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12-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers will be hosting an Investor Day in New York today, beginning at 16:30 SA time/ 09:30 EST. Presentations will be made by executives of the underlying business segments to investors and other market participants in attendance. The proceedings will be accessible via live webcast on http://www.naspers.com/investors/investor-day (the Investor Day page).



The agenda for the day (all times EST) is:

- 09:30 ? 09:45: Welcome (Bob van Dijk)

- 09:45 ? 10:30: Naspers strategy (Bob van Dijk)

- 10:30 ? 11:15: Classifieds: (Martin Scheepbouwer)

- 11:15 ? 11:45: B2C ecommerce: (Cristina Berta Jones)

- 11:45 ? 12:15: PayU (Laurent Le Moal)



Lunch break

- 13:15 ? 13:45: Online food delivery - Naspers Ventures (Larry Illg)

- 13:45 ? 14:30: Video entertainment (Uvashni Raman)

- 14:30 ? 15:00: Financials (Basil Sgourdos)

- 15:00 ? 15:15: Closing remarks (Bob van Dijk)



On 13 December, a full play-back of the presentations, as well as pdfs of the PowerPoint files, will be available on Naspers?s website on the Investor Day page.
29-Nov-2017
(C)
Revenue for the interim period grew to USD3.1 billion (RUSD3.0 billion) whilst operating profit came in at USD11 million (loss of USD30 million).Profit for the period shot up to USD1.1 billion (USD554 million). In addition, headline earnings per N ordinary share jumped to USD212cps (USD129cps).



Company prospects

Going forward, the group will continue to drive scale to bring its ecommerce business to profitability and cash generation. In addition, it will manage macro challenges in the more mature businesses through tight cost controls and continued innovation and repositioning of businesses to counter increasing competition by global players. The group will also continue to invest in emerging businesses that may power future growth. Naspers's balance sheet remains strong and the group's current business plan is fully funded.
17-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group (?the group?) is presently finalising its condensed consolidated interim report for the six months ended 30 September 2017.

We expect core headline earnings per share to be between 62% (132 US cents) and 67% (142 US cents) higher than the comparable period?s 212 US cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the six months ended 30 September 2017, will be between 94% (121 US cents) and 99% (128 US cents) higher compared to the prior period?s 129 US cents.

Headline earnings per share for the six months is expected to increase by between 62% (80 US cents) and 67% (86 US cents) from the prior period?s 129 US cents. Further details will be provided in the condensed consolidated financial results, due to be released on or about 29 November 2017. Financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the company?s auditors.
17-Nov-2017
(Permanent)
Naspers Ltd.'s historical share prices have been adjusted to reflect the unbundling in the ratio of 0.34588 Novus shares for every one Naspers N share held at the close of business on the unbundling record date (?Record Date?), Friday, 22 September 2017.



17-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers Ltd. announces that the following prospectus (the "Prospectus") has been approved by the UK Listing Authority and is available for viewing:

?Naspers Ltd. - Prospectus dated 17 November 2017 relating to the admission to the Official List and to trading on the London Stock Exchange of up to 182 540 135 additional American Depositary Shares?



A copy of the prospectus has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.



The listing and admission to the Official List and to trading on the London Stock Exchange of up to 182 540 135 additional American Depositary Shares is expected to occur on 22 November 2017 ("Admission"). Following Admission, the Company will be authorised to list and to trade up to 219 328 029 American Depositary Shares in total.



No American Depositary Shares have been offered or marketed to the public in the United Kingdom or elsewhere in connection with the Admission.

29-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers ?N? shareholders (?Shareholders?) are referred to the announcement released on SENS on Thursday, 21 September 2017 regarding the apportionment of the tax cost for South African income tax purposes in respect of the unbundling of Novus Holdings Ltd. (?Novus?) shares (?Unbundling?).



Shareholders are hereby advised that the revised apportionment ratio is as follows, 99.93372% to a Naspers ?N? share held after the Unbundling and 0.06628% to an unbundled Novus share. (?Apportionment Ratios?).



The Apportionment Ratios are based on the closing price of R2 972.44 per Naspers ?N? share and R5.70 per Novus share on Wednesday, 20 September 2017.
28-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced a transaction to obtain 22,359,857 shares in Delivery Hero (FRA: DHER.GR) from Rocket Internet (FRA: RKET.GR) for EUR660m (USD775m) at a price of EUR29.50 per share.



The additional 13% stake increases Naspers?s shareholding to 23.6% and positions the group as the largest shareholder in Delivery Hero.



Growing its position in online food ordering and delivery is consistent with Naspers? strategy to invest in platforms with global potential that offer online marketplace services in high- growth markets. The increased stake in Delivery Hero adds to the group?s investments in iFood in Latam and Swiggy in India.



Founded in February 2008 and listed in June 2017, Delivery Hero offers online food delivery services across more than 40 countries in Europe, the Middle East - North Africa (MENA), Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region. It also operates its own last-mile food delivery primarily in more than 50 high-density urban areas around the world.



The online food delivery sector is still underpenetrated and growing rapidly across the world. Delivery Hero is already the leading online food ordering and delivery marketplace in most of the countries in which it operates and Naspers? increased investment is due to its confidence in the long-term prospects of the company.



Many markets have experienced significant traction already, but the potential in high-growth markets is expected to be greater than that observed in the West.



