Impala Platinum (Implats) is aggressively upping the ante to gain control of Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlats) — and it could emerge the victor in this war with rival Northam, say analysts.

This week, Implats increased its shares in RBPlats to 31.94%, after buying shares on the open market. The company intends to gain control of RBPlats, which has a market capitalisation of R44bn...

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