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2001  // Posts published in 2001

25 Jun 2001 General

HCI’S INTERIM LOSS WIDENS FOR YEAR

Johannesburg – Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI), the listed empowerment group, had widened its R7,4 million half-year loss to a R11,7 million operating loss for the full year to March. This compares with a loss of R2,4 million the previous year. Marcel Golding, the chairman, said Midi-TV, the subsidiary which controls e-tv, was expected to become […]

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25 Jun 2001 General

HCI LY WESENSVERLIES VAN R209M TOT EINDE MAART

KAAPSTAD. Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI), wat belange in die telekommunikasie-, media- en finansiëledienstesektor het, het ‘n wesensverlies van R209 miljoen vir die boekjaar tot einde Maart gely. Die groep het verlede jaar in die ooreenstemmende tyd ‘n verlies van R81,4 miljoen gely. Terselfdertyd het HCI se wesensverdienste per aandeel van 21,9c verlede jaar tot 54,9c […]

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22 Jun 2001 SENS Announcements

HCI GROUP ANNUAL RESULTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2001

The results and commentary may be find on our website in the Financial Section under “interims” Source: HCI

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10 Jun 2001 Media & Broadcasting

NAIL A HOT CONTENDER FOR e.tv BID

Johannesburg – New Africa Investments Limited (Nail) has emerged as the strongest contender for the Warner Brothers stake in independent television broadcaster e.tv. Zwelakhe Sisulu, Nail’s acting chairman, said it had negotiated with e.tv management over the past 18 months to buy into the station. This week Warner Brothers said it was selling its 12 […]

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10 Jun 2001 Media & Broadcasting

NAIL A HOT CONTENDER FOR e.tv BID

Johannesburg – New Africa Investments Limited (Nail) has emerged as the strongest contender for the Warner Brothers stake in independent television broadcaster e.tv. Zwelakhe Sisulu, Nail’s acting chairman, said it had negotiated with e.tv management over the past 18 months to buy into the station. This week Warner Brothers said it was selling its 12 […]

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MIDI KAN SUKKEL OM N KOPER TE KRY VIR BELANG IN E.TV

DIT gaan geen maklike taak wees om ‘n koper te kry vir die belang van 12% in Midi TV, die beheermaatskappy van e.tv, wat Warner Bros International Television (WBIT) wil verkoop nie. ‘n Reeks uiters ingewikkelde vereistes en bepalings oor bemagtiging en die beheer in mediagroepe in Suid-Afrika wat deur die reguleerders neergelê is, kan […]

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E-TV FEELS THE HEAT AS WARNER OFFERS MIDI STAKE FOR SALE

Johannesburg – Warner Brothers International Television said yesterday it was selling its 12 percent stake in Midi Television, the holding company of free-to-air television station e-tv. The news compounds the blow e-tv will face because the Mineworkers’ Investment Company (MIC), the investment arm of the National Union of Mineworkers, is also considering exiting Hosken Consolidated […]

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METTLE READY TO EXTEND ITS SKILLS TO INSTITUTIONAL MARKETS

Cape Town – In its first results as a listed entity, structured finance house Mettle reaped the benefits of focused, organic growth and was now moving its structuring skills into the institutional and offshore emerging markets for longer-term growth. Gavin O’Connor, the managing director, said yesterday the group had taken far-reaching strategic steps to secure […]

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28 Apr 2001 Transport

HOSKEN, METTLE PAY R250M FOR GOLDEN ARROW BUS SERVICES

HOSKEN Consolidated Investments and its financial services subsidiary, Mettle, say they have bought Golden Arrow Bus Services, the sole provider of scheduled bus services in the Western Cape metropolitan area, for R250m. It was initially reported that the Congress of South African Trade Unions in Western Cape opposed the deal, but it dropped its opposition […]

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22 Apr 2001 Media & Broadcasting

VIDEO ADS PUT COST-SAVINGS INTO THE PICTURE

What e-mail did to snail-mail, Johannesburg-based media company tbm (Three Blind Mice Communication) aims to out do with video. The company is the brainchild of founder Rob Nelson, investor Kim Long and chief executive Pierre van der Hoven. Empowerment group HCI made a venture-capital investment in tbm and owns 48%. HCI has three media interests, […]

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