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1998  // Posts published in 1998

18 Dec 1998 SENS Announcements

INTERIM RESULTS

NTERIM REPORT TO SHAREHOLDERS FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 SEPTEMBER 1998 THE FOLLOWING ARE THE UNAUDITED RESULTS OF THE GROUP FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 SEPTEMBER 1998 TOGETHER WITH THE COMPARATIVE FIGURES: SUMMARISED GROUP INCOME STATEMENT SIX MONTHS ENDED YEAR ENDED 30 SEPTEMBER 31 MARCH 1998 1997 1988 R’000 R’000 R’000 OPERATING INCOME […]

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18 Dec 1998 General

INTERIM RESULTS

HOSKEN CONSOLIDATED INVESTMENT, the black empowerment group, has significantly expanded its activities in the six months to end-September by making certain investments in its core activities, and although headline earnings a share dropped from 2,4c to 0,7c due to the development costs, the group is upbeat about prospects, having invested in markets with exciting growth […]

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18 Dec 1998 SENS Announcements

INTERIM RESULTS FOR SEPTEMBER 1998

HOSKEN reported an operating loss of R3 095 000 for the six months ended 30 September (loss R1 019 000). Income attributable to ordinary shareholders was R44 926 000 (R7 757 000). Attributable earnings per share after non-recurring items were 12,9c (2,9c). Source: HCI

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16 Dec 1998 General

COSATU FACES FRESH CLASH OVER MEDIA

Kopano ke Matla, the Congress of South African Trade Unions’ (Cosatu) investment company, was poised to invest in the media field, which could clash head-on with several powerful Cosatu affiliates with existing investments in the media sector, union sources said last week. Mairunisa Sheik, the Kopano spokesman, said: “We’re positioning ourselves to acquire a major […]

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25 Nov 1998 Historic Investments

METTLES REVENUE DOUBLES

Finance house Mettle’s revenue more than doubled to R24m in the six months to September from R11,1m a year previously, attributed to a clear and strict focus on niche markets and the manner in which its intellectual capital was applied. This is equivalent to 70of the figure for the last financial year to March. These […]

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25 Nov 1998 Historic Investments

METTLES REVENUE DOUBLES

Finance house Mettle’s revenue more than doubled to R24m in the six months to September from R11,1m a year previously, attributed to a clear and strict focus on niche markets and the manner in which its intellectual capital was applied. This is equivalent to 70of the figure for the last financial year to March. These […]

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25 Nov 1998 Historic Investments

THERE’S ALSO A POLITICAL RISK IN NOT KNOWING THE COST OF CAPITAL

Mettle – This entrepreneurial financial services company’s revenue-generating ability from niched activities is nothing short of astounding. Its interim earnings for the period to September 30 almost matched its earnings for the full year to March 1998 – quite an achievement in pretty volatile economic circumstances. Naturally Mettle’s listing, scheduled for August next year, will […]

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16 Nov 1998 SENS Announcements

CAUTIONARY

HCI has announced that it is still involved in negotiations which, if successful, could impact on its share price. Shareholders should exercise caution in their share dealings until such time as a further announcement is made. Source: HCI

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26 Oct 1998 SENS Announcements

CAUTIONARY

HCI is currently conduction certain negotiations which if successful, could have an impact on its share price. Shareholders are therefore advised to exercise caution in their share dealingsuntil such time as a further announcement is made. Source: HCI

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13 Oct 1998 Historic Investments

METTLE FORMS PROJECT FINANCE JOINT VENTURE

METTLE (formerly BFS Capital), the specialist financial services company, has formed a southern African project finance joint venture with Taylor DeJongh, a leading international project development and financial advisory firm based in Washington DC. Mettle, in which HCI and BOE each have a 30pc shareholding and management the remaining 40pc, is a niched financial services […]

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