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21 Feb 2009 Historic Investments

JOE PUBLIC CREATES A REASON TO ENJOY CLOVER CREAM EVERYDAY

The marketing challenges facing a product like cream are rather unique. By its nature, cream is perceived to be a special treat and therefore aspirational rather than for everyday use. The challenge put to Joe Public by Clover was to increase market share and illustrate just how versatile the product really is. The solution came […]

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CHEESE CASE CONSENT ORDER APPLICATION BEFORE TRIBUNAL

The Competition Tribunal will on Wednesday be asked to ratify a consent order in terms of which Lancewood Cheese will pay an administrative penalty of R100 000 for price-fixing. Lancewood Cheese has admitted that it has contravened the Competition Act by engaging in price-fixing. It has agreed to pay the administrative penalty. It has also […]

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17 Jan 2009 Historic Investments

MILK CARTEL FIRM FINED R100 000

The Competition Commission has negotiated a settlement agreement with Lancewood, one of the companies involved in the milk cartel prosecution, the commission said on Friday. “The company will pay an administrative penalty in the sum of R100 000 and has agreed to co-operate fully with the commission in its prosecution of the remaining respondents,” a […]

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17 Jan 2009 Historic Investments

LANCEWOOD DEAL

The Competition Commission has negotiated a settlement agreement with Lancewood, one of the companies involved in the milk cartel prosecution. “The company will pay an administrative penalty in the sum of R100 000 and has agreed to co-operate fully with the Commission in its prosecution of the remaining respondents,” the Commission said. The other dairy […]

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ClOVER SEEKS PROTECTION FOR AILING DAIRY INDUSTRY

MILK processor Clover has applied to the trade and industry minister for protection of the dairy sector from competition rules because the industry is in distress. If granted, the move could see the industry exempted from competition legislation. The Competition Commission has investigated Clover and four other milk processors for collusion. Clover deputy CE Manie […]

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21 Aug 2008 Historic Investments

CLOVER SPREADS THE LOVE BEST

Consumers have been lapping up Clover’s Spread the Love campaign. The adverts received the highest likability score in the dairy category ever in South Africa, according to South Africa’s leading consumer assessor of advertising, Millward Brown’s Adtrack system. Pretty exceptional for a series of adverts that were shot in 45 minutes or less over a […]

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31 Jul 2008 Historic Investments

METTLE – SOME MOVE BY METROPOLITAN CAPITAL

Metropolitan Capital has facilitated a management buyout of the well-established and highly reputable financial solutions provider, Mettle, from Hosken Consolidated Investments Limited. The buyout, which has received Competition Tribunal approval, was funded by Metropolitan Capital, which has also acquired a significant minority shareholding in Mettle. Metropolitan Capital, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Metropolitan, was established in […]

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29 Jul 2008 Historic Investments

METTLE MANAGERS BUY 51%

METROPOLITAN Capital, a subsidiary of Metropolitan Holdings, has facilitated a management buyout of financial solutions provider Mettle from Hosken Consolidated Investments for R1OOm. Mettle CE Friedrich Esterhuyse said the deal would see Mettle management owning 51% and Metropolitan 49%. “The deal will be funded partly by Mettle management and Metropolitan,” he said. Metropolitan Capital was […]

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NOAH FINANCIAL IN MANAGEMENT BUYOUT

Noah Financial in management buyout BLACK empowered stockbroking house Noah Financial Innovation has concluded a management buyout from its major shareholder. It is now 100% owner- managed and majority black-controlled after it bought the outstanding 49% of the firm from HCI in a cash for shares deal. Source: Business Day

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30 Jun 2008 Historic Investments

NOAH BUYS ITSELF OUT OF HCI

Sale of Noah underlined HCI’s decision to sharpen its focus on its casino and gaming interests Niche BEE stockbroking house Noah Financial Innovation has concluded a management buyout from its major shareholder HCI and is now 100% owner-managed and majority black-controlled. HCI is in the process of focusing on its core casino and gaming business, […]

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