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Izak Petersen is the new chairman of the SA REIT Association
Izak Petersen is the new chairman of the SA REIT Association

Comprising all South African listed REITs (real estate investment trusts), members of the SA REIT Association represent a market capitalisation of around R400bn. Izak Petersen has recently been appointed its chairman...

10 hours ago

Left to Right: George Steyn (Chairman), Sean Walsh (Managing Director) and Graeme Sim (FD Director) of Kaap Agri Limited
Kaap Agri sees good demand at listing

Farming community retailer Kaap Agri enjoyed a strong debut on the JSE. The company reached as high as R64.01 in steady trading volumes...

1 day ago

Bold campaign shows how high fees are eating your retirement savings
Bold campaign shows how high fees are eating your retirement savings

10X Investments and Nik Rabinowitz are on a mission to #StopDaylightRobbery in the SA retirement fund industry...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 1 day ago

Study reveals China commands almost 50% of Africa's international EPC market
Study reveals China commands almost 50% of Africa's international EPC market

According to a new report by McKinsey Africa, China's involvement in Africa is bigger and more multifaceted than previous studies suggest...

1 day ago

Marketing to millennials - engage, earn trust, increase business
Marketing to millennials - engage, earn trust, increase business

How to engage with this digitally connected, diverse and demanding generation? Get fresh insight and answers at this must-attend seminar and learn how to deliver authentic, action-driven messages to the millennial consumer...

Issued by Knowledge Resources 2 days ago

Property funds find value in SA
Property funds find value in SA

Despite SA's economic troubles, the local listed-property sector still offers value compared with those of Western and Eastern Europe, say real estate insiders...

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago

Kaap Agri Limited Directors celebrating the listing at the JSE
Kaap Agri lists on JSE in speciality retailer sector

Kaap Agri Limited, specialising in retailing and trading in agricultural, fuel and related retail markets in southern Africa, has listed in the “Speciality Retailer” sector of the JSE's Main Board...

3 days ago

Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops
Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops

Media24 has released 2017 results indicating that its trading profit of R249m was 39% weaker than the previous year but Spree and 24.com recorded double-digit growth...

3 days ago

Billions held in impact investments in Africa
Billions held in impact investments in Africa

The 2016 African Investing for Impact Barometer shows that investments that seek to combine financial returns with positive social, environmental and/or governance outcomes are flourishing on the African continent...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 23 Jun 2017

Seven ways PE managers can ride the current tough wave
Seven ways PE managers can ride the current tough wave

The current muted growth environment in Africa presents a unique opportunity for private equity (PE) managers to demonstrate their expertise...

By Debbie O'Hanlon 22 Jun 2017

From funders to partners: The changing face of commercial agri-finance in South Africa
From funders to partners: The changing face of commercial agri-finance in South Africa

Over the past three decades, the South African agriculture financing landscape has undergone some significant shifts, the two most apparent of which have been...

By Zhann Meyer 22 Jun 2017

King James the Second wins Allan Gray account
King James the Second wins Allan Gray account

Allan Gray today announced its appointment of King James the Second (II) shortly after leaving its current agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2017

Photo: Fitch
Fitch: Mining Charter vindicates downgrade

Credit rating agency Fitch says the new Mining Charter showed that its decision to cut SA's sovereign credit rating to junk in April was correct...

By Robert Laing 21 Jun 2017

Stalled PPAs are hurting investors and govt's growth objectives
Stalled PPAs are hurting investors and govt's growth objectives

The DoE and Eskom again did not provide any clarity to investors in the renewable energy sector as to when the power utility will sign PPAs...

21 Jun 2017

Accelerate takes development hit
Accelerate takes development hit

Accelerate Property Fund's share price plunged 7.69% to R6 on Wednesday, 14 June...

By Alistair Anderson 19 Jun 2017

Bonang Mohale, new Business Leadership South Africa CEO
Mohale: “Business is the answer, not the enemy”

South Africa's first years as a democracy saw substantially higher economic growth than population growth...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Jun 2017

Moody's downgrades a further setback for economic recovery
Moody's downgrades a further setback for economic recovery

Moody's recent slew of downgrades that sliced through the country's financial sector and corporates, as well as state-owned enterprises and local and regional governments are “the economic equivalent of the lower decks of the Titanic filling with water”, comments Lew Geffen, chairman of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty...

15 Jun 2017

Mall of Africa. Image source:
Attacq to adopt Reit structure

Capital growth player Attacq plans to become a real estate investment trust (Reit), says the company that owns the Mall of Africa near Midrand...

By Alistair Anderson 15 Jun 2017

Journalist and political commentator, Max du Preez
Has SA finally hit the reset button?

This country is never boring. Where else in the real world does the skinniving, intrigue and corruption offer more plot twists than Game of Thrones?

By Nicci Botha 14 Jun 2017

Stor-Age raises dividend after steady growth
Stor-Age raises dividend after steady growth

Specialised real estate investment trust (Reit), Stor-Age grew its dividend 10% in the year to March, following a strong trading performance across its portfolio and the acquisition of Storage RSA in February...

By Alistair Anderson 14 Jun 2017

Group Five acted in bad faith, says Allan Gray
Group Five acted in bad faith, says Allan Gray

Allan Gray says Group Five acted in bad faith in advising shareholders...

By Mark Allix 14 Jun 2017

Mcebisi Jonas, former deputy finance minister
Jonas: "We need to resist the b*llsh!t"

The current weak economy is not part of a cycle; it is structural and reflects the space in which South Africa finds itself...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Jun 2017

Andre Meyer, former CEO at Life Healthcare
Investors shrug off exit of Life Healthcare chief

It's never a good sign when shares in the company you lead rally on news of your departure...

13 Jun 2017

Photo: Sibanye
Is mining's feast or famine mindset a thing of the past?

The mining industry hasn't really changed much in mindset from the gold rushes of old...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Jun 2017

Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen
Key strategies to developing Zanzibar into a world-class destination

Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen recently paid a visit to Zanzibar to offer insight into strategies that led Mauritius becoming one of Africa's leading economies...

12 Jun 2017

Social media and its role in investor relations
Social media and its role in investor relations

Few companies realise the impact social media has on shaping investors' views...

By Noah Greenhill 12 Jun 2017

Antoshananarivo via
AfDB explores investment strategies to tilt markets in favour of African farmers

AfDB has proposed new investment strategies in Africa's agriculture sector, which, if properly implemented, would effectively alter the market structures around the world in favour of the African farmers...

9 Jun 2017

Jonathan Veeran, partner and deputy head of Webber Wentzel’s mining sector group
Junior mining investment stumbling due to regulatory uncertainty

Regulatory uncertainty, lack of coordinated policy development and a poor administration are to blame for the poor investment climate in the junior mining sector.

9 Jun 2017

Theresa May.
Theresa May's shock defeat threatens further volatility

Theresa May's gamble didn't pay off...

By David Zahn 9 Jun 2017

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