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Mergers and acquisitions in a tough economic time

Often, owners of struggling businesses agree gladly to being bought out

Despite M&A uptick, many investors still on the fence

How land reform will be achieved in South Africa continues to limit near-term investment

SA airlines already working together amid merger talks — Gordhan

South Africa has been abuzz with the potential consequences of merging Mango Airlines with SA Express and South African Airways

Bottling merger worries smaller beverage firms

Smaller firms are concerned that SABMiller’s merger with a Coca-Cola division to form CCBSA may freeze them out of shelf space at retailers.

Surge in mergers and acquisitions proves Africa’s allure

The past decade has been a period of unprecedented growth for Africa.

PwC announces conditional merger with consultancy group

PricewaterhouseCoopers has announced that it has signed a conditional merger with corporate consultancy group Booz & Co.

Big growth spurt in Africa deals

Latest figures show investors are positive about doing business on the continent.

Ministers clear the air on Medunsa

The ministers of health and higher education held a press briefing on Thursday to explain remarks by Julius Malema regarding Medunsa.

Competition Tribunal approves Aquarius Platinum merger

The Competition Tribunal on Wednesday said it had approved the merger of Aquarius Platinum, Rustenburg Platinum Mines and First Platinum.

Vodacom and Vodafone merger gets nod

The Competition Tribunal on Wednesday unconditionally approved the merger between cellphone companies Vodacom and Vodafone.

Merger, pay gripes see Tshwane University grind to a halt

Merger assimilated a mish-mash of student cultures, staff work ethics, academic standards and disparate infrastructure.

Tribunal gives green light to MTN deal

The Competition Tribunal on Thursday unconditionally approved cellphone operator MTN's acquisition of a 69,4% stake in Verizon SA.

MTN ‘confident’ merger won’t smother competition

Cellphone operator MTN said on Thursday that its acquisition of Verizon SA won't thwart competition.

The rapid response to change

Roy du Pré argues that universities of technology have the flexibility to meet the changing demands of industry .

China’s stake in Rio Tinto gets all-clear

Rio Tinto has a dual listing in Sydney and a 14,99% stake in London would equate to around 11% in the entire group.

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