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South Africa's Sovereign Food Investments receives takeover bid from PE firm Capitalworks

11 Aug 2017

South African private-equity firm Capitalworks has moved to buy a controlling stake in Sovereign Food Investments, the local poultry group.

South Africa's Country Bird Holdings threatens to close poultry abbatoir

9 Mar 2017

Country Bird Holdings, the South African poultry processor, has warned it will shut one of its three abbatoirs in the country if the government does not provide the industry with support amid the "dumping" of products into the market from the EU.

Country Bird Holdings would not look for alternative M&A target, says CEO Marthinus Stander

23 Nov 2016

Country Bird Holdings CEO Marthinus Stander said the South African poultry group would not seek another acquisition target should it decide not to pursue its interest in local rival Sovereign Food Investments.

South Africa intervenes on Country Bird bid for poultry peer Sovereign Food Investments

16 Nov 2016

Sovereign Food Investments, the South African poultry group that mounted a legal challenge against a takeover bid from local peer Country Bird Holdings, has said the country's government has ruled the offer contravened regulations.

Sovereign Food Investments takes legal advice on Country Bird's change to offer

21 Sep 2016

Country Bird Holdings' bid to buy fellow South African poultry group Sovereign Food Investments has taken a fresh twist, with the takeover target claiming its suitor's move to change a key condition of its bid is illegal.

Country Bird offer for Sovereign Food Investments "fair" - independent review

19 Aug 2016

Country Bird Holdings' bid for fellow South African poultry group Sovereign Food Investments has been judged to be "fair and reasonable", the takeover target said today (19 August).

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