Sagarmatha Technologies

Surve’s suggested valuation for Sagarmatha shot down by PIC

The proposal to lower Sagarmatha’s pre-listing share price was not supported by the PIC’s investment team

Sagarmatha listing push linked to Survé’s ego, PIC commission hears

Attempts to have the PIC invest in the company were allegedly a means to protect the controversial media owner’s feelings

Sagarmatha offered PIC cut-price deal, inquiry hears

When asked whether this was ethical, Lebogang Molebatsi said, unless the arrangement was disclosed to other shareholders, “it would not be correct”.

How PIC officials managed ‘forced’ exposure to Survé deals

Investment team member testifies about Ayo and Sagarmatha transactions as having come from CEO Matjila

State asset manager losing skilled investment professionals, PIC commission hears

The PIC is struggling to retain skilled investment professionals due to non-competitive salaries and management meddling in investments

Who is buying into AYO?

The company’s share price has settled at around R28, a drop of 38% from the R45 a share the PIC paid

Editorial independence is sacred

Last Friday, several titles in the Independent stable published front-page reports, with a “Staff Writer” byline, that smeared journalists

Media professionals respond to ‘Stratcom’ allegations

Media professionals have come out defending themselves on allegations labelling them "Stratcom" agents

Sanef ‘deeply concerned’ by ‘Stratcom’ accusations from Indy media

This is the second time in as many weeks that prominent journalists have been called “Stratcom agents” without any proof

PIC will not invest in Sagarmatha

Sagarmatha Technologies has punted itself as the next tech giant – in the same vein as Amazon and Google

Sagarmatha and other fairy tales

Iqbal Survé says his unicorn was tripped up by the big bad wolf of procedure in its quest to become SA’s next tech giant

Survé’s Sagarmatha will not list on the JSE

Up until now, it was understood that Sagarmatha had the green light to list on the JSE

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Response to the report of the independent assessors

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Academic programme resumes at all campuses

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Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs