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This was the busiest year for corporate deals in SA, and M&A activity is likely not over yet

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A long list of SA companies received takeover bids from foreign firms this year. With many companies trading under cautionary, analysts expect more deals in 2022.
A long list of SA companies received takeover bids from foreign firms this year. With many companies trading under cautionary, analysts expect more deals in 2022.
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The past year and a half has been one of the busiest periods in a long time for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity.

The number of M&A deals in SA, especially those involving foreign investors, reached heights last seen in the days of Walmart's acquisition of Massmart and Kansai Plascon's acquisition of Freeworld Coatings. That was before SA was engulfed by corruption scandals and the economy started shrinking. 

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