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2015  // Posts published in 2015

18 Aug 2015 Tsogo Sun Holdings

TSOGO EYES STAKE IN STRUGGLING HOSPITALITY

IN WHAT could be the first step in its plan to list a property fund, leisure company Tsogo Sun is in talks to buy a significant stake in struggling real estate investment trust (Reit), Hospitality Property Fund. Hospitality on Monday announced that it and Tsogo were discussing a transaction. Its company secretary, Rosa van Onselen, […]

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18 Aug 2015 Tsogo Sun Holdings

MAJESTIC REVAMP FOR DURBAN HOTEL

Durban – Sun’s nine seafront hotels and the Suncoast entertainment destination in Durban inspire memories for hundreds of thousands of travellers and holidaymakers across generations – and the group’s investment in the rejuvenation of this elegant, mature and ambitious city is seeing to it that it holds its own into the future. From Tsogo Sun’s […]

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11 Aug 2015 Transport

GABS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER STEPS DOWN

After a distinguished career spanning 36 years, Golden Arrow Bus Services’ Chief Executive Officer Nic Cronjé will relinquish his position as CEO at the end of October 2015. Current General Manager Francois Meyer, who has been with the company for 25 years, has been appointed to succeed him. The Chairperson of the GABS’ Board Yunis […]

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7 Aug 2015 SENS Announcements

RESULTS OF GENERAL MEETING

HCI shareholders are advised that at the General Meeting of members held on Friday 7th August 2015 all the ordinary and special resolutions as proposed in the Notice of the General Meeting were approved by the requisite majority of members. In this regard, HCI confirms the voting statistics from the GM as follows: % Number […]

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4 Aug 2015 KWV Holdings

KWV USES TRUFFLES TO MAKE NEW LONDON DRY GIN

South African wine and spirits producer KWV has launched a grape-based London dry gin distilled with rare Kalahari truffles. Cruxland gin is described as a “boutique” brand and also contains juniper berries, honey bush tea, coriander, rooibos, aniseed, cardamom, almonds, and lemon among its botanicals list. “We wanted to create a special gin with botanicals […]

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3 Aug 2015 SENS Announcements

REMINDER OF GENERAL MEETING

Shareholders are reminded of a general meeting of shareholders to be held at the HCI registered offices, Suite 801, 76 Regent Road, Sea Point, 8005 on Friday 7th August 2015 at 10:00 The special resolution to be proposed at the general meeting relates to the general approval of the provision of financial assistance in terms […]

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28 Jul 2015 Media & Broadcasting

BE FREE WITH “e”

Will re-configured Seardel Investment Cor­poration – which now holds a 64% interest in Sabido Investments as its only asset – become a broadcast media giant? Cape Town-based Seardel is controlled by empowerment giant Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI,) while Sabido – which has Remgro as a sig­nificant equity partner – controls free-to-air broadcaster e-tv. HCI has […]

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13 Jul 2015 Media & Broadcasting

SABC LICENCE NEEDED FOR DIGITAL TV

Cape Town – South African TV viewers will now likely have to provide a SABC TV licence to get an expensive set-top box (STB) required for digital terrestrial television (DTT) – even the poorest of the poor who won’t get one of the 5 million free STBs government hand-outs without a valid licence. It raises […]

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10 Jul 2015 KWV Holdings

‘FINISH GREAT’ IS FIRST SIP OF KWV BRANDY

It took KWV nearly a century to make its first television commercial. The Paarl wine and brandy producer wants you to toast it. The advert reminds one of those Peter Stuyvesant commercials in which the leisured classes go around doing adventurous things and you hardly get to see the product. KWV manages to slip in […]

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6 Jul 2015 Tsogo Sun Holdings

CASINO GIANTS DUMP CAPE RESHUFFLE DEAL

A proposed reshuffle of casino ownership in the Western Cape market — which would have secured gaming and hotel giant Tsogo Sun a hand in all five provincial licences — was taken off the table at the weekend. In May last year Tsogo proposed paying almost R2.2bn to acquire a 40% stake in SunWest — […]

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