Naspers

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Naspers
Public
Traded as JSE: NPN
Industry Ecommerce, Internet, Media
Genre Media
Founded 12 May 1915
Headquarters Cape Town, South Africa
Area served
Global
Key people
Bob van Dijk (CEO)
Revenue Increase R62.7 Billion (FY 2014)[1]
Increase R8.6 Billion (FY 2014)[2]
Website http://www.naspers.com
Naspers building in the Cape Town CBD

Naspers is a global platform operator with principal operations in internet services, especially ecommerce ( i.e. classifieds, online retail, marketplaces, online comparison shopping, payments and online services); pay television (direct-to-home satellite services, digital terrestrial television services and online services) and print media.

Major brands owned by Naspers include:

Founded in 1915, their primary listing is on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in South Africa. Listed since 1994, they have grown to be part of the Top 10 index over the past number of years. They also have a Level I American Depository Receipt programme (ADR programme) listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and trade on an over-the-counter (OTC) basis. International investors account for around 50% of their shareholder base.

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