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How South African companies are battling the pandemic and recession

18 Sep 2020 /  Roxanne Henderson, Janice Kew, Felix Njini and Loni Prinsloo, Bloomberg    1
How companies in key industries have coped with the unprecedented crisis.

How bulletproof is Brait’s crown jewel, Virgin Active?

24 Aug 2020 /  Hilton Tarrant    16
The bull and the bear case for the gym operator….

Virgin Active ‘disappointed’ by 50-person limit but plans Monday reopening

UPDATE
20 Aug 2020 /  Suren Naidoo   38
Planet Fitness, its biggest local competitor, started opening gyms this week.

Double whammy hastens retirement of once richest South African

26 Jul 2020 /  Janice Kew, Bloomberg   35
Steinhoff scandal and coronavirus pandemic have nudged Christo Wiese towards retirement.

SA corporates’ offshore forays have destroyed over R300bn in value

16 Jul 2020 /  Peter Armitage   32
Local conditions and competitive environments are simply different.

Brait sees pandemic delaying Virgin Active sale

24 Jun 2020 /  Janice Kew, Bloomberg   4
Covid put a spanner in the works - said Peter Hayward-Butt of Ethos Private Equity.

JPMorgan sees virus fallout reviving South African equity sales

12 Jun 2020 /  Roxanne Henderson and Loni Prinsloo, Bloomberg   
The coronavirus may breathe some life into SA share sales.

MTN’s possible violation of the Anti-Terrorism Act, rental collections and the process of vaccines

9 Jun 2020 /  Simon Brown   
Deryck Janse van Rensburg of Anchor Capital on Brait's sale of Iceland Foods and MTN's Anti-Terrorism Act woes. Stanlib's Keillen Ndlovu on rental collections picking up and offshore vs local property. Biovac CEO Dr Morena Makhoana on understanding the process behind vaccines.

Value Capital Partners takes R580m stake in Net1

28 Apr 2020 /  Ann Crotty   5
Second-largest shareholder will use influence and voting power to promote good governance.

Searching for the value in local equities

27 Mar 2020 /  Patrick Cairns  
Skilled managers have demonstrated their worth in an extremely difficult environment. How?

Special report: The big discounts on holding companies

6 Feb 2020 /  Patrick Cairns   3
Where have they come from, and where are they going?

Market wrap: Global markets sit on sidelines as US out for Thanksgiving

28 Nov 2019 /  Moneyweb  
David Shapiro – Deputy chairman, Sasfin Securities

It’s clear Christo Wiese must go

8 Nov 2019 /  Hilton Tarrant   27
His position as a chairman who is not independent is no longer tenable.

PIC fails to provide an exemplary service to government pensioners

21 Oct 2019 /  Barbara Curson   7
Then pays a dividend of R80m to government – off the back of income on assets surely owned primarily by the state employee pension pot?

SA’s corporate meltdown

17 Oct 2019 /  Peter Armitage   34
Why these 20 high-profile companies' share prices have tanked, with billions of rands vaporised.

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