The transaction is subject to regulatory approval, will be funded from existing resources, and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018.
27-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Further to the announcement released by Naspers on SENS on 26 September 2017 regarding the launch of an accelerated bookbuild placing (the ?Placing?) of Novus Holdings Ltd. (?Novus?) shares (?Unbundled Novus Shares?).



Naspers announces that the Placing was successfully priced on 26 September 2017 and 35 141 309 Unbundled Novus Shares were placed with qualifying institutional investors at a price of R6.15 per ordinary share (?Placing Price?).



The Placing Price represents a 1.3% premium to Novus? closing share price on 26 September 2017.



Naspers would like to thank all investors that submitted bids and participated in the Placing.



26-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
21-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
21-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers ?N? and ?A? shareholders (?Naspers shareholders?) are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 5 September 2017 (?Detailed Announcement?) in terms of which Naspers shareholders were advised that the company will unbundle 151,786,287 Novus Holdings Ltd. (?Novus?) shares (?Unbundled Novus Shares?) to Naspers shareholders (?Unbundling?).



Fractional entitlements

Naspers shareholders are hereby advised of the following:

* The Unbundled Novus Shares will be unbundled in the intended ratio of 0.34588 Novus shares for every one Naspers N share and 0.06918 Novus shares for every one Naspers A share held at the close of business on the Unbundling record date; and

* The value applicable in determining the cash payment for the fractional entitlement is the weighted average traded price for the day after the last day to trade less 10% as prescribed by the JSE Ltd., being 514 cents.
12-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers ?N? and ?A? shareholders (?Naspers Shareholders?) are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 5 September 2017 (?Detailed Announcement?) in terms of which Naspers Shareholders were advised that the Company will unbundle 151 786 287 Novus Holdings Ltd. shares to Naspers Shareholders (?Unbundling?).



There have been no changes to the terms or the timing of the Unbundling as set out in the Detailed Announcement.



Salient dates and times

For ease of reference, the salient dates and times relating to the Unbundling, which are unchanged from those disclosed in the Detailed Announcement, have been set out in the timetable hereunder:

*Finalisation announcement expected to be released on SENS, if required - Tuesday, 12 September 2017

*Expected LDT Date in order to participate in the Unbundling - Tuesday, 19 September 2017

*Announcement expected to be released on SENS in respect of the cash payment applicable to fractional entitlements to the Unbundling, based on the VWAP of the Unbundled Novus Shares traded on the JSE on Wednesday, 20 September 2017, discounted by 10% - Thursday, 21 September 2017

*Announcement expected to be released on SENS in respect of the specified ratio apportionment related to the tax consequences of the Unbundling - Thursday, 21 September 2017

*Expected Record Date on which Naspers Shareholders must be recorded in Naspers? share register to participate in the Unbundling - Friday, 22 September 2017

*Expected Operative Date of the Unbundling - Tuesday, 26 September 2017

*Naspers Shareholders? accounts at CSDP or broker expected to be updated and credited - Tuesday, 26 September 2017



05-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
25-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
The 103rd annual general meeting (AGM) of Naspers L was held on 25 August 2017 in the Media24 Centre at 40 Heerengracht, Cape Town, South Africa. Shareholders are advised that all resolutions set out in the notice of AGM were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders represented at the annual general meeting.
03-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers shareholders are referred to the SENS announcement released on 3 April 2017 in which they were advised that the Competition Commission had recommended Media24 (Pty) Ltd.?s (?Media24?) merger filing concerning Novus Holdings Ltd. (?Novus?) (?Merger Filing?) to the Competition Tribunal for approval. The Merger Filing includes a condition that Media24 divest itself of the majority of its shareholding in Novus whilst permitting Media24 to retain a non-controlling minority stake in Novus of 19% (?Merger Condition?).



On 3 August 2017 (?Approval Date?), the Competition Tribunal approved the Merger Filing, including the Merger Condition. Accordingly, Media24 is now required to unbundle the majority of its shareholding in Novus to Naspers, its ultimate holding company, and thereafter to Naspers?s shareholders (?Unbundling?).



In terms of the Merger Condition, Media24 is required:

* within 20 business days from the Approval Date, to lodge any amendments required to its Memorandum of Incorporation (?MOI?) to give effect to the Unbundling with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission ("CIPC"); and

* within 40 business days after the amended MOI has been approved by CIPC, to implement the Unbundling.
02-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
The company is announcing a ratio change on its American Depositary Receipt (?ADR?) programme from ten (10) ADRs representing one (1) Class N ordinary share to the new ratio of five (5) ADRs representing one (1) Class N ordinary share.



The ratio change will result in a reverse split on the ADRs on the basis of one (1) new ADR for every two (2) old ADRs held. The Class N ordinary shares of Naspers will not be affected by this change.



Effective 11 August 2017, holders of ADRs will be required on a mandatory basis to surrender their old ADRs to Bank of New York Mellon (?BNY Mellon?) for cancellation at the rate of two (2) ?OLD? ADRs (CUSIP 631512100) for one (1) ?NEW? ADR (CUSIP 631512 209; ISIN NUMBER is US6315122092). Holders in the Direct Registration System and in Depository Trust Company will have their ADRs automatically exchanged and need not take any action. Only whole ADRs will be distributed. BNY Mellon will attempt to sell any fractional ADRs and distribute the cash proceeds.



The number of ADRs in issue on 1 August 2017 was 36 787 894 and after the ratio change effective 11 August 2017, the number of ADRs amounts to 18 393 947.



