MultiChoice starts restructure consultation

MultiChoice South Africa confirms that it is has commenced with the consultation process announced last week as part of the Video Entertainment company’s realignment of its customer care (call centre) and walk-in centres. MultiChoice announced that the two...

SureStart buys insurance comparison site CompareGuru

Online insurance distribution leaders, SureStart has announced the acquisition of CompareGuru, an independent insurance comparison platform, from Silvertree Internet Holdings. CompareGuru joined the SureStart stable from 1 June 2019. SureStart enables anyone to buy or...

New regional director for Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Vantara has appointed JP Smith as regional director for East and West Africa. As regional director, Smith is tasked with creating a high-performance culture within Hitachi Vantara’s local sales organisation and driving success through the delivery of...

Westcon-Comstor achieves Level 1 B-BBEE Rating

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa has attained a Level 1 B-BBEE (Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment) rating in South Africa, moving from level 3 to level 1 in just under two years. Not only is the business more than 51% black owned, it also boasts more than 30%...

IRESS acquires market data provider QuantHouse

IRESS has acquired QuantHouse, an international provider of market data and trading infrastructure. The total purchase price is up to €38.9 million (on a debt and cash free basis), with a material portion subject to earnout performance criteria through to the end of...

Kyocera Document Solutions SA celebrates 60 years of Kyocera

Kyocera Document Solutions South Africa has followed the launch of their innovative new brand identity with celebrations of the 60th anniversary of their parent company, Kyocera Corporation. The organisation was founded in Japan in April 1959 by Dr. Kazuo Inamori,...