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.
Type
Public
HQ
Cape Town, ZA
Founded
1915
Size (employees)
24,482 (est)
Naspers was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Cape Town, ZA
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Key People/Management at Naspers

Koos Bekker

Koos Bekker

Group CEO, Board of Directors
Basil (Vasili) Sgourdos

Basil (Vasili) Sgourdos

CFO MIH
Andre Coetzee

Andre Coetzee

General Counsel
Don Eriksson

Don Eriksson

Director
Craig Enenstein

Craig Enenstein

Director

Naspers Office Locations

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

Naspers Financials

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

106.5 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

49.2
Naspers's current market capitalization is $106.5 b.
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Naspers News and Updates

Naspers to raise up to $11 billion by trimming Tencent stake

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Naspers is cutting its stake in lucrative Chinese investment Tencent by as much as 2 percent in a deal that could net the South African media and e-commerce group up to $11 billion.

No one seems to know what was paid to buy one of Nigeria’s biggest e-commerce players

One week after the sale of, Konga, one of the two largest e-commerce companies in Nigeria, there are still more questions than answers. On Feb.…

Africa’s biggest internet company isn’t making the right bets on African internet companies

Naspers, the Cape Town-based media and internet conglomerate, made one of the biggest and most transformative bets in its 102-year old history back in 2001.…

Movile snaps up $53 mln

Movile, a provider of mobile marketplaces has secured $53 million in funding. Naspers led the round with participation from Innova Capital.
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