Video / 10/21/2014 1:22:33 PM
This week we take a look that the recent and unexpected merger between two of South Africa's online retailers and long-time competitors, Kalahari and Takealot. We look at whether this combination will add up to a more dramatic impact on the market, and ensure it fends off competition from international online service providers. Joining CNBC Africa for this discussion are Chris Gilmour from the Barclays Africa Group and Omri Thomas from Abax Investments.
Video / 9/23/2014 10:09:52 AM
Having once been a small South African player, SAB Miller has since become the world's second-largest brewer. SAB Miller's journey towards global significance includes purchasing Colombia's Bavaria in 2005, Grolsch in 2007 and the 2011 purchase of Foster's Group. This week we take a look at the beer giant's recent attempt to acquire Heineken, the world's third-largest brewer, and we get insight on the outlook for the global beer industry. Nic Norman-Smith from Lentus Asset Management, Stephen Meintjes from Imara S.P. Reid, and Philip Short from Old Mutual Equities join CNBC Africa.
Video / 9/16/2014 9:12:05 AM
Steinhoff International Holdings is amongst the most active deal-makers on the JSE. The group's steady expansion in Europe and beyond has made it the world's second-biggest furniture retailer. It's most recent corporate-action announcements include an increased stake in the South African JD Group, continued property acquisitions, and progress towards a Frankfurt listing. For a look at where the Steinhoff group is headed, Deal Flow speaks to Byron Lotter from Vestact, and Mia Kruger from Kruger International.
Video / 9/9/2014 9:48:07 AM
Brian Joffe and his Bidvest team are considered among the shrewdest deal-makers in Southern Africa. With the deals by the diversified industrial group getting bigger - and perhaps more daring - over the years, we look at the M&A track record and future prospects for Bidvest. Deal flow is joined by Graeme Korner, director at Korner Perspective, and Jean Pierre Verster, analyst at 36One Asset Management for more.
Video / 9/2/2014 9:52:48 AM
Hotel and gaming group Sun International has announced a 664 million rand deal with Thai-based group Minor International. The deal gives Minor International, referred to as MINT, deeper access to African hotel assets. We're discussing this with Callan Willamson, analyst at Efficient Select, and Viv Govender, senior analyst at Vunani Private Clients.
Video / 8/26/2014 10:20:52 AM
Our particular focus this week is to look at opportunity in West Africa, as seen from the perspective of South African retail giant, Shoprite. Here to offer the intelligent insight: Wilhelm Hertzog, portfolio manager at RECM and retail analyst, Syd Vianello.
Video / 8/22/2014 7:03:10 AM
The JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms has bulked up its mobile services capability with the acquisition of a three-quarter stake in ViaMedia, in a cash deal valued at up to 360 million rand.Joining CNBC Africa's Erika Van Der Merwe, Mark Levy, co-CEO of Blue Label Telecoms and Richard Hurst, Senior analyst at Ovum.
Video / 7/25/2014 1:38:43 PM
Which commodities are attractive, which regions are viable. Deal Flow is looking at the African resource prospects on the continent and joining CNBC Africa's Erika Van Der Merwe for more is Soroa Hay, Executive Director at Bravura Group and Hasnen Varawalla, head of Corporate Finance at Barclays Africa.
Video / 7/25/2014 1:38:43 PM
Nedbank, South Africa's fourth-largest banking group has been searching for growth in the rest of Africa for quite some time. Its partnership association with Ecobank could become more material during the course of this year. And in the meantime, it has taken up a minority stake in Mozambique's Banco Unico. Deal Flow's Erika Van Der Merwe talks to Nedbank's Chief operating officer Graham Dempster about the rationale of this deal, and the banking group's longer-term plans.
Video / 7/25/2014 1:42:51 PM
Paycorp, one of South Africa's leading payment services companies, has acquired 100% of the issued share capital of Saicom Group, the holding company of Kazang Prepaid and Saicom Payphones. To speak more on this new chapter, Steven Kark, CEO of Paycorp joins CNBC Africa.