, is a handbook for directors and executives - and those on their way to...

Who's doing what this week in the South African M&A space?

Weekly summary of Merger & Acquisition activity by South African companies

Who's doing what in the African M&A space?

Weekly summary of all Merger & Acquisition activity from across Africa (excluding South Africa)

Thorts: Permanent Capital Vehicles - the future for infrastructure funds

As more listed vehicles start trading and gain significant scale, there will be serious activity in this space which bodes well for the future of infrastructure...

Weekly corporate finance activity by SA exchange-listed companies

Weekly summary of corporate finance activity by South African exchange listed companies

Stellar Capital Partners Limited

Imperial Logistics Limited




17 June 2021

Mpactful investment in South Africa

Mpact has released a strong earnings update and confirmed that R500m has been earmarked for further investment in South Africa.

Arrowhead will work together with Fairvest

Arrowhead's independent board has assessed Fairvest's approach and determined that the firms should work together to propose a merger.

Irongate raises A$50m on the JSE

The Investec Australia Property Fund rebranded to Irongate Group in late 2020 and has successfully tapped the market for capital.

Bell Equipment: a company of few words

Bell's profitability seems to be recovering quickly, which activist shareholders will be watching with interest.

s12J: write off 100% of your investment against taxable income

Section 12J is an investment tax incentive designed to encourage investment into a range of private companies which meet defined criteria.




15 June 2021

Sanlam allocating more capital to SA

Sanlam is acquiring Alexander Forbes' Life business for R100m, thereby strengthening its position in the South African market.

Advice-led and capital-light

Alexander Forbes has walked a difficult road but is upbeat about its new operating model.

Another Huge circular is upon us

Huge Group has released its Category 1 circular to shareholders. It's worth revisiting just how much paperwork there is in this Adapt IT bidding war.

Is formal wear making a comeback?

Ted Baker isn't on the radar of SA investors, but the London-listed retailer has brought us some fascinating insights in its latest results.

Can a single model portfolio cover all the requirements of risk versus return or does one need to be invested across a range of them?

Model portfolios are diversified groups of assets designed to achieve an expected return with a corresponding risk.




14 June 2021

Caught in their own web

The architects of the Naspers / Prosus web are fighting battles on all fronts, as asset managers take the activist route.

MAGIC MARKETS PODCAST: Investing in Agri

Wandile Sihlobo is an expert on the agriculture sector in South Africa. His insights on the latest episode of Magic Markets are invaluable.

Omnia's fertile balance sheet

After a monumental recovery year and an appreciable jump in the share price, Omnia is ready to make big decisions about capital allocation.

SAB Zenzele Kabili - our very own Gamestop?

The NAV of each Zenzele Kabili share is R60. The share price is R180. It's not hard to see the potential problems here.

The Week Ahead

All news is good news for the US equity markets. The S&P 500 reaches a new record high.




11 June 2021

MultiChoice multiplies profits

MultiChoice is proof that just because you cancelled DSTV to get Netflix, it doesn't mean everyone else did.

The Foschini Group and a year to forget

TFG will be thrilled to say goodbye to the FY21 financial year, a revolting experience for the clothing industry by any measure.

Super Group back on the right side of operating leverage

Super Group is expecting a substantial recovery in profitability as top-line growth returns to the business.

Who's doing what this week in the South African M&A space?

Weekly summary of Merger & Acquisition activity by South African companies

Who's doing what in the African M&A space?

Weekly summary of all Merger & Acquisition activity from across Africa (excluding South Africa)

Weekly corporate finance activity by SA exchange-listed companies

Weekly summary of corporate finance activity by South African exchange listed companies

Support vital during financial restructuring

Companies that are financially restructured as well as other interested parties can avoid pitfalls and benefit from independent escrow and treasury intermediary services

Thorts: A Simple Guide to the New Law on Mergers in Ghana

The new regime of mergers under the 2019 Companies Act is progressive with a comprehensive legal framework for, and structured approach to, mergers of companies.




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