M&A Roundup: South32 confirms market speculation and Adrenna delists from JSE

Also: Implats relinquishes control of Sunday Lake and Sebata sells majority stake in the Water Group.

South32 has entered into exclusive negotiations with Seriti Resources for the sale of its SA Energy Coal business. 

Read more: South32 confirms plans to sell SAEC to Seriti Resources  

Sebata has announced plans to sell a majority stake of its subsidiary, the Water Group, to Inzalo Capital Holdings for R388.4 million.

The sale is in a bid to improve Sebata’s empowerment credentials.

Read more: Sebata sells majority stake in the Water Group to Inzalo Capital 

Impala Platinum (Implats) has relinquished control of its Sunday Lake exploration prospect in Canada to North American Palladium (NAP).

NAP paid Implats R15 million to increase its stake in the Sunday Lake exploration prospect as the latter wants to focus on bringing its core mines around Rustenburg to profit. 

Read more: Implats relinquishes control of Sunday Lake project 

Adrenna Property Group’s management said they wish to delist because the company has had no reason to resort to the market to raise funds since listing in January 1999, other than a vendor placement in June 1999.

The company will pay out R26.2 million to buy out shareholders and delist from Johannesburg.

Adrenna will make a R1.30 per share cash offer to shareholders, which represents a 35.1 percent premium to the 30-day average of 96.25 cents per share up to August 15.

Read more: Adrenna Property Group to delist from the JSE