04 December 2019
The private education group has bought a school and two pre-schools in deals that it says are not material but are strategic.
The minerals explorer says potential equity partners have indicated interest in taking stakes in its miner operating subsidiary companies.
The shipping group is also in talks with lenders to provide it with the capital it needs to acquire an additional stake in IVS Bulk.
The struggling property fund says its lenders want it to remain a listed entity as it repays debt through property disposals.
The Botswana-based retailer is selling its SA operations for R1 and outstanding debt.
03 December 2019
The Covent Garden landlord says a strong balance sheet and financial flexibility position it to capitalise on investment opportunities.
Shareholders will receive shares in the container group as a distribution in specie following its inward listing on the JSE.
The real estate investment trust now generates close to half its earnings from Spain, where it is well placed to deliver sustainable returns.
The power and energy infrastructure group is trying to reduce interest-bearing debt following a recapitalisation earlier this year
The group is exiting its food brand franchise businesses and will focus on luxury goods after failing to raise capital for expansion.
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The Germany property owner will fund the deal with a mixture of debt and the proceeds from recent disposals.
02 December 2019
A probe has found that some senior executives fiddled the books at the sugar producer and land owner, resulting in an overstatement of profit.
The struggling mobile network operator has spurned a potential takeover by its rival.
Investec plans to sell a stake in Ninety One in a secondary cash placing when it lists in the middle of March.
The construction group says it was an unwitting contributor to what may have been a slush fund for the benefit of certain Eskom executives.
The group says horse racing is at an unenviable juncture and that a more equitable funding dispensation is needed for the sport to survive.
Global growth has probably turned up but nothing profound insight.
The property fund says initiates taken to engage customers at its shopping centres have resulted in trading density growth.
29 November 2019
The deal with Andile Khumalo increases its Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment rating from Level 8 to Level 2.
The construction group has raised funding requirements as it battles to get payment from some clients.
Its total order book has swelled to R54.8 million after US subsidiary Clough won a large petrochemical project.
The story of Africas growth potential is brought to life by 1.2 billion inhabitants and an urban population estimated to increase by 24 million people annually.
Weekly summary of Merger & Acquisition activity by South African companies
Weekly summary of all Merger & Acquisition activity from across Africa (excluding South Africa)
The agricultural group credits its ongoing diversification, growth strategy and resilience for an improvement in earnings.
The group says investment in its less cyclical feeds, farming and other African business should cushion the impact of weak egg prices.
Production was curtailed as the group redesigned the mining operation as chrome concentrate prices declined.
Weekly summary of corporate finance activity by South African exchange listed companies
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28 November 2019
Ethos will become the new strategic equity partner and advisor to the investment group as it prepares for a R5.25 billion rights issue.
While SA sales are showing a continued improvement, its operations in Australia remain challenging.
The cigarette and nicotine replacement manufacturer says it is on track for a strong year as it delivers on its priorities.
The packaging group has been impacted by a decline in the value of the Zimbabwe currency that left it with a massive devaluation loss.
For many relatively wealthy South Africans the question has become not whether to invest offshore, but how.
The REIT says distributable income next year will be negatively impacted by its listed investment and a major tenant failure.