Naspers is a leading multinational media group, incorporated in 1915 as a public limited liability company and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in September 1994. The company also has an ADR listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Over the past two decades the group has evolved from a traditional print media business in one country, to a broad-based e-media company in multiple markets. The group's principal operations are in internet platforms (focussing on commerce, communities, content, communication and games), pay-television and the provision of related technologies and print media (including publishing, distribution and printing). Most of Naspers's businesses hold leading market positions. The group's most significant operations are located in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa, China, Central and Eastern Europe, India, Brazil, Russia, Thailand and the Netherlands.
Company Growth (employees)
Cape Town, ZA
Size (employees)
24,482 (est)-10%
Naspers was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Cape Town, ZA

Key People at Naspers

Koos Bekker

Koos Bekker

Group CEO, Board of Directors
Basil (Vasili) Sgourdos

Basil (Vasili) Sgourdos

Andre Coetzee

Andre Coetzee

General Counsel
Don Eriksson

Don Eriksson

Craig Enenstein

Craig Enenstein


Naspers Office Locations

Naspers has an office in Cape Town
Cape Town, ZA (HQ)
40 Heerengracht

Naspers Data and Metrics

Naspers Financial Metrics


Market capitalization (22-Sep-2017)

97.9 b

Closing share price (22-Sep-2017)

Naspers's current market capitalization is $97.9 b.
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Naspers News and Updates

Naspers gobbles up another food delivery startup with $80M round for Swiggy

 Naspers has taken a bite out of yet another food delivery startup, with its commitment to lead and $80 million investment in the Indian online ordering and food delivery startup, Swiggy. The global internet and entertainment conglomerate has invested in several online food ordering and delivery com…

Naspers pours $5M into Coins, a fintech startup for Southeast Asia’s unbanked population

 Prolific investment firm Naspers is making a push into bitcoin and financial services after it backed Philippines-based startup to the tune of $5 million. Coins is focused on offering financial services for the unbanked in the Philippines and Thailand. It uses the blockchain as its underly…

Take-away ordering giant Delivery Hero raises massive €387 million in pre-IPO funding from Naspers

Take-away food ordering and delivery service Delivery Hero has raised €387 million (about $423 million) from Naspers, a global Internet and media group that often backs and acquires companies in Europe. The Berlin-headquartered company, one of Rocket Internet’s most successful incubatees, has raised…

Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero

 Continuing its massive spending spree in Europe, the global technology and media investment conglomerate, Naspers, has invested €387 million ($421.3 million) in the online food ordering and delivery business Delivery Hero. Read More

Kreditech raises €110M from Naspers’ PayU in strategic financing partnership

 Kreditech, the German startup backed by Peter Thiel, Rakuten and the IFC that creates credit ratings and provides finance to people who may not otherwise have credit histories, has raised another round of funding from one of its strategic partners. PayU, the payments company owned by Naspers that i…

Naspers sells Polish eBay rival Allegro to Permira consortium for $3.3B

 Earlier this year, it was reported that Naspers, the media and internet holding company, was planning to sell off Allegro, its online auction business based in Poland, and today the deal finally came to pass. A consortium of private equity firms that includes Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa have bou…
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