BUSINESS BEYOND COVID
As firms fail, focus will be on competition authorities’ handling of mergers
Companies with robust balance sheets will seek acquisition targets in friendly or hostile takeovers
In the Business Beyond Covid series, CEOs and other business leaders and experts in their sectors look to the future after Covid-19. What effect have the pandemic and resulting lockdown had on their industries and the SA economy as a whole? Which parts will bounce back first and which will never be the same again? Most importantly, they try to answer the question: where to from here?
The Covid-19 pandemic is already having a far-reaching effect on local, regional and global economies, with many firms facing severe financial constraints due to the limitations and government interventions introduced to tackle the global pandemic...