* Old Description of Listed Security - 10 American depositary shares (each representing 1 class n ordinary share of zar0.02 each); fully paid

* New Description of Listed Security - 5 American depositary shares (each representing 1 class n ordinary share of zar0.02 each); fully paid
21-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company?s integrated annual report (including the notice and proxy of the annual general meeting) and the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2017 will be posted on the company?s website www.naspers.com today 21 July 2017. There are no modifications to the audited results that were published in the summarised annual financial statements (provisional report) on 23 June 2017.



PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. audited the results contained in the summarised annual financial statements and the annual financial statements of Naspers. The auditor?s unqualified report is available for inspection at Naspers?s registered address, 40 Heerengracht, Cape Town 8000 (contact person Ms Yasmin Abrahams) and in Johannesburg at MultiChoice City, 144 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg 2194 (contact person Mrs Toni Lutz).



The notice of the annual general meeting was posted to shareholders today, 21 July 2017, and notice is hereby given that the 103rd annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 25 August 2017, on the 17th Floor of the Media24 Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa to transact business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting. This notice together with the proxy form will be available on the Company?s website, www.naspers.com, as of today. Proxy forms must be lodged, for administrative purposes, by no later than 11:15 on Wednesday, 23 August 2017, alternatively presented to the Naspers company secretary prior to the commencement of the annual general meeting.



Shareholders are further advised that Naspers?s annual compliance certificate for the 2017 financial year in terms of section 13G(2) of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act has been published and is also available on the Company?s website, www.naspers.com
30-Jun-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Naspers's indirect wholly owned subsidiary, MIH B.V., on 29 June 2017, successfully priced USD1 billion 4.85% notes due 2027 (the "Bonds").



The Bonds will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Naspers. An application has been made for the admission of the Bonds to listing on the Official List and trading on the Global Exchange Market of the Irish Stock Exchange.



The net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including acquisitions, and to repay MIH B.V.?s existing notes maturing in July 2017.

23-Jun-2017
(C)
Revenue for the year rose to USD6.1 billion (2016: USD5.9 billion). Operating loss widened to USD360 million (2016: loss of USD177 million). Profit for the year attributable to equity holders of the group shot up to USD2.9 billion (2016: USD994 million). In addition, headline earnings per N ordinary share USD179 cents per share (2016: USD168 cents per share).



Dividend number 88

The board recommends that the annual gross dividend be increased by 12% to 580 cents (previously 520 cents) per listed N ordinary share, and 116 cents (previously 104 cents) per unlisted A ordinary share. If confirmed by shareholders at the annual general meeting on Friday 25 August 2017, dividends will be payable to shareholders recorded in the books on Friday 15 September 2017 and paid on Monday 18 September 2017.



Company prospects

During the 2018 financial year the group will keep scaling its ecommerce businesses to drive profitability and cash generation. The focus for the more mature businesses - media and video entertainment - will be on managing macroeconomic and sectoral headwinds through ongoing cost containment. Competition from global platforms across the markets where Naspers operates is increasing and the group will respond through continued innovation and transformation of existing businesses, while investing to fuel the next wave of growth.



22-Jun-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Myriad International Holdings B.V. (?MIH B.V.?), is exploring the possibility of an international USD bond offering by meeting potential investors on a roadshow. Proceeds from the offering, if completed, are expected to be used for general corporate purposes and to repay MIH B.V.?s existing notes maturing in July 2017.
14-Jun-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group (?the group?) is presently finalising its consolidated annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2017.



Naspers expects core headline earnings per share to be between 33% (USD98 cents) and 39% (USD116 cents) higher than the comparable period?s USD298 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the year ended 31 March 2017, will be between 181% (USD431 cents) and 187% (USD445 cents) higher compared to the prior period?s USD238 cents.



Headline earnings per share for the year is expected to increase by between 4% (USD7 cents) and 10% (USD17 cents) from the prior period?s USD168 cents.



Further details will be provided in the summarised consolidated financial results, due to be released on or about 23 June 2017.
12-Apr-2017
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that Naspers will put in approximately R1 billion in Takealot Online in return for majority ownership in the e-commerce group. The injection will enhance Takealot's growth plans with a wider product and service offering. Kim Reid, Takealot founder and CEO, said the recent investment will empower the group to expand the business in a market with huge prospects.
03-Apr-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers shareholders (?Shareholders?) are referred to the announcement released by Novus Holdings Ltd. (?Novus?) on SENS on 26 November 2015 in terms of which Novus shareholders were advised that the Competition Appeal Court on 25 November 2015 upheld an appeal by Caxton and CTP Publishers and Printers Ltd. (?the Appeal?). In terms of the Appeal, Media24 was required to notify the Competition Authorities of a change of control, which arose from the implementation of the restated management agreement dated 23 February 2015 (?Merger Filing?). The Merger Filing was filed with the Competition Commission in February 2016.



The Competition Commission has decided to recommend the Merger Filing for approval to the Competition Tribunal subject to the condition that Media24 divest itself of the majority of its shareholding in Novus; permitting Media24 to retain a non-controlling minority stake in Novus of 19% (?Merger Condition?). The Merger Condition, including the proposed 19%, remains subject to the final approval of the Competition Tribunal. If the Competition Tribunal approves the Merger Condition, Media24 will unbundle the majority of its shareholding in Novus to the shareholders of Naspers, its ultimate holding company (?Unbundling?). The Unbundling will be implemented as soon as reasonably possible after the approval date.



