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.
TypePublic
HQCape Town, ZA
Founded1915
Size (employees)24,482 (est)
Websitenaspers.com
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
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Naspers Office Locations

Naspers has an office in Cape Town
Cape Town, ZA (HQ)
40 Heerengracht
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Naspers Online and Social Media Presence

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Naspers News and Updates

Naspers frees cash-rich Multichoice to take on Netflix & co

South African media and e-commerce group Naspers' plan to spin off Multichoice, Africa's biggest pay-TV business by subscribers, will free up cash for the unit to compete with fast-growing Netflix and other streaming services.

Naspers is spinning off its Multichoice video business to focus on the internet

Africa’s most valuable company, Naspers will list its video entertainment business—consisting of assets like pay TV giant MultiChoice and streaming service Showmax—separately on the Johannesburg…

Set Free by Naspers, African TV Giant MultiChoice Plots Path

Cast Off by Naspers, African TV Giant MultiChoice Plots Own Path

Naspers Plans New Listing of Pay-TV Unit to Focus on Internet

Naspers Plans New Listing of Pay-TV Unit to Focus on Internet

Tanzania plans to suspend Naspers' Multichoice telecoms license

Tanzania's telecommunications regulator intends to suspend the license of Multichoice, owned by South Africa's Naspers, for continuing to carry free-to-air channels.

LetGo, the 2nd-hand shopping app, raises another $500M at over a $1.5B valuation

LetGo, the app-based marketplace for people to sell each other second-hand goods, has nabbed a great deal of its own. Today, the startup announced that it has picked up an extra $500 million in funding from Naspers, the South African e-commerce and media giant, which it plans to use to double down o…
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Naspers Company Life and Culture

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