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Merger & Acquisitions: Why they fail?

15 April 2024,  Mark le Riche

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are intricate commercial transactions that hold huge potential for economic growth, investment, job creation and increased... market competitiveness. Yet, their complexity can also be their undoing. In this article, we take a look at some of the main pitfalls and issues in South Africa that result in unsuccessful M&As or M&As that don’t live up to their expectations.

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Relationship triangle between M&A, BEE and Foreign Entities

15 April 2024,  Johnny DavisMark le Riche

The Merger & Acquisition (M&A) landscape in South Africa does not only consider competition within the South African market but... also considers the impact M&A transactions may have on historically disadvantaged people as regulated by the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 (“BEE Act”). In this article, we look at the relationship triangle between M&A transactions, the requirements of the BEE Act, and its impact on foreign entities wishing to invest in South Africa through an M&A.

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A how-to-guide for M&A transactions

15 April 2024,  Ahmed DhupliJohnny DavisSian Angus

A Merger or Acquisition (M&A) can be a complex transaction that can be effected in a number of ways depending... on the nature of the transaction as well as the scope and intent of the parties. In this article, we look at some of the most common methods for affecting an M&A. 

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TRP approval: Essential for SA company transactions

28 January 2024,  Luhann PrinslooMillisanté de Wee

The Takeover Regulation Panel (“TRP”) is a key South African regulatory body responsible for regulating certain types of transactions undertaken... by companies in South Africa. In this article, we take a look at a few transactions that specifically need to be approved by the TRP and, in particular, the requirements to give notice of such transactions.

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Takeover Regulation Panel and your M&A transaction

08 July 2022,  Johnny DavisMillisanté de Wee

When you talk about mergers and acquisitions and specifically the regulation thereof in South Africa, a number of regulators need... to be considered. Two examples of these regulators are the Competition Commission and the Takeover Regulation Panel. In this article, we tackle the second regulator, namely the Takeover Regulation Panel.  

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