Naspers will provide further details of the unbundling to shareholders at the appropriate time.



31-Mar-2017
(Official Notice)
Ms Emilie Choi will be appointed as an independent non-executive director of Naspers with effect from 21 April 2017.



31-Jan-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced a transaction on 18 October 2016 to combine its Indian travel business, Ibibo Group (ibibo), with Nasdaq-listed MakeMyTrip Ltd. (NASDAQ:MMYT), to create one of the largest travel groups in India. Shareholders are advised that all pre-conditions have been met and that the transaction closed effective 31 January 2017.
18-Jan-2017
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced a transaction on 14 October 2016 to dispose of its 100% stake in Poland- based Allegro Group, which includes both Allegro.pl and Ceneo.pl, to funds advised by private equity firms Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa for USD3.253 billion. Shareholders are advised that all pre-conditions have been met and the transaction closed effective 18 January 2017.
25-Nov-2016
(C)
Revenue for the interim period rose to USD2.958 million (USD2.983 million). Operating loss, came to USD30 million (profit of USD67 million). Profit attributable to equity holders decreased to USD554 million (USD 610 million). In addition, headline earnings per N ordinary share was higher at US129cps (US114cps).



Prospects

In the second half of the financial year we hope to deliver revenue growth and scale the more established ecommerce businesses. The group

will continue to invest in long-term opportunities such as letgo, and seek further promising models within the internet segment. We expect to accelerate letgo's development spend to further strengthen its position in the US classifieds market. In African video entertainment, a tough environment at present, we aim to grow DTH customers by offering increased value and reducing costs to counter the impact of falling currencies. Earnings and cash flows in this segment will continue to be constrained in the foreseeable future. Preparation of the condensed consolidated interim report The preparation of the condensed consolidated interim report was supervised by the financial director, Basil Sgourdos CA(SA). These results were made public on 25 November 2016
18-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group (?the group?) is presently finalising its condensed consolidated interim report for the six months ended 30 September 2016.



Naspers expect core headline earnings per share to be between 23% (USD39 cents) and 28% (USD47 cents) higher than the comparable period?s USD169 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the six months ended 30 September 2016 will be between 10% (USD15 cents) and 15% (USD22 cents) lower compared to the prior period?s 148 US cents. Headline earnings per share is expected to increase by between 10% (USD11 cents) and 15% (USD17 cents) from the prior period?s USD114 cents.



Further details will be provided in the condensed consolidated interim report, due to be released on or about 25 November 2016.
18-Oct-2016
(Official Notice)
Investors are advised that terms have been agreed for Naspers Ltd.?s Indian travel business, Ibibo Group (ibibo), to enter into a transaction with Nasdaq-listed MakeMyTrip Ltd. (NASDAQ:MMYT), which will combine the two businesses under MMYT to create one of the largest travel groups in India. Naspers and Tencent (700: Hong Kong), through their jointly-owned holding company (91% owned by Naspers and 9% owned by Tencent), are selling 100% of ibibo to MMYT in exchange for the issuance of new shares by MMYT. Naspers and Tencent will become the single largest shareholder in MakeMyTrip, owning a 40% stake, and will contribute proportionate working capital upon closing.



The combination of ibibo and MMYT will bring together a bouquet of leading consumer travel brands, including MakeMyTrip, goibibo, redBus, Ryde and Rightstay. The Transaction is expected to unlock value for customers, supply partners and shareholders, by combining the complementary strengths of each travel group. MMYT brings its strong brand, robust mix of domestic and outbound hotels and packages business, and the strong position of its air ticketing business. ibibo, via its goibibo and redBus brands, comes with strong presence in the fast-growing hotel market, bus ticket-booking segment and a fast-growing air ticketing business. The Transaction is expected to close by the end of December 2016, and is subject to approval by MMYT shareholders, and regulatory approvals.



14-Oct-2016
(Official Notice)
Naspers announces the sale of its 100% interest in Grupa Allegro Sp. z o.o. (?Allegro?) and Ceneo Sp. z o.o. (?Ceneo?), the leading online marketplace and price comparison businesses in Poland, to funds advised by private equity firms Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa for a total consideration of USD3.253 billion.



Naspers acquired Allegro in 2008 for USD1.485 billion as part of the USD1.9 billion Tradus transaction. Since then Allegro strengthened its position as the leading ecommerce and marketplace platform in Poland. It achieved substantial growth in revenues and profits, generating USD714 million in cash flows over time. Allegro?s success also helped Naspers develop a broader ecommerce footprint in the region. Leveraging the Allegro platform, Naspers was able to build fast-growing businesses like OLX.pl and PayU.pl, which are valuable and contributing to enhanced returns.



The decision to sell Allegro Group is consistent with the Group?s strategy to find and unlock value for shareholders. From time to time the Group exits earlier investments to realise a return on capital invested, and Allegro is a good example of this. Naspers remains committed to its remaining assets in Poland (OLX, PayU, Otomoto and Otodom) and will continue to develop them with a goal to generate good returns in the future.



Naspers and Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa see the transaction as the beginning of a strong partnership; in particular, PayU will continue to provide payment processing services to Allegro under a multi-year agreement.



The transaction is subject to approval by anti-trust authorities with closing expected before the end of fiscal 2017. Proceeds will be used to repay debt, fund the continued scaling of ecommerce businesses, and finance new acquisitions.



