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Curro takes Advtech offer off the table

Retreat douses widespread expectations that PSG-backed Curro might resort to making a general buyout offer

Switched-on young innovators’ light bulb moment wins the prize

Pupils from Limpopo’s Risinga Secondary School with their Cell Switch device for which they won the national prize in an international competition for young innovators. Picture: SUPPLIED

The Cell Switch, invented by the pupils through their company Centronix, can switch household appliances on and off by sending an SMS, writes Edward Tsumele

‘Boere Buffett’ faces classroom revolt in Advtech bid

Jannie Mouton.  Picture: HETTY ZANTMAN

Takeover battle to create $1.5bn private education giant in SA pitting shareholders against parents and exposing tensions over race, language and ethnicity

Advtech shareholders, parents take firm stand against Curro bid

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Advtech’s annual meeting of shareholders turns into rally against bid to merge owner of Crawford schools with mass education provider Curro Holdings

Advtech shareholders to take on board

Advtech CEO Frank Thompson. Picture: ROBERT TSHABALALA

AGM may provide clues as to whether an unsolicited R6bn takeover attempt by larger rival Curro Holdings stands a chance


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