ARTICLES RELATING TO MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

Mboweni approves Capitec acquisition of Mercantile

2019-10-09 18:08

Capitec's acquisition of Mercantile Business Bank has been formally approved by Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni and other regulatory authorities.

Implats to buy Canadian miner for more than R11bn

2019-10-07 17:57

It owns a fully mechanised mine with a "low labour complement".

Food giant PepsiCo plans to spend R24 billion to buy the SA maker of Liqui-Fruit and Bovril – in one of its biggest ever deals outside the USA

2019-07-19 09:11

PepsiCo plans to pay a large premium to buy out Pioneer Foods, as both companies stress the potential for growth in sub-Saharan Africa off the back of brands such as Sasko, Bokomo, and Maltabella.

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.

 

Competition Commission approves sale of Business Day, Sunday Times owner

2019-10-07 18:07

The proposed R1bn transaction should be approved without conditions.

Grand Parade sells its stake in Sun Slots for more than R500 million

2019-08-30 18:25

GPI, which owns the Grand West casino in Cape Town as well as the Burger King franchise in the country, has been under pressure in recent years

Competition Tribunal gives Absa, Société Générale deal the nod

2019-06-12 19:04

The Competition Tribunal has approved, without conditions, a large merger that will see Absa acquiring target assets from Société Générale.

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.

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