26-Aug-2016
(Official Notice)
The 102nd annual general meeting (AGM) of Naspers was held this morning in the Media24 Centre at 40 Heerengracht, Cape Town, South Africa. Shareholders are advised that all resolutions set out in the notice of AGM were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders represented at the annual general meeting.
22-Jul-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company?s integrated annual report (including the notice and proxy of the annual general meeting) and the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2016 will be posted on the company?s website www.naspers.com today 22 July 2016. There are no modifications to the audited results that were published in the summarised annual financial statements (provisional report) on 24 June 2016.



PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. audited the results contained in the summarised annual financial statements and the annual financial statements of Naspers, and its reports are available for inspection at the registered office of the company.



The notice of the annual general meeting was posted to shareholders today, 22 July 2016, and notice is hereby given that the 102nd annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 26 August 2016, on the 17th Floor of the Media24 Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa to transact business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting.







24-Jun-2016
(C)
Naspers announced that it will change the presentation currency in its consolidated financial statements from the South African rand (ZAR) to the United States dollar (USD) with effect from the financial year ended on 31 March 2016. For this reason, there are no comparative figures. Revenue was recorded at USD5.9 billion whilst operating loss was recorded at USD177 million. Profit for the year attributable to equity holders of the group was USD994 million. Furthermore, headline earnings per N ordinary share were USD168 cents per share.



Dividend number 87

The board recommends that the annual gross dividend be increased by 11% to 520 cents (previously 470 cents) per listed N ordinary share, and 104 cents (previously 94 cents) per unlisted A ordinary share. If confirmed by shareholders at the annual general meeting on Friday 26 August 2016, dividends will be payable to shareholders recorded in the books on Friday 16 September 2016. It will be paid on Monday 19 September 2016.



Prospects

In the year ahead, the focus will be on continuing to deliver topline growth while scaling the more established ecommerce businesses. Naspers will invest in long-term growth opportunities such as ShowMax, letgo and ibibo and seek further new promising models. In video entertainment, the loss of DTH subscribers and falling currencies in sub- Saharan Africa will have a significant impact on earnings and cash flows. It could take some time before the plans implemented to reinvigorate growth and cut costs have a material positive impact.



15-Jun-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group (?the group?) is presently finalising its provisional report for the year ended 31 March 2016. Shareholders should note that the group?s results are presented in US dollars from the financial year ended 31 March 2016. Restated comparative US dollar financial information was published via SENS on 18 April 2016.



Naspers expects core headline earnings per share to be between 15% (USD38 cents) and 20% (USD51 cents) higher than the comparable period?s USD255 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the year ended 31 March 2016, will be between 20% (USD62 cents) and 25% (USD78 cents) lower compared to the prior period?s USD311 cents.



Headline earnings per share for the year is expected to increase by between 0% (USD0 cent) and 5% (USD8 cents) from the prior period?s USD167 cents.



Further details will be provided in the provisional report, due to be released on or about 24 June 2016.
19-Apr-2016
(Permanent)
Naspers changed the presentation currency in its consolidated financial statements from the South African rand (ZAR) to the United States dollar (USD) with effect from the financial year ended on 31 March 2016.
18-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced that it will change the presentation currency in its consolidated financial statements from the South African rand (ZAR) to the United States dollar (USD) with effect from the financial year ended on 31 March 2016.



Over the past 100 years, the group has evolved from a single-country newspaper business and early investor in pay television to a video-entertainment leader and global internet and ecommerce group with operations in over 130 countries. Today, more than 70% of revenue measured on an economic interest basis (which includes the group's proportionate share of the revenue of associates and joint ventures) is sourced from outside South Africa. Coupled with the evolution of the business, the group's shareholder base is now largely comprised of foreign investors to whom financial reporting in ZAR is of limited relevance. Internally, the board also bases its performance evaluation and many investment decisions on USD financial information. The board therefore believes that USD financial reporting provides more relevant presentation of the group's financial position, funding and treasury functions, financial performance and its cash flows.



It should be noted that the functional currencies of the group's underlying businesses ? functional currencies referring to the currencies of the primary economic environments in which underlying businesses operate ? remain unchanged and that foreign exchange exposures will therefore be unaffected by the change, albeit that the effects of such exposures will be presented in USD. Dividends will continue to be declared in ZAR, with the relevant exchange rate announced at the time of the dividend payment.



To assist investors in understanding the change, the group has provided summarised, restated USD financial information for the financial years ended 31 March 2015 and 2014 as well as for the six-month interim periods ended 30 September 2015 and 2014. An analyst presentation with restated information is also available on the group's website www.naspers.com. The summarised, restated information presented, has been prepared in terms of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and will form the basis of the comparative financial information expected to be included in the consolidated annual financial statements of the group, presented in USD, for the year ended 31 March 2016.
29-Jan-2016
(Official Notice)
Messrs Liu Guijin and Hendrik du Toit will be appointed as independent non-executive directors of Naspers with effect from 1 April 2016.
15-Dec-2015
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced a transaction on 23 October 2015 to increase its stake in Avito (the leading Russian online classifieds platform) from 17.4% to 67.9% for a cash consideration of USD1.2 billion, subject to regulatory approvals. Shareholders are advised that all pre-conditions have been met and the transaction closed effective 15 December 2015.
04-Dec-2015
(Official Notice)
Investors are referred to the announcement released by Naspers through SENS and RNS on 3 December 2015 regarding Naspers?s launch of a capital raising of up to USD2.5 billion (the ?Capital Raising?) by way of a private placement to institutional investors (the ?Placing?).



