Discovery applies for bank licence – Business Day

Using its First National Bank-backed credit card as a springboard, Discovery will launch a ‘full-service’ retail bank as soon as it obtains regulatory approval in a bid to diversify its income streams. The insurer has already put in motion its plan to add a bank to its operations through the acquisition of a nearly 75% […]

Grand Parade eyes Burger King supply chain – Business Day Live

Empowerment investment company Grand Parade Investments has acquired a stake in a burger patties company as a strategic move towards owning the entire Burger King supply chain. The firm’s wholly owned subsidiary, Grand Foods, early in September announced the acquisition of 65% of Excellent Meat Burger Plant for R37 million. Grand Foods was established two years ago to […]

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