ARTICLES RELATING TO MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

Court dismisses AMCU's job loss appeal on Sibanye-Lonmin merger

2019-05-17 15:46

Judge Dennis Davis on Friday dismissed an appeal by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) who wanted an aproval by the Competition Tribunal for a merger between mining companies Sibanye-Stillwater and Lonmin set aside.

Edcon handed a lifeline in bid to save jobs

2019-04-30 17:19

The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that the proposed acquisition of Edgars by New HoldCo be approved subject to conditions.

Competition Tribunal approves Glencore-Chevron merger

2019-03-16 11:59

The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between Glencore South Africa Oil Investment and the local division of Chevron.

Tribunal prohibits proposed Mediclinic hospital merger over fear healthcare prices would go up

2019-01-30 17:14

The Competition Tribunal has prohibited a merger between Mediclinic and Matlosana Medical Health Services in the North West province.

Ascendis Health sells SA manufacturing plant for R130m

2018-12-20 18:01

Ascendis Health has concluded a sale agreement of its pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Isando to an international pharmaceutical company for R130m.

Tribunal approves Sibanye-Stillwater, Lonmin merger with conditions

2018-11-21 18:18

The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between Sibanye Gold - trading as Sibanye-Stillwater - and Lonmin with conditions.

Comair launches tech joint venture

2018-09-13 17:51

Continuing its diversification, Comair has entered a joint venture with an IT company and acquired a leadership development consultancy firm.

Naspers-owned company buys an Israeli start-up, whose tech is already used by South African taxis

2018-07-23 16:06

With the acquisition of Zooz, PayU invested over $350 million (R4.7 billion) in financial technology since 2016.

The number of messages sent via WhatsApp each day has tripled since Facebook bought it four years ago

2018-05-09 10:30

WhatsApp wasn't widely considered a sound investment by Facebook, which had a messaging platform of its own and more than twice the number of monthly active users, but its growth in the years since says otherwise.

Mantis signs strategic partnership with AccorHotels

2018-04-12 18:24

AccorHotels has acquired a 50% stake in Mantis, which was founded and is chaired by Adrian Gardiner.

 

Competition Tribunal approves 'lifeline' Edgars merger with conditions

2019-05-09 17:30

The Competition Tribunal has approved, with certain conditions, a large merger that will see a new company purchasing the entire issued shares of Edgars.

Competition Tribunal approves IDC, Celrose merger with conditions

2019-04-12 18:55

The Competition Tribunal has approved, subject to certain conditions, the state-owned IDC's acquisition of Celrose - of which Edcon is a majority shareholder.

For the tenth year in a row, this law firm was South Africa's top dealmaker

2019-02-21 15:15

Old Mutual's 'managed separation' was Deal of the Year.

Wild rally in SA's gold giants after 'mega merger' report

2019-01-22 19:23

But Gold Fields denies it wants to merge with AngloGold.

Sibanye and Lonmin merger heads to Competitions Appeals Court

2018-12-20 11:50

Sibanye-Stillwater and Lonmin are seeking an urgent hearing from the Competition Appeals Court, after trade union AMCU filed an appeal against a their merger approval.

Capitec took 10.5 million customers from the big banks — here’s how it is about to go after business banking too

2018-09-26 18:17

Capitec plans to expand into business banking, which may include the acquisition of Mercantile Bank.

WATCH: Elon Musk says he's in talks with Saudis on taking Tesla private

2018-08-14 13:49

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has disclosed that he was in talks with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund and other investors to take the electric automaker private.

Old Mutual Private Equity to invest in supplier of medical devices

2018-05-25 15:13

Old Mutual Private Equity has acquired a 50% interest in Medhold Group, an end-to-end supplier of medical devices.

Sasfin and Saxo Bank to work together

2018-04-22 13:22

Sasfin is in the process of acquiring Saxo Capital Markets South Africa from Saxo Bank.

Green light for Netcare’s R1.3bn Akeso buy

2018-03-19 14:38

The Competition Tribunal, supported by the Competition Commission, has approved the R1.3bn acquisition of Akeso Clinics by private healthcare group Netcare.

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