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Bidvest Group
The Bidvest Group Limited consists of four overarching divisions:
We are an international services, trading and distribution company, listed on the JSE, South Africa and operating on five continents. We employ 141 000 people worldwide, but our roots remain South African. In a big business environment we run our company with the determination and commitment evident in a small business heart. We believe in empowering people, building relationships and improving lives. Entrepreneurship, incentivisation, decentralised management and communication are the keys. We subscribe to a philosophy of transparency, accountability, integrity, excellence and innovation in all our business dealings. We turn ordinary companies into extraordinary performers, delivering strong and consistent shareholder returns in the process. Most importantly, we understand that people create wealth, and that companies only report it.
Turnover Trading profit Net asset value per share Headline earnings per share Distribution per ordinary share
Turnover Trading profit Net asset value per share Headline earnings per share Distribution per ordinary share

Division Description Turnover   Contribution to Group revenue Reference
Bidvest Corporate The corporate centre adds value by identifying strategic investment opportunities while promoting experience sharing across divisions and fostering synergies and properties savings. Bidvest Corporate also houses Group investments and the Bidvest properties portfolio. +7,3% 0,8%
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Bidvest South Africa The division includes a variety of service and product offerings: freight management, logistics services, terminal operations and marine services; office automation, stationery and furniture; leading motor brands and vehicle auctioneering; travel management solutions, aviation services, airport lounge access and car rental; outsourced cleaning, landscaping, catering services, security as well as specialised services to the industrial and public sector; hygiene rental equipment, cleaning consumables; laundries; and public indoor plants; water coolers and light industrial and commercial products; the full range of Yamaha products; consumer appliances, packaging closures and catering equipment; distribution of electrical products and services and a comprehensive range of banking and insurance products; printing and related products. +9,2% 41,7%
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Bidvest Foodservice Comprises market leading foodservice product distributors in the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, the Baltic States, Italy, Spain, Lebanon, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the UAE, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Greater China, Hong Kong, Chile, Brazil and southern Africa. Bidvest leads the foodservice industry in its chosen geographies operating through strategically located independent business units servicing the catering, hospitality, leisure, bakery, poultry, meat and food processing industries. +14,0% 55,6%
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Bidvest Namibia Bidvest Namibia Limited is listed on the Namibian Stock Exchange. Bidvest Namibia’s operating divisions are under two holding companies, namely Bidvest Namibia Fisheries Holdings (Bidfish) which is focused on the fishing industry in Namibia and Angola and Bidvest Namibia Commercial Holdings (Bidcom). Bidcom is divided into three divisions, namely Freight, Logistics, Marine Services and Material Handling; Food and Distribution; and Commercial and Industrial Services. Bidfish operates one of Africa’s most efficient fishing fleets and has a high reputation for quality delivery into Namibian and African markets. Horse-mackerel is the core activity, but Bidfish’s product range also includes canned fish, oysters and other products. Operating companies within Bidcom have a broad spectrum of well-recognised brands and an extended distribution network throughout Namibia. +2,6% 1,9%
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Why invest in Bidvest

Why invest in Bidvest

For over a quarter of a century, Bidvest has been reporting superior financial results and shareholder returns.
By spanning such a broad spectrum of geographies and businesses, sustained growth in the short, medium and long term remains possible even during economic downturns.
As a global employer of over 141 000 proudly Bidvest people on five continents, Bidvest is aware of its responsibility to its people, their families and their communities.
Sustainable business practices underpin our Proudly Tomorrow promise and the way we do business.
Registered office South Africa
Bidvest House
18 Crescent Drive
Melrose Arch
Melrose
Johannesburg
2196
South Africa
 
Website: www.bidvest.com
Telephone: +27 (11) 772 8700
Email: info@bidvest.co.za

 
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