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Tag: Ascendis

New prescription for Ascendis

THE prognosis for ailing Steenberg-based health care conglomerate Ascendis has changed dramatically in the last month. Readers will remember that Ascendis found itself straining under a mountain of debt that was incurred...

Ascending the debt pile

CAPE TOWN-based pharmaceuticals giant Ascendis – which was concocted by Steenberg-based private equity investor Coast2Coast – remains under serious debt stress. Ascendis had been looking to capitalise on unsolicited interest in its...

Coasting along

Steenberg-based investment company Coast 2 Coast (C2C) has moved into the big league with its two mainstay investments starting to bulk up at a rapid rate. C2C is the anchor investor...

Bump and grind for 2016

PROSPECTS for business in the Western Cape for 2016 look daunting. Political ructions have sent the Rand spiralling down against major currencies, the country’s fiscal policies look anything but disciplined and...

Cape deal storm

There has been a flurry of corporate activity amongst Western Cape-based companies in the last few weeks with deals worth billions of rand being banked across a wide variety of sectors. ...


Modernised building utilities save money and resources

Water resources are under significant pressure, pushed to the brink by the modernising world, rapid urbanisation, and population growth. Utility management philosophies had not...