News & Insights - 2012

December

Genesis Analytics is providing expert economic advice to BUSA in terms of Eskom’s proposed tariff increase application

Genesis Analytics (“Genesis”) has been retained by Business Unity South Africa (“BUSA”) which represents South African business on macro­economic and high­level issues of national and international importance. Genesis has been requested by BUSA to provide expert economic analysis in relation to Eskom’s multi­year price determination (“MYPD 3”) application.

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July

Genesis Analytics cautions against prescription in the pension fund investment industry

The debate over the role of pension funds in furthering South Africa’s developmental needs surfaced at the ANC policy conference in Midrand in June 2012. In a policy discussion document on state­ owned entities it was suggested that the large asset base comprising pension fund investments be leveraged for national development.

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June

Genesis Analytics awards top achievers at two universities

On 30 May 2012 Trishana Moodley, Graduate Recruitment Co­ordinator at Genesis Analytics, and Jason Wang, an Analyst and former student, attended the Prize Giving Ceremony hosted by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria in Hatfield. Genesis presented awards to three top ­achievers.

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May

Merger of plant genetics firms to go ahead

Genesis Analytics played a key role as expert economists in the ruling by the Competition Appeal Court (CAC) that approved the merger between DuPont Pioneer, a US-­based international developer and supplier of plant genetics, and Pannar, a family firm based in KwaZulu-Natal, subject to several conditions. 

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