Naspers has received enough votes from shareholders to proceed with an Amsterdam listing of assets including a R1.9-trillion stake in Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings.
Naspers has corrected a problem that forced Africa’s biggest company to delay a planned listing of Internet assets in Amsterdam, sending mail to the right addresses to reach shareholders.
TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod spoke to Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk about the group’s acquisition, through Naspers Foundry, of a stake in SweepSouth, the controversy over the group’s dual shareholding structure, and more.
In the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the looming layoffs at MultiChoice and what precipitated the move.
Naspers has finally given a name to its new global consumer Internet group, which it intends listing on Euronext Amsterdam in September, with an inward listing on the JSE.