EXPLAINER: The plan to bankroll Eskom with government employee pensions

2020-02-11 15:43

Investment experts have warned that it may be the first step on a slippery slope of prescribed assets.

Futuregrowth says it didn't tell Transnet to remove CEO Gama

2018-08-21 07:51

Futuregrowth Asset Management said it didn’t tell Transnet to remove CEO Siyabonga Gama after the state entity said auditors couldn’t give its 2018 financial results a clean bill of health.

FULL STATEMENT: Futuregrowth's governance review of Sanral

2017-07-05 14:54

Read the full letter from Futuregrowth Asset Management to the SA National Roads Agency on its governance review.

Sanral’s new road to confidence

2017-01-15 09:42

Winning back the public’s trust is but one of many challenges facing the new Sanral CEO. But is he up to the task?

Futuregrowth lifts lending freeze on third SOE

2016-11-21 13:12

Futuregrowth has lifted its funding suspension on a third state-owned entity, the Development Bank of Southern Africa has revealed.

Futuregrowth seeks 'right side of history' with clean coal

2016-09-20 20:29

Futuregrowth Asset Management has suspended funding to the coal industry in order to be “on the right side of history", says chief investment officer Andrew Canter.

How to make SA roar like Asian Tiger: privatise SOEs – fast. Expert analysis

2016-09-15 19:13

Why not partially privatise the commercially orientated state-owned entities and make them more efficient, asks UCT's Professor Mark Ellyne.

Clarity on policy will deliver more success for energy procurement

2016-09-09 14:34

SPONSORED: Given the lead time for rolling out new sources of energy generation (at least 10 years for nuclear) it is critical that the IRP 2010 is updated soon.

Futuregrowth stands by loan freeze to SA state firms

2016-09-09 07:19

Futuregrowth has conceded it should have consulted with the state companies before going public about withdrawing funding to them, but it says it stands by the decision.

Futuregrowth's SOE stance under fire

2016-09-06 20:06

It's regrettable that Futuregrowth went to the media about its SOE funding decision, says the Association of Savings and Investment SA.


Futuregrowth's Canter on lessons learnt from SOE lending saga

2018-08-27 20:08

Investors have a key role to play in protecting the governance of state-owned entities in SA, says Andrew Canter, chief investment officer of Futuregrowth.

Futuregrowth ends 'capital strike' against Sanral

2017-07-05 16:14

Futuregrowth Asset Management may start lending again to the SA National Roads Agency after a ban which lasted almost a year.

Commission ditches Manyi's Futuregrowth collusion complaint

2017-03-07 17:55

The Competition Commission has thrown out a complaint by Mzwanele Manyi's Decolonisation Foundation involving Futuregrowth Asset Management.

Futuregrowth flags DBSA manager related to ‘politically exposed person’

2016-11-21 14:56

Futuregrowth has flagged a concern regarding the Development Bank of South Africa relating to a business unit head that is related to a politically exposed person.

Futuregrowth lifts funding ban against 2nd SOE

2016-11-07 13:22

Futuregrowth Asset Management has lifted its lending suspension against the state-owned Industrial Development Corporation.

Moody times for state enterprises

2016-09-18 06:53

FutureGrowth, which said it would stop funding SOEs this month, could do an about-turn amid ratings agency jitters.

Abax won't impose blanket lending freeze on SEOs

2016-09-09 21:00

Abax Investments, which has reduced bond purchases from state-owned enterprises, will not follow in the footsteps of Futuregrowth to withdraw funding.

Futuregrowth CIO recants: 'Had no idea of the unintended consequences'

2016-09-09 09:49

Futuregrowth CIO Andrew Canter has made a conciliatory statement and says he would just like things to calm down.

Brown, Futuregrowth meet on SOE funding call postponed

2016-09-08 11:55

Public enterprises minister Lynne Brown's scheduled meeting with Old Mutual and Futuregrowth has been moved to a later date.

Six SOEs on guard

2016-09-04 12:59

Six of South Africa’s largest state-owned enterprises (SOEs) risk having to pay more to borrow money, after the country’s largest and most influential buyer of their bonds said it would avoid investing in them.

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