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Comrade
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Can anyone tell me whats going on here! Disgusting to say the least! When you phone SBK they cant give an answer either! They are brokers are they not? enough said just take the broker fees screw the clients!
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Comrade
Occasional Contributor
That was written in July 2010! Hello?
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topgun
Super Contributor
The truly bizarre aspect of this liquidation is that the IDC injected R120m into Alliance after a due diligence mere weeks before its demise, inter alia to finance director Matthews Phosa's BEE stake...and not a word was ever raised about this. Par for the course I suppose..
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You want them to magically unsuspend the share for you? What the hell are you doing investing in a stock that applied for liquidation in April already?
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SimonPB
Valued Contributor
skaap, April 2010 ..
Comrade, your money is gone - end of story ..
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THRESHOLD
Super Contributor
With all of the allegations of fraud, mismanagement, incompetence... These government "investment corporations and banks" are a fair sign that you should stay away. Why would the IDC make a good investment? Even if their intentions were on the "straight and narrow," you would have to question their competence!
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topgun
Super Contributor
Given that it is a slow day, some other titbits re. ALM – the psychopathic FD (who simultaneously performed this function at Afdawn with similar results) dabbled in derivates of the company’s share through her boyfriend at Watermark Securities which over time left a R40m hole in the company’s books. Neither the IDC nor the company auditors ever picked up on this. Corporate governance moreover was mostly non-existent as Phosa was allowed to nominate a disgraced SABC executive to the board after she left that institution under as cloud having bought millions of Rands worth of un-airable product. Shortly thereafter, the MD contracted cancer, most probably stress-related given all the shenanigans and deception at the firm, and resigned. And so everything went quiet…
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