Naspers is pleased to announce that it has successfully priced the Placing, raising gross proceeds of USD2.5 billion. A total of 18 167 848 new Naspers N ordinary shares (the ?Placing Shares?) were successfully placed with qualifying institutional investors at a price of ZAR1 975 per share. The Placing Shares being issued represent approximately 4.3% of Naspers?s issued N ordinary share capital prior to the Capital Raising.



Subject to approval by the JSE, listing and trading of the Placing Shares is expected to commence on 11 December 2015. The Placing Shares, when issued, will be fully paid and will rank pari passu in all respects with the existing N ordinary shares in the share capital of Naspers, including the right to receive all dividends and other distributions declared, after the date of issue of the Placing Shares.
03-Dec-2015
(Official Notice)
Naspers is launching a capital raising by way of a private placement to institutional investors, of approximately 17.1 million new Naspers N ordinary shares (the ?Shares?), to raise up to US$2.5bn (the "Capital Raising"). The Shares will be issued under Naspers?s existing general authority to issue shares for cash and pursuant to a vendor consideration placing.



Launch of the bookbuild

The Capital Raising will take place at a price to be established through an accelerated bookbuilding process to be conducted by Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Morgan Stanley - Co. International plc acting as joint bookrunners (collectively, the ?Joint Bookrunners?). Bookbuilding will begin with immediate effect. The timing of the closing of the book, the pricing of the Shares and the making of allocations are in the absolute discretion of Naspers and the Joint Bookrunners.



Absa Bank Limited, acting through its Corporate and Investment Banking division, BNP Paribas and ING Bank N.V. are acting as co-lead managers and Rand Merchant Bank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited is acting as co-manager (together with the Joint Bookrunners and the co-lead managers the ?Banks?).



The Shares will, when issued, be credited as fully paid and will rank pari passu in all respects with the existing issued N ordinary shares of Naspers, including the right to receive future dividends and other distributions declared after the date of their issue. Trading of the Shares on the exchange operated by the JSE Limited (the "JSE") is expected to commence at the start of trading, 5 business days after closing.



The bookbuild process will be subject to normal share trading practices, the relevant rules, regulations and procedures of the JSE, applicable laws and regulations and the settlement authority of Strate Proprietary Limited.







02-Dec-2015
(Media Comment)
According to Business Report, chief executive Bob van Dijk said Naspers intends to grow its insight into US technology start-ups as the company aims to reduce the effects of a US interest rate hike and ascertain new internet growth prospects. The company already invested USD100 million in September in Letgo, a US mobile-only classifieds-ads application and looks forward to increased investment in companies based around San Francisco. A greater US focus presents a new direction for Naspers, operating in more than 130 countries and which previously focused on emerging markets.
27-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced a transaction on 23 October 2015 to increase its stake in Avito from 17.4% to 67.9% for cash of USD1.2 billion. At the time the company noted that the transaction would not materially increase its existing debt profile in the medium term. Therefore Naspers is considering a capital raise of up to USD2.5 billion which, including the Avito acquisition, will enhance financial flexibility over the next few years to invest in attractive growth opportunities. Any capital raise is expected to be within existing shareholder authorities.



Naspers has appointed Citigroup Global Markets Ltd. and Morgan Stanley - Co. International plc to advise in this regard.
27-Nov-2015
(C)
Revenue for the interim period rose to R37.8 billion (R34.4 billion). Operating profit, however, lowered to R641 million (R2.3 billion). Profit attributable to equity holders decreased to R8.0 billion (R8.9 billion). In addition, headline earnings per N ordinary share was higher at 1 432cps (1 128cps).
27-Nov-2015
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that Naspers is planning to expand its video- streaming into three new continents the following year. The company plans to target more than 15 million customers outside its home market of SA, providing content across Europe, North America and Australasia. The move into online streaming is the latest evolution of a South African business that started as a newspaper publisher and is now an investor in emerging market start-ups including Tencent Holdings and India's Ibibo.
20-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its interim report for the six months ended 30 September 2015.



We expect core headline earnings per share to be between 37% (2 093 cents) and 42% (2 170 cents) higher than the comparable period?s 1 528 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the six months ended 30 September 2015, will be between 10% (2 023 cents) and 15% (1 911 cents) lower compared to the prior period?s 2 248 cents.



Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to increase between 25% (1 410 cents) and 30% (1 466 cents) from the prior period?s 1 128 cents.



Further details will be provided in the interim report, due to be released on or about 27 November 2015. Financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the company?s external auditor.
11-Sep-2015
(Official Notice)
Imtiaz Patel takes over from Jim Volkwyn as CEO of the Video Entertainment group. Imtiaz has been with the Naspers group since 1999 and has held various management roles including CEO, SuperSport and more recently, CEO, MultiChoice South Africa group. A search for a new Group CEO for the MultiChoice South Africa operations is in progress. Mr Volkwyn will continue to be involved with the group and will remain a director of MultiChoice South Africa Holdings (Pty) Ltd.
28-Aug-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that all resolutions set out in the notice of annual general meeting were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders represented at the annual general meeting.
18-Aug-2015
(Media Comment)
Business Report indicated that Naspers is in talks with Vodacom Group about delivering video content to mobile devices across Africa as the media company seeks to compete with Netflix in offering movies and television online in the continent of 1 billion people. According to unnamed sources, the product will initially target South Africa's 1 million fixed line broadband users, and within three years would be accessed predominantly by smart- device users across Africa. Vodacom spokesperson, Tshepo Ramodibe said the discussions were ongoing. A spokesperson for Naspers service declined to comment.
24-Jul-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company?s integrated annual report (including the notice of the annual general meeting) and the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2015 was posted on the company?s website www.naspers.com on 24 July 2015. There are no modifications to the audited results that were published in the summarised annual financial statements (provisional report) on 26 June 2015.



PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. audited the results contained in the summarised annual financial statements and the annual financial statements of Naspers, and its reports are available for inspection at the registered office of the company.



The notice of the annual general meeting was posted to shareholders on 24 July 2015, and notice is hereby given that the 101st annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 28 August 2015, on the 17th Floor of the Media24 Centre (previously: Naspers Centre), 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa to transact business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting.
15-Jul-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Naspers's indirect wholly owned subsidiary, MIH B.V., on 14 July 2015, successfully priced US$1,2bn 5,5% notes due 2025 (the "Bonds").



The Bonds will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Naspers. An application has been made for the admission of the Bonds to listing on the Official List and trading on the Global Exchange Market of the Irish Stock Exchange.



The net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including future acquisitions and the repayment of certain amounts outstanding under the Naspers group's revolving credit facility.
30-Jun-2015
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that Naspers invested R10.7 billion in the year to March to strengthen its share of the video-entertainment sector across the continent and to grow its e-commerce businesses. Naspers indicated that it had made progress across its video-entertainment division, which was previously known as pay television, and its internet platforms.
29-Jun-2015
(C)
Revenue shot up to R73.1 billion (2014: R62.7 billion). Operating profit lowered to R1.6 billion (2014: R2 billion), profit attributable to equity holders of the group jumped to R14 million (2014: R5.8 million), while headline earnings per N ordinary share grew to 1 792 cents per share (2014: 1 514 cents per share).



Dividend

The board recommends that the annual gross dividend be increased by 11% to 470 cents (previously 425 cents) per listed N ordinary share, and 94 cents (previously 85 cents) per unlisted A ordinary share. If confirmed by shareholders at the annual general meeting on 28 August 2015, dividends will be payable to shareholders recorded in the books on Friday 18 September 2015. It will be released on Monday 21 September 2015. The last date to trade cum dividend will be on Friday 11 September 2015 (the shares therefore to trade ex dividend from Monday 14 September 2015). Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Monday 14 September 2015 and Friday 18 September 2015, both dates inclusive.
17-Jun-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its provisional report for the year ended 31 March 2015.



Naspers expects core headline earnings per share to be between 25% (2 726 cents) and 30% (2 835 cents) higher than the comparable period?s 2 181 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the year ended 31 March 2015, will be between 135% (3 422 cents) and 145% (3 567 cents) higher compared to the prior period?s 1 456 cents, mainly as a consequence of gains recognised by our associates on the sale and remeasurement to fair value of investments. These gains have been excluded from both core headline earnings and headline earnings per share.



Headline earnings per share for the year are expected to increase between 15% (1 741 cents) and 20% (1 817 cents) from the prior period?s 1 514 cents.



Further details will be provided in the provisional report, due to be released on or about 29 June 2015.
11-Jun-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that with effect from 9 June 2015 Naspers? independent non-executive director, Professor Rachel Jafta was appointed as a member of the Naspers audit and risk committees.
29-May-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that with effect from 29 May 2015 Naspers? independent non-executive director, Advocate Fran du Plessis resigned from the board.



Advocate du Plessis has served on the Naspers board since October 2003 and on various other group structures. She was also a member of the Naspers audit and risk committees.



The board thanks Advocate du Plessis for her commitment to the group over many years. Her unique contributions were highly valued and will be missed.
20-Apr-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that with effect from 17 April 2015 Naspers?s non-executive chair, Mr Ton Vosloo, as well as independent non-executive directors Messrs Boetie van Zyl and Yuanhe Ma, retired from the board. In addition, Mr Koos Bekker rejoined the board as non-executive chair.
14-Apr-2015
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that internet and media group Naspers became the first company to break through the JSE's R2000 a share barrier, reaching an intraday high of R2029.97 before settling back to close at R1980. Since the beginning of this year, Naspers has added R175 billion to its market cap. Naspers has ridden a recent bull market in Chinese shares, tracking Tencent, which is about a third owned by the South African group.
18-Feb-2015
(Official Notice)
Media24 Holdings (Pty) Ltd. ("Media24"), a subsidiary of Naspers, has applied for a JSE listing of Novus Holdings Ltd. ("Novus"), a subsidiary of Media24. With an ever growing percentage of Novus?s work now coming from third parties, and Novus?s continued diversification of its revenue streams, it is appropriate to list Novus on the JSE. The listing will be effected via a private placement of Novus shares held by Media24. Media24 will remain the majority shareholder of Novus.



Overview of Novus

Novus is a leader in the printing and manufacturing sectors. It operates eleven specialised printing plants and one tissue plant across South Africa and provides a comprehensive range of products and services nationally, as well as in other parts of Africa. In the financial year ended 31 March 2014 Novus achieved revenues of R3.969 million and an operating profit R649 million.



