29 August 2019
The automotive group expects solid financial results for 2020, subject to stable currencies and SA retaining its investment grade rating.
The food services group says the UK and Eastern Europe delivered strong performances, while SA showed a recovery.
Shares in the pharmaceuticals manufacturer jumped after it reported a strong increase in annual earnings.
The engineering and construction group is positioning itself for more big contract wins in the natural resources sector.
The wine and spirits group has reported strong growth in Africa but was hit by currency issues in Angola and Zimbabwe.
The discount pharmacy chain has also benefitted from a bigger increase in the Single Exit Price for drugs.
28 August 2019
The logistics group says the benefits of a big reorganisation should reflect in its bottom line in the year ahead.
The group has also recognised a fair-value loss on its dollar convertible bonds due to a rally in its share price this year.
The mine tailings re-treatment specialist has benefitted from a higher gold price and the inclusion of Far West Gold Recoveries.
The black empowerment investment group says its interim loss and headline loss will be lower, partly due to its Sea Harvest investment.
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The platinum producer is buying the Kwanda North and Central Block rights from Atlatsa, which is in the process of delisting from the JSE.
27 August 2019
Naspers says the top 10 consumer internet giant will have an estimated market capitalisation of $100 billion on day one.
SA investors taking up stock in Prosus when it lists next month may be liable for capital gains tax.
The oil and chemicals group has revised its earnings guidance for the project lower due to problems at the Ethane Cracker.
The private education group has grown student numbers and earnings following a spate of acquisitions.
Global growth is cooling and the measures that central banks have to stimulate is limited.
The logistics group continues to benefit from positive momentum in the commodities cycle as consumer-facing business come under pressure.
More than a quarter of the retail property owner’s shareholders say they won’t support Comprop’s proposed R5.90 per share offer.
26 August 2019
Investors will get one share in Prosus for each Naspers share they hold when it lists next month.
The platinum producer says its current capital structure, project commitments and the difficult economy preclude the payment of a cash dividend.
With its non-core businesses held for sale, the freight and financial services group is focused on trade corridors and finance.
The aluminium products manufacturer says it has taken corrective action after a number of factors impacted interim earnings.
The property owner says it has had more visits to its shopping centre as retail spending by Eastern Europeans grows.
The specialised engineering and construction group expects a rebound in annual earnings and says its order book remains strong.
23 August 2019
The budget retailer says an imbalance in its clothing assortment resulted in bigger markdowns but it is seeing a spring recovery.
The life assurer and asset manager served CEO Peter Moyo with a further notice terminating his employment.
The tile maker and retailer said it ended the year with cash in excess of its requirements.
Weekly summary of M&A activity by South African companies
Weekly summary of all M&A activity from across Africa (excluding South Africa)
The diversified mining group says selling its SA coal operations will strengthen its balance sheet and improve margins.
The resources group has benefited from increased income from its investments and selling down its Tronox stake.
Weekly summary of corporate finance activity by South African exchange listed companies
The acquisition of Clover Industries