Browsing: Bob van Dijk

Naspers will approach investors in the US and the UK next week about a bond issue as Africa’s biggest company by market value continues its acquisition-hungry quest to expand its Internet businesses. The proceeds for the bond will shore

Albert Saporta, a director of Geneva-based investment advisory firm AIM&R has written an open letter to Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk accusing him of destroying R334bn of shareholder value since his appointment more than three years ago

Naspers, Africa’s biggest company by market value, is seeking partnerships with mobile phone operators on the continent to boost its video-on-demand business and help compete with US giant Netflix. The owner of Africa’s biggest pay-TV provider

Naspers plans to expand in education software as Africa’s biggest company by market value searches for a repeat of the profitable bet it made on China’s Tencent. The owner of Africa’s biggest pay-television

In a dramatic move of support for Pravin Gordhan, 81 CEOs pledged support for the finance minister days before he presents his mini budget and a week before he appears in court on fraud charges. “We stand as one for the rule

Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa Partners agreed to buy Naspers’s Polish online auction site Allegro for almost US$3,3bn (R46,4bn), taking on rivals such as eBay in the Eastern European country

Naspers increased the compensation of CEO Bob van Dijk by 5% as the company prepares to further boost its international Internet business in the face of falling pay-television customers in sub-Saharan Africa. Van Dijk was paid US$1,67m

Naspers is seeking to further boost its international Internet business as it grapples with falling pay-television subscription numbers in sub-Saharan Africa. The company, which usually spends half a billion dollars

Chinese Internet giant Tencent and e-commerce businesses have helped lift Naspers’s revenues by 6% to US$12,2bn for the financial year ended 31 March 2016. In its full-year results, Naspers reported on Friday that its

Naspers has announced it is investing a further US$250m (about R3,9bn) in Indian online travel venture ibibo Group. The investment will be focused on extending ibibo’s leadership position in the Indian hotels category and on additional