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2005  // Posts published in 2005

27 Sep 2005 Technology

HCI BUYS MAJORITY STAKE IN SYNTELL

INVESTMENT holding company Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) said yesterday that it had acquired a majority interest in privately held outsourced services provider Syntell for an undisclosed sum. The balance of the shares will be held by Syntell management. The JSE-listed company also appointed four directors to the Syntell board. Syntell describes itself as the leading […]

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22 Sep 2005 Historic Investments

HCI IN CLOVER

Shareholders of South Africa’s largest dairy group, Clover Industries, have approved an agreement with empowerment group Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) in which HCI will acquire a 25,1-percent interest in Clover for a total value of R91,8 million. Source: Sowetan – I-net Bridge

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21 Sep 2005 Historic Investments

CLOVER ANNOUNCE HOSKEN CONSOLIDATED INVESTMENTS (HCI) EMPOWERMENT PARTNERSHIP

In a formal statement issued by Clover and Hosken Consolidated investments (HCI), both groups confirmed their partnership as official. Clover Industries Limited (CIL) ordinary shareholders have approved the amendment of the Statutes and the Memorandum of Association of the company and approved the subscription agreement with HCI. In terms of the deal, HCI will subscribe […]

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21 Sep 2005 Historic Investments

CLOVER ANNOUNCE HOSKEN CONSOLIDATED INVESTMENTS (HCI) EMPOWERMENT PARTNERSHIP

In a formal statement issued by Clover and Hosken Consolidated investments (HCI), both groups confirmed their partnership as official. Clover Industries Limited (CIL) ordinary shareholders have approved the amendment of the Statutes and the Memorandum of Association of the company and approved the subscription agreement with HCI. In terms of the deal, HCI will subscribe […]

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21 Sep 2005 Historic Investments

CLOVER NIE MEER MELKWIT

Clover se swartbemagtigingsgradering is aansienlik verhoog nä die maatskappy die afgelope week ‘n bemagtigingsvennootskap met Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) aangegaan het. Ingevolge die ooreenkoms sal HCI ‘n belang van 25,1% (19,3 miljoen gewone aandele) en 25 miljoen voorkeuraandele in Clover Industries Beperk (CIL) bekom deur sy volfiliaal Mettle Food & Beverages Investment. Die totale beleggingswaarde […]

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19 Sep 2005 Historic Investments

HCI EN CLOVER IS VENNOTE

Hosken Consolldated Investments (HCI) en die suiwelgroep Clover (CIL) het in ‘n verklaring hul vennootskap äs ampteltk bevestig. Ingevolge die ooreenkoms verkry HCI ‘n beteng van 25,1% In Clover deur sy volfillaal Mettle Food & Beverages Investment. Die totale waarde van HCI se belegging is R91,8 mlljoen, betaalbaar in kontant. Clover is Suid-Afrika se grootste […]

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12 Sep 2005 Historic Investments

CONTRACTION COSTS MAY ACT AS A BRAKE

Transaction costs, if not well managed, can act as a brake on investment performance and their effective management should thus be a priority for fund managers, says Kevin Swart, Chief Financial Officer of institutional stockbroking company Noah.  “In an environment where costs, and their impact on performance, are increasingly under the spotlight, quantifying the true […]

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TBM’S INNOVATION AMBASSADOR

TBM’S INNOVATION AMBASSADOR “Make it a habit to keep on the lookout for novel and interesting ideas that others have used successfully. Your idea needs to be original only in its adaption to the problem you are working on.” This was the advice Thomas Edison left for a future generation of innovators. In 1999, Pierre […]

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31 Aug 2005 Historic Investments

THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY

BUT COMPETITION CURDLES SHORT-TERM PROSPECTS With the chase for casino assets bv Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) enjoying intense media coverage, it’s not surprising that the empowerment company’s recent snatching of a strategic stake in dairy group Clover Industries has been scantily scrutinised. But the Clover deal is rather intriguing and may he an example of […]

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30 Aug 2005 Historic Investments

OORBRUGGINGSGELD ‘ NOG IN KINDERSKOENE’

Die gebruik van oorbruggingsfinansiering vir eiendomstransaksies m Suid-Afrika het ‘n agterstand met die res van die wereld en die volle potensiaal van die soort finansiering word nog nie besef nie.  Mnr. Paul Marais van Mettle Factors, ‘n filiaal van die spesialisfinansieringshuis Mettle, se hoewel oorbruggingsfinansiering al ‘n beduidende hupstoot gekry het in die huldige bloeitydperk […]

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