France ready to cut Renault stake to shore up Nissan partnership: minister

2019-06-09 12:10

France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Saturday.

WATCH: Old partner Nissan left sidelined by Renault-Fiat merger

2019-05-27 14:21

Nissan, a long-time Renault partner, has been left sidelined by a potential tie-up between the French firm and Fiat-Chrysler, just as the beleaguered Japanese firm battles to recover from the arrest of former boss Carlos Ghosn.

Lonmin improves financial position ahead of Sibanye takeover

2018-11-29 20:03

Lonmin reports improve performance in what is expected to the company last financial results ahead of its planned merger with Sibanye-Stillwater

SAB brews plans to sweeten AB InBev tie-up deal

2018-06-14 15:26

SAB briefed Parliament on its progress in meeting the conditions for its merger with global brewery giant AB InBev.

R12m for foreign firm to manage SA's airline mergers

2017-01-10 19:07

It will cost government R12.1m to make use of the services of Bain and Company to manage the merger of South Africa’s three state airlines - SAA, Mango and SA Express.

Green light for Microsoft-LinkedIn deal in SA

2016-11-10 11:57

Local competition authorities have given their thumbs up to the South African leg of a global merger between Microsoft and LinkedIn.

LinkedIn results beat expectations ahead of Microsoft tie-up

2016-08-05 09:10

LinkedIn reported earnings and revenue that were higher than analysts expected, after the company negotiated a $26.2bn sale to Microsoft.

Commission to further scrutinise SABMiller deal

2016-05-05 12:48

SA's competition watchdog will ask for another extension to scrutinise Anheuser-Busch InBev's planned R1.6trn takeover of SABMiller, its spokesperson has revealed.

Nokia gains control of Alcatel-Lucent

2016-01-05 08:57

Finnish telecoms giant Nokia has gained control of nearly 80% of its French-American rival Alcatel-Lucent.

SA digital marketing firm in R1.5bn merger

2015-11-05 10:58

Two digital marketing specialist companies have inked what is being described as one of the biggest mergers in the industry to date in South Africa.


How politics, miscommunication, and 'betrayal' of Nissan crashed Fiat Chrysler's deal with Renault

2019-06-08 09:29

Renault's board feared alienating Japanese partner Nissan. Fiat Chrysler didn't get the message.

Competition Commission approves Capitec acquisition of Mercantile Bank

2019-05-03 15:29

The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that a proposed merger – which will see Capitec acquiring Mercantile Bank – should be approved without conditions.

Superbalist, Spree merger sets the stage for new e-fashion gem

2018-06-18 19:50

Media24 and Takealot have announced that Media24 will be the 51% owner of a new venture which will arise from a merger between Naspers-owned online fashion retailers Spree and Superbalist.

Patel: No timeframe yet for IDC/NEF marriage

2017-03-27 18:39

There is no timeline yet for the proposed amalgamation of the Industrial Development Corporation and the National Empowerment Fund, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Competition watchdog okays Primedia's new acquisitions

2016-11-28 17:39

The Competition Commission has approved, without conditions, an intermediate merger whereby the media and advertising company Primedia acquires Primedia Interactive and Primedia Lifestyle from Old Mutual.

Competition Tribunal approves PIC merger

2016-09-30 19:29

The Competition Tribunal approved a merger between the Public Investment Corporation and Sub-Saharan Industrial Holdings.

Bayer shares slide on Monsanto bid talks

2016-05-19 10:36

Shares in Bayer have slid by 7% at the start of trade after the chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant said it was in merger talks with Monsanto.

SABMiller agrees to SA funds for Coke bottle merger

2016-05-04 09:54

SABMiller and Coca-Cola have agreed to protect jobs and set up two R400m development funds in order to secure approval for the creation of bottling operations in Africa.

Hearing into Vodacom-Neotel merger delayed

2015-11-23 08:13

The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has agreed to postpone a hearing into the proposed R7bn Vodacom-Neotel merger.

Tribunal disallows tie-up by seed giants

2011-10-14 16:29

The Competition Tribunal has denied the takeover by US firm Pioneer Hi-Bred of SA's Pannar, saying it would lessen competition in the sector.

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