Tag: take-over law

takeover law and covid-19


Following on the brief article recently on the possible effects that COVID-19 will have on Offerors relying on Material Adverse Changes (MAC) to “walk away” from announced transactions, I thought it prudent to also raise and discuss the more than likely rise of unsolicited offers or so-called “hostile takeovers” during ... Read More
Jun 2, 2020Tanya Jacobsz
takeover law and covid-19


INTRODUCTION Takeovers and in particular, public takeovers must at all times be conducted with certainty and transparency in that once an Offeror issues an announcement of intent to acquire a public or listed entity he is bound and cannot simply walk away from the deal based on what it considers unfavourable ... Read More
May 25, 2020Tanya Jacobsz


Author: Basil Mashabane, 1 April 2014 This is a follow-up to the article ‘Mergers and takeovers under the new Companies Act’ (2011 (Sept) DR 30) where I discussed the fact that South African mergers and acquisitions are experiencing a paradigm shift following the enactment and implementation of the new Companies Act 71 of 2008 ... Read More
Jan 18, 2020Chris