For many years the due diligence investigation was carried out by the buyer, on the seller. However, with the new dynamics in our country, and the substantial increases in the buying of businesses in the SME market, it is often found that the buyer cannot raise the finances for the purchase, and often knows little […]
Vir ‘n geruime tyd is die omsigtigheidsondersoek deur die koper op die verkoper gedoen. Met die nuwe dinamika in ons land en die beduidende toename in die aankoop van besighede in die Klein-Medium Sakemark, word dikwels gevind dat die koper nie die finansies vir die aankope kan bekom nie en net so dikwels baie min
StatsSA released the March consumer inflation data today, reporting inflation of above 10% in both the CPI figure, 10.6% y:y, and CPIX figure, 10.1% y:y. In February these figures reported y:y rises of 9.8% and 9.4%, respectively. These double digit numbers are indicative of the escalating inflation pressure in the economy. Read on
Omdat verskeie belangrike ekonomiese markaanwysers in die VSA en in Suid-Afrika hierdie week vrygestel word, word verwag dat volatiliteit op die JSE sal voortduur. Lees Verder
Aangehegte artikel oor die inflasiekoers het in Sake 24 verskyn. Lees die berig.
The attached report regarding inflation appeared in the Business Day today. Read the report
The following article by Prof. Chris Harmse (Republished with the kind permission of Dynamic Wealth), makes interesting reading. From January 2009, South Africa will enter another new era in the measurement of inflation, and this era is likely to have a dramatic impact on South Africa’s inflation rate. This change stems from the proposed reweighting
OMIGSA’s Chief economist, Rian le Roux, explains the risks of stagflation and why the current situation in South Africa should not deteriorate into anything as bad as the 1970’s and 80’s.
“The stronger than expected manufacturing figures is another curve ball in the interest rate debate as it indicates that GDP growth could be less affected by the electricity crisis” says economist, Fanie Joubert. Read more about the background surrounding this statement and “the manufacturing sector which remains more resilient than expected, especially in light of the recent power
Positive prospects for the US housing dilemma, as well as less recession woes boosted positive sentiment on world share markets last week. Read more
Positiewe vooruitsigte vir die VSA behuisingsdilemma, asook minder resessie-rampe het verlede week tot positiewe sentiment op wêreld-aandelemarkte gelei. Lees verder
Hierdie artikel is geskryf uit die perspektief van ’n koper, wat ’n klein/medium grootte besigheid wil aankoop. Die afgelope paar jaar was daar baie klem op die verkoper se omsigtigheidsondersoek van ’n koper – om die verkoper tevrede te stel dat die koper werklik ’n koper is en die aankoopprys kan bekostig. Die omsigtigheidsondersoek van
This article is from the perspective of a buyer acquiring a small/medium size business. In recent years, there has been much emphasis on a seller’s due diligence on a buyer – to satisfy the seller that the buyer is really a buyer and can afford to pay the price. The seller’s due diligence will be
Our previous article on Estate Planning, on 4 March, ended informing our readers that “The next Estate Planning Essentials will focus on Trusts”. If you would like to know more about Trusts – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly the following three articles are certainly a must-read. This article focuses on Five good reasons
TOUGH QUARTER FOR EQUITIES & PROPERTY ALMOST OVER Q1 of 2008 thankfully draws to a close today.