Career Junction sale signals end of an era - Goldstuck

2015-01-21 07:00

The sale to PNet's parent company signals the end of an experiment by traditional media to diversify into digital ventures as a potential spin-off business, says Arthur Goldstuck.

Kagiso's Times Media acquisition now formal

2015-01-15 17:43

Times Media Group has received formal notification that Kagiso Asset Management has acquired an interest in the securities of the company.

Bonamour keeps his head – Rudyard Kipling would approve

2014-12-09 11:06

At a time when most South African business executives are winding down for the holidays, Andrew Bonamour announced two deals worth roughly R2bn each.

Sekunjalo has bold plans for Sapa

2014-08-25 20:30

Sekunjalo Investment Holdings has made a bid to buy the SA Press Association, with participation by other media houses to help establish a new syndication service.

FSB to probe Times Media

2014-03-31 10:24

The Times Media Group is reportedly under investigation for allegedly trading during a closed period when directors are not allowed to trade in shares.

Times Media jumps on earnings

2014-03-11 10:50

Shares of Times Media Group rose more than 10% and are on track to make their biggest intra-day gain since August, after the group swung back to profit.

Sekunjalo boss slams Sunday Times

2014-02-18 09:40

Reports in the Sunday Times of alleged price-fixing involving a fishing firm owned by Sekunjalo are part of a smear campaign, says Sekunjalo's CEO Khalid Abdulla.

Caxton sells off R100m in TMG shares

2014-01-14 10:58

Caxto sold shares in the Times Media Group worth about R100m between June and December last year, according to a report.

Independent deal gets the nod

2013-08-15 17:49

The Competition Commission has issued the second part of its approval for the acquisition of Independent News & Media SA by two companies.

DStv loses Indian channel

2013-08-06 16:27

DStv said it was sad to announce that the Saffron TV channel will be dropped from the Indian bouquet after the channel announced its closure.

Times Media to sell its map affiliate

2013-06-07 15:11

Times Media Group plans to sell its 51% shareholding in Map Integration Technologies to TomTom Africa for R37.49m, the company says.

Govt to buy stake in newspaper group

2013-05-21 07:40

The Government Employees' Pension Fund is to acquire a 25% stake, worth about R500m, in Independent News and Media SA, according to a report.

Newspapers are struggling - Caxton

2013-04-25 17:36

Newspapers are battling to generate profits because the industry is exchanging rands for internet cents, Parliament has heard.

Times Media strikes deal to buy BDFM stake

2013-04-15 12:48

Times Media Group has reached an agreement with Pearson Overseas Holdings to buy the 50% stake in BDFM Publishing that it does already own, the company says.

Times Media boycotts media hearings

2013-02-25 17:58

Times Media has joined Caxton in pulling out of public hearings into media transformation, citing a probe into anti-competitive behaviour.

Business Day to go tabloid

2013-01-15 12:31

Financial daily Business Day will scrap its broadsheet format for a more flexible tabloid edition in April, says BDFM publisher Peter Bruce.

Coronation ups Times Media stake

2013-01-02 10:48

Media house Times Media Group says Coronation Asset Management has increased its holding in the company to 15.5%.

PIC not supporting Avusa buyout

2012-07-31 11:01

The Public Investment Corporation has decided not to support the buyout of Avusa by the Times Media Group, citing concern about its proposed restructuring plan.


Times Media sells Career Junction to PNet owners

2015-01-20 11:52

Times Media Group has sold its online job portal for an undisclosed amount to the owners of PNet, who say they don't plan on merging the two entities.

MTN launches streaming video service

2014-12-30 09:47

The mobile phone operator has launched an internet TV series and movie entertainment service called 'FrontRow' that can be viewed on any connected device.

Blackstar makes offer for Times Media Group

2014-12-08 17:22

Times Media Group has appointed an independent board to consider an offer from investment company Blackstar, which has also made a deal with Tiso.

Pensioners sue Times Media Group

2014-08-08 10:15

A David and Goliath battle could be fought by pensioners against the Times Media Group, which publishes the Sunday Times and Business Day.

Business Day gets new editor

2014-03-28 09:16

Songezo Zibi has been appointed editor of Business Day effective from May 1, Times Media Group has announced.

Caxton sells off TMG shares to Blackstar

2014-03-04 10:54

Caxton and CTP Publishers have sold their entire shareholding in the Times Media Group to the Blackstar Group, according to Business Report.

Media body calls for Times Media probe

2014-02-10 19:22

The Movement for Transformation in Media in SA has called for a probe into the transformation of Times Media Group.

McGregor BFA buys I-Net Bridge for R113m

2013-11-15 17:04

McGregor BFA, which is owned by Naspers, has sealed the deal to purchase I-Net Bridge for less than the initial amount.

McGregor BFA buying I-Net Bridge

2013-08-08 12:02

Times Media Group is selling I-Net Bridge to Naspers-owned McGregor BFA for R115m, according to a JSE report.

Times Media sells Monte‚ Suncoast cinemas

2013-06-25 19:07

Times Media has sold its 51% stake in Monte Cinemas Proprietary to Tsogo Sun Casinos for R20m as part of the media company’s turnaround strategy.

Times Media defends editorials

2013-05-27 08:56

Times Media Group has defended itself against criticism by Sekunjalo chief Iqbal Surve of editorials about the acquisition of Independent News and Media SA.

TMG: Don't over-regulate media

2013-04-26 20:12

The media industry is pushing for self-regulation, but believes over-regulation should be avoided, Times Media Group says.

'Pain' for printers in digital age

2013-04-25 15:07

The newspaper industry is struggling to survive as consumers migrate to digital news forms.

Times Media in takeover talks for BDFM

2013-04-15 08:30

The Times Media Group is in talks about the takeover of BDFM, which publishes Business Day, Financial Mail and is the parent company of Summit TV, a report says.

Financial Mail editor steps down

2013-02-13 11:10

Barney Mthombothi the editor of the Financial Mail, has resigned after eight years at the helm of the publication.

Caxton buys Times Media stake

2013-01-15 09:07

Caxton's shareholding in Times Media Group has increased with its acquisition of Mvelaphanda Holdings' 7.3%, a report says.

Times Media green light for Avusa

2012-08-16 13:39

Times Media Group's bid for Avusa has been approved by shareholders, who voted in favour of the deal.

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