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South African M&A slows in early 2017

May 14, 2017

Recent uncertainty caused by political turmoil in South Africa has exerted a downward pressure on M&A’s 2017 dealflow trends in the country as investor confidence is rattled. A look at some of [more...]

Market volatility will fuel M&A

April 30, 2017

South Africa’s recent credit rating downgrades are bound to have an impact on the level of M&A activity. in this op-ed piece, Morne van der Merwe, a Partner at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg [more...]

Actis-backed MédiS buys Sanofi’s WPS

April 23, 2017

MédiS, a generic pharmaceuticals business with operations in Tunisia and Algeria, has agreed to acquire Winthrop Pharma Senegal from Sanofi in an undisclosed deal. Actis acquired what was described [more...]

Banking M&A in Kenya set to increase

April 17, 2017

Low valuations and the Central Bank of Kenya’s plan to lift the moratorium on licensing new banks could lead to an uptick in M&A activity in the country’s banking sector. View more at [more...]

Gold miners head to door marked M&A

February 12, 2017

Reporting from last week’s Mining Indaba in Cape Town, Bloomberg reports that senior mining executives are once more focused on growth, with M&A one of the planks of their strategies. [more...]
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