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METTLE FACTORS IN SMALLER DEBT FINANCING

Empowerment company Mettle, now wholly owned by Hosken Consolidated Investments, has launched a factoring business,  called Mettle Factors, aimed at helping to fund smaller companies with turnovers starting at R150 000 a month. Factoring, also known as debtor finance, is a continuous funding arrangement between a factoring house and a seller of goods on credit […]

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20 Sep 2004 Historic Investments

NOTICE

HCI made an unconditional offer to Mettle minority shareholders to acquire all or part of their Mettle shares from 37c each. Source: This Day Business

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20 Sep 2004 Historic Investments

HCI WILL BUY UP METTLE MINORITIES

Hoskens Consolidated Investments has agreed to buy the stock it doesn’t already own in financial services company Mettle for 37c a share from investors including Old Mutual Asset Managers. Old Mutual had agreed to sell its 21,6% stake, HCI said. Gavin O’Connor, a founder of Mettle and its managing director, would sell his 28,9% holding, […]

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30 Aug 2004 Historic Investments

HCI MAKES BID TO ACQUIRE REST OF METTLE

Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) would make a 37c a share offer to buy out the minorities of specialist finance house Mettle, it announced on Friday. The offer excluded the 65 percent of Mettle held by HCI’s Merilyn Investments and would strengthen Mettle’s black empowerment credentials, HCI said.   Old Mutual had given a written undertaking to […]

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28 Apr 2004 Historic Investments

METTLE STRUCTURES INNOVATIVE FACILITY

Empowerment financial services company Mettle has structured a R52 million finance facility for a project developed by logistics company Navitrade, a member of the Grindrod Limited Group. The funds are being used to finance a rail tippler facility currently operating in Richards Bay, for use by Foskor, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Industrial Development […]

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12 Apr 2004 Historic Investments

METTLE STRUCTURES INNOVATIVE FACILITY

Empowerment financial services company Mettle has structured a R52 million finance facility for a project developed by logistics company Navitrade, a member of the Grindrod Limited Group. The funds are being used to finance a rail tippler facility currently operating in Richards Bay, for use by Foskor, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Industrial Development […]

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23 Feb 2004 Historic Investments

METTLE AGREES TO BUY BRANDRILL SUBSIDIARY

Johannesburg – Struggling drill and blast contractor Brandrill said on Friday it was divesting from South Africa after black economic empowerment group Mettle agreed to buy its South African subsidiary in a cashless transaction. Australian Stock Exchange-listed Brandrill said Mettle intended to introduce further equity partners into Brandrill Torrex, the mining services contracting side of […]

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20 Aug 2003 Historic Investments

METTLE AND PAINT EXCITES

Mettle and Paint, an exhibition of edgy, contemporary art featuring over 45 works by nine South African artists opened last night at a gala function at the Johannesburg head office of empowerment financial services company Mettle, well known for its original and unconventional marketing. The exhibition, which runs for two weeks, forms part of a […]

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20 Aug 2003 Historic Investments

METTLE AND PAINT EXCITES

Mettle and Paint, an exhibition of edgy, contemporary art featuring over 45 works by nine South African artists opened last night at a gala function at the Johannesburg head office of empowerment financial services company Mettle, well known for its original and unconventional marketing. The exhibition, which runs for two weeks, forms part of a […]

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SOFTLINE-BASE KLOU AAN UITKOOP-PLAN

Softline-base klou aan uitkoop-plan KPMG sê hulle kan langtermyn-aandeelhouers skaad Die direkteure van die rekeningkundige- en betaalstaat-programmatuurspesialis Softline hou voet by stuk oor hul planne om te denoteer teen ‘n aandele-aanbod van 130c. Dit kom te midde van waarskuwings deur hul finansiële raadgewer KPMG dat die aanbod dalk “redelik” kan wees omdat dit ‘n wesenlike […]

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