Famous Brands' former CEO dumps almost R45m in shares in five months

2019-11-01 17:11

John Halamandres, former CEO of Famous Brands and who now serves as a non-executive director disposed of 500 000 shares, almost R45m, so far to settle a loan.

Famous Brands expects spike in half-year earnings after Gourmet Burger Kitchen knock

2019-10-04 14:32

Owner of food franchises Debonairs and Steers, Famous Brands, expects its earnings to improve by more than 100% for the six months ended August 31, 2019.

Famous Brands expecting to dish up strong results

2018-08-17 11:35

Despite challenging trading conditions and having to recall ready-to-eat meat products from its outlets earlier in the year, Famous Brands is expecting to release positive results at the end of August.

Tough UK conditions dampen Famous Brands performance

2018-05-24 13:58

Famous Brand revenue jumps 23% to R7bn, helped by strong performance from its South African operations while the UK business suffered from difficult trading conditions

Steers and Wimpy's parent company is writing off up to R449 million because its fancy-schmancy UK burger joint is bleeding it dry

2018-03-08 11:07

An impairment on Gourmet Burger Kitchen will cost Famous Brands more than 20% of its earnings per share.

Burger Brexit hit sends Famous Brands down most in 14 years

2017-10-11 11:59

Famous Brands which has bought the UK’s Gourmet Burger Kitchen chain months after the Brexit vote, slumped the most in 14 years.

Famous brands enters Ghana, exits three African countries

2017-06-04 06:02

Famous Brands, Africa’s largest branded food service franchiser, had entered Ghana but exited the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast and Tanzania.

Famous Brands earnings drop after shopping spree

2017-05-29 08:02

Africa’s largest branded food services franchisor Famous Brands has posted a 33% increase in revenue on the back of a robust acquisition spree.

Costly mistake: Digit error places wrong person on rich list

2016-12-12 12:47

A slip of the digit resulted in former Famous Brands CEO Kevin Hedderwick being placed as SA’s 11th highest earner on the Business Times Rich List.

Famous Brands profits soar amid M&A spree

2016-10-24 07:57

Famous Brands has reported a 71% increase in headline earnings per share, as the company continued to build capacity amid its merger and acquisition spree.


Owner of Steers and Wimpy takes profit hit

2019-10-28 11:29

Famous Brands does not expect the economy to improve in the current period.

'Racist' curry stunt sparks outrage against Steers and Wimpy sister chain

2018-10-19 12:21

The campaign featured a white man shouting outside Indian restaurants.

Famous Brands to stay in UK despite poor results

2018-05-25 17:29

Despite posting tepid results from its UK operations, Famous Brands still sees the highly competitive market as a good investment.

Famous Brands takes knock on profit warning

2018-05-17 11:03

The Famous Brands share price has taken a knock after the owner of Steers and Debonairs said it expects a weaker financial performance for the year to end-February.

Famous Brands CEO: There are no green shoots in the UK

2017-10-31 07:59

Famous Brands, which bought the UK’s Gourmet Burger Kitchen chain months after Brexit, said it sees difficult trading conditions persisting for at least the next year and a half.

SHARE WATCH: Anglogold, Sasol among 5 notable JSE movers

2017-08-29 12:27

Share analyst Kirk Swart looks at shares that are making significant moves on the Johannesburg's Stock Exchange in this week's share watch.

What next for Steers owner after buying spree?

2017-05-30 07:13

Africa’s largest branded food services franchisor has put its focus back on its winning outlets, following an acquisition spree which saw the company buy seven new firms.

Hedderwick joins Joffe at Long4Life

2017-05-22 08:38

Former Famous Brands CEO Kevin Hedderwick has joined Bidvest founder Brian Joffe at Long4Life, after the company listed on the JSE in April 2017.

Famous Brands partners with By Word of Mouth

2016-11-27 14:00

The Competition Commission has approved Famous Brands' agreement to acquire 49.9% of By Word of Mouth.

Famous Brands trading statement

2016-10-11 16:22

Famous Brands is satisfied that a reasonable degree of certainty exists with regard to the financial results for the six months ended August 31 2016.

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