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Naspers said to be mulling sale of Allegro

Naspers, Africa’s biggest company by market value, is planning to sell its Polish online auction website Allegro, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The global Internet and entertainment group has hired Morgan Stanley to advise

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Avito, Tencent fuel Naspers share surge

It’s no surprise that Internet and media group Naspers on Friday announced a US$1,2bn (R16bn) deal to become the largest shareholder in Avito, the leading online classifieds platform in Russia, Mof Terreblanche, a director of Stonehage Investment Partners, said on Friday

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Naspers’s annual results in review

Naspers said on Monday that its core headline earnings, a measure the board considers a reliable indicator of sustainable operating performance, grew by 30% to R11,2bn, up from R8,6bn in 2014

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Naspers smashes through R2 000/share

Riding high on the growing fortunes of Tencent, in which it holds a 34% stake, Naspers smashed through the R2 000/share barrier in morning trading on the JSE on Monday. It’s the first time the technology and media giant has reached the R2 000/share milestone

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Tencent lifts the Naspers boat

Tencent continues to underpin the Naspers growth story, with the Chinese company contributing a stronger-than-expected R6,2bn to the JSE-listed group’s core headline earnings in the six months to end-September 2014. Indeed, the Internet segment remains the fastest growing part of the Naspers stable and

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Naspers numbers in a nutshell

Naspers has reported a 65% improvement in revenue from its Internet business on the back of robust performances from Tencent, Mail.ru and its e-commerce businesses. The more mature pay-television business, housed in MultiChoice, also delivered impressive numbers, with revenue rising by 20%. Trading profit, however

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Naspers smashes share price barrier

Internet and media giant Naspers has smashed the R1 000/share barrier in early morning trade on Friday, propelled higher by weakness in the rand – the currency has tumbled to four-year lows this week – and insatiable investor interest in China’s Tencent, in which it owns a one-third stake

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Naspers spending to knock earnings

A focus on developing classifieds websites and building digital terrestrial television networks in Africa will lead to a big increase in development spending by Naspers in the second half of its current financial year, the media and Internet group said on Tuesday

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Tencent boom for Naspers

Naspers’s decision, 12 years ago, to buy a stake in Chinese instant-messaging, entertainment and online advertising company Tencent continues to pay big dividends for the South African-headquartered media and technology group. Financial results published on Tuesday

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