Additional information

Novus will issue press releases with additional information in respect of the listing in due course. It is expected that the listing will take place during March 2015.
16-Jan-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that with effect from 15 January 2015 Mark Sorour, head of mergers and acquisitions, and currently an alternate executive director, has been appointed as an executive director. Furthermore, Steve Pacak an alternate non-executive director has been appointed a non-executive director with effect from 15 January 2015.
25-Nov-2014
(C)
Revenue for the interim period soared to R34.4 billion (2013: R28.8 billion). Operating profit rose to R2.3 billion (2013: R1.6 billion), while profit for the period attributable to equity holders of the group jumped to R8.9 billion (2013: R3.1 billion). Furthermore, headline earnings per N ordinary share grew to 1 128cps (2013: 923cps) .
14-Nov-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its interim report for the six months to 30 September 2014.



Naspers expects core headline earnings per share to be between 18% (1 473 cents) and 24% (1 548 cents) higher than the comparable period?s 1 248 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the six months to 30 September 2014 will be between 180% (2 209 cents) and 190% (2 288 cents) higher compared to the prior period?s 789 cents, mainly as a consequence of gains recognised by our associates on the sale and remeasurement to fair value of investments. These gains have been excluded from both core headline earnings and headline earnings per share.



Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 18% (1 089 cents) and 24% (1 144 cents) higher than the prior period?s 923 cents.



Further details will be provided in the interim report, due to be released on or about 25 November 2014.
29-Aug-2014
(Official Notice)
14-Aug-2014
(Media Comment)
Business Day reports that Naspers pressed to a fresh record despite a downgrade of its bonds from rating agency Fitch. Investors ignored this, sending the share price to 4% higher to a record of R1 474.95, although it closed at R1 432.42. Better than expected second quarter earnings from Naspers's Chinese associate Tencent cast doubt on the downgrade by Fitch.
25-Jul-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company's integrated annual report (including the notice of the annual general meeting) and the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2014 will be posted on the company's website www.naspers.com today 25 July 2014. There are no modifications to the audited results that were published in the summarised annual financial statements (provisional report) on 23 June 2014.



PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. audited the results contained in the summarised annual financial statements and the annual financial statements of Naspers, and its reports are available for inspection at the registered office of the company.



The notice of the annual general meeting was posted to shareholders today, 25 July 2014, and notice is hereby given that the 100th annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 29 August 2014, on the 17th Floor of Naspers Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa to transact business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting.
23-Jun-2014
(C)
Revenue for the year ended 31 March 2014 shot up 26% to R62.7 billion (2013: R49.9 billion). Operating profit more than halved to R2 billion (2013: R4.1 billion), while profit for the year attributable to equity holders of the group weakened to R5.8 billion (2013: R6 billion). Furthermore, headline earnings per N ordinary share dropped by 12% to 1 514 cents per listed N ordinary share (2013: 1 722 cents per listed N ordinary share).



Dividend announcement

The board recommends that the annual gross dividend be increased by 10% to 425 cents per listed N ordinary share (previously 385 cents per listed N ordinary share), and 85 cents per unlisted A ordinary share (previously 77 cents per unlisted A ordinary share). If confirmed by shareholders at the annual general meeting on 29 August 2014, dividends will be payable to shareholders recorded in the books on Friday 19 September 2014 and will be paid on Monday 22 September 2014.
17-Apr-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that with effect from 16 April 2014 Mark Sorour, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, has been appointed an Alternate Director to an Executive Director of Naspers.
01-Apr-2014
(Official Notice)
Mr Eben Greyling, CEO of Naspers's pay-TV segment has decided to take a break and pursue new interests after more than 18 years with the group. Mr Jim Volkwyn, previous head of the group?s pay-TV segment, will take over the reins from 1 April 2014.
24-Feb-2014
(Official Notice)
The Naspers board announced that its CEO, Koos Bekker (61), will be succeeded by Bob van Dijk, currently Naspers's most senior ecommerce chief.



Bekker will stand down from the Naspers board for a year effective 1 April 2014, to allow Van Dijk the space to settle in with both Naspers top management and the board. Van Dijk will join the board as an executive director on 1 April. Bekker intends to travel widely and research where the group's next spurt of growth may come from, once ecommerce has reached maturity. In April 2015, Ton Vosloo intends to step down as chair of the board, when Bekker will succeed him, as non-executive chair.
26-Nov-2013
(C)
Revenue for the interim period rose to R28.8 billion (R22.4 billion). Operating profit lowered to R1.6 billion (R2.5 million). Profit attributable to equity holders also decreased to R3.1 billion (R4.2 billion). Furthermore, headline earnings per N ordinary share jumped to 923cps (830cps).
15-Nov-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its interim report for the six months to 30 September 2013.



Naspers expects core headline earnings per share to be between 10% and 20% higher than the comparable period's 1 073 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the six months to 30 September 2013 will be between 20% and 30% lower compared to the prior period?s 1 079 cents, mainly as a consequence of a non-recurring profit in the previous period when Mail.ru sold some of its shares in Facebook, as well as impairment charges.



Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 5% and 15% higher than the prior period's 830 cents.



Further details will be provided in the interim report, due to be released on or about 26 November 2013.
17-Oct-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that, as subsidiary MIH Holdings (Pty) Ltd (MIH) has grown to comprise the vast majority of Naspers? market capitalisation, large overlaps developed between the activities of the MIH and Naspers boards. Accordingly, it was decided to reