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3 Nov 2017

TSOGO SUN RANKED 3RD MOST EMPOWERED JSE-LISTED COMPANY

Cape Town – Tsogo Sun has been ranked third on the JSE Top 100 Most Empowered Companies for the second consecutive year. Tsogo Sun’s majority shareholder, Hosken Consolidated Investments, was ranked the most empowered black-owned company in South Africa in 2017. Tsogo Sun CEO Jacques Booysen said the company places immense value on sustainable empowerment […]

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2 Nov 2017

GLITTERING OUTLOOK FOR ICONIC GOLDEN ARROW BUS SERVICES

CEO Johnny Copelyn hints at expansion for the iconic Cape Town-based commuter service after listing. The proposed separate listing by Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) of subsidiary Golden Arrow Bus Services could signal “an expansive view of transport” for the iconic Cape Town-based commuter service. Speaking at the HCI annual general meeting on Wednesday, CEO Johnny […]

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31 Oct 2017

COURT RULES IN FAVOUR OF HCI GAMING REVAMP

The Competition Appeal Court decision could upend 20 years of competition law precedence. The Competition Appeal Court has given Johnny Copelyn’s Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) the all clear to restructure the gaming interests held by its listed subsidiaries Tsogo Sun and Niveus. On Monday afternoon, just hours before HCI’s self-imposed deadline of October 31, the […]

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31 Oct 2017

FEATURE: MORE THAN JUST BUSINESS BY ANN CROTTY – RESPONSE FROM J COPELYN

The Editor Business Day 31st October 2017   Re: Feature: More than Just Business by Ann Crotty   Generally I don’t respond to articles about HCI. Persistent unbalanced criticism without ever being allowed to offer an explanation despite request, does however occasionally demand reply.   Worse of course is when the issues on which one […]

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26 Oct 2017

IS HCI AN EXEMPLARY CORPORATE CITIZEN?

 The investment group says it aims to be an exemplary corporate citizen but it is not always that, writes Ann Crotty.     HCI’s recently released 2017 integrated annual report contains a long letter to shareholders from Chairman Johnny Copelyn in which he outlines the company’s impressive achievements over the past 20 years.     […]

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10 Oct 2017

JOHNNY LOOKS BACK

The latest annual report of Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI), celebrating 20 years since the company ’s formation, is an entertaining read — especially CEO Johnny Copelyn’s fascinating and enlightening letter to shareholders.  I highly recommend it to investors. One poignant reminder is that in HC I ’s early years, the group’s investment in a free-to-air television broadcaster was, at one point, a rather […]

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9 Oct 2017

TSOGO SUN’S NEW CAPE TOWN HOTELS ARE HERE TO STAY

CAPE TOWN – Tsogo Sun has gained the lion’s share of hotel accommodation in central Cape Town with the recent launch of two economy hotels. Tsogo Sun operations manager John van Rooyen said the newly-built R700 million SunSquare and StayEasy hotels had brought the total number of rooms operated by Tsogo Sun in the city […]

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2 Oct 2017

TSOGO SUN’S NEW DUAL-BRAND 19-STOREY HOTEL OPENS IN CAPE TOWN

Tsogo Sun’s new R700m, dual-brand, 19-storey hotel in Cape Town’s CBD recently celebrated its official opening with the Director General of Tourism, Victor Tharage, delivering the keynote address, speeches by Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille and Premier Helen Zille, and many other local dignitaries and celebrities in attendance. The development incorporates two economy hotels, the […]

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18 Sep 2017

THESE CAPE HOTELS ARE CURBING THEIR WATER USAGE

The Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa’s Cape branch is playing its part in curbing water usage in the drought-stricken province, encouraging local members and businesses to become more water-wise. In a statement, FEDHASA Cape Chairperson Jeff Rosenberg says that it’s time for establishments to “think out of the box” and come up with new […]

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15 Sep 2017

BUSES EN ROUTE TO LA CONCORDE TO REPLACE THE BRANDY ASSETS

Shareholders of La Concorde, formerly KWV, will be getting buses to replace the brandy assets that were sold to Vivian Imerman’s Visari a year ago for R1.5bn. Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI), the holding company for Niveus Investments, which holds 58% of La Concorde, is selling Golden Arrow to La Concorde in a complicated deal that […]

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