Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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Capitec's acquisition of Mercantile Business Bank has been formally approved by Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni and other regulatory authorities.
It owns a fully mechanised mine with a "low labour complement".
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.
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.
The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that the proposed acquisition of Edgars by New HoldCo be approved subject to conditions.
The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between Glencore South Africa Oil Investment and the local division of Chevron.
The Competition Tribunal has prohibited a merger between Mediclinic and Matlosana Medical Health Services in the North West province.
Ascendis Health has concluded a sale agreement of its pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Isando to an international pharmaceutical company for R130m.
The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between Sibanye Gold - trading as Sibanye-Stillwater - and Lonmin with conditions.
Continuing its diversification, Comair has entered a joint venture with an IT company and acquired a leadership development consultancy firm.
The proposed R1bn transaction should be approved without conditions.
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
The Competition Tribunal has approved, without conditions, a large merger that will see Absa acquiring target assets from Société Générale.
The Competition Tribunal has approved, with certain conditions, a large merger that will see a new company purchasing the entire issued shares of Edgars.
The Competition Tribunal has approved, subject to certain conditions, the state-owned IDC's acquisition of Celrose - of which Edcon is a majority shareholder.
Old Mutual's 'managed separation' was Deal of the Year.
But Gold Fields denies it wants to merge with AngloGold.
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 plans to expand into business banking, which may include the acquisition of Mercantile Bank.
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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