Merger Alert: 15 October 2021

 15 October 2021

Type of matter

Parties involved

Tribunal Decision

Large merger

K2021544474 South Africa (Pty) Ltd ( to be renamed Sandvik SRP (Pty) Ltd)  And Kwatani Global (Pty) Ltd

Approved with conditions



K2021544474 South Africa (Pty) Ltd And Kwatani Global (Pty) Ltd


The Tribunal has approved the large merger whereby K2021544474 (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd, to be renamed Sandvik SRP (Pty) Ltd (“Sandvik SRP”), intends to acquire Kwatani Global (Pty) Ltd (“Kwatani Global”).


The Tribunal has approved the transaction with conditions relating to B-BBEE shareholding.


Globally, the Sandvik Group is active in several areas including tools and tooling systems for industrial metal cutting, advanced stainless steel, and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. The Sandvik Group also provides products and services for the mining and construction sector in Africa. In South Africa, the Sandvik Group provides rock processing products, including screens and feeders, to mining and quarry customers.


Kwatani Global is a newly established South African company. The Kwatani Group is an original equipment manufacturer of custom-engineered vibrating equipment including screens and feeders to local and international customers operating in the heavy and precious metals and minerals markets. The Kwatani Group exports products from South Africa to many other African countries. In South Africa, the Kwatani Group supplies screens and  feeders to mining customers and screens to quarry customers.


Issued by:

Gillian de Gouveia, Communications Officer
On behalf of the Competition Tribunal of South Africa
Cell: +27 (0) 82 410 1195
Twitter: @comptrib

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