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Brait halts listing plans on Brexit doubts

March 26, 2017

Brait, the South African investment company which was intending to list on the London Stock Exchange to raise its profile in the UK and tap deeper pools of capital, is putting a halt to its plans in [more...]

Sea Harvest aims to raise $100mln in IPO

March 12, 2017

Sea Harvest, the South African fishing company majority-owned by Brimstone Investments, is looking to raise up to $100 million by floating 38.7% of its share capital on the Johannesburg Stock [more...]

CiplaQCIL mulls potential IPO

November 13, 2016

In a press release issued last week, the Board of CIPLA Quality Chemical Industries is exploring a potential IPO for the business. The amount of capital and the potential timing of the listing were [more...]

Och-Ziff’s New Age mulls IPO

September 18, 2016

New Age Energy, the Africa-focused oil exploration company backed by, among others, Och-Ziff Capital is reportedly mulling a potential listing. Sources tell the Financial Times that plans for a [more...]

Brait plans listing in London

September 18, 2016

After a string of retail deals in the last twelve months, South African investment company Brait is planning to list in London to raise its profile in the UK and tap deeper pools of capital. The [more...]

Ethos Capital raises $131mln in IPO

August 7, 2016

Ethos Capital, the listed special vehicle set up by one of Africa’s largest fund managers, Ethos Private Equity, debuted on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange last week having garnered R1.8 [more...]

Brait eyes exit from Consol

November 15, 2015

Brait is getting ready to float one of its holdings, Consol, in a deal that could value the float glass bottle manufacturer as much as $1.2 billion. Sources tell Reuters that an IPO of the [more...]

South African listings market defies trends

October 18, 2015

In spite of the worries plaguing South Africa’s economy, the IPO market seems to be on a roll. According to Bloomberg data, the number of IPOs that have been brought to the Johannesburg Stock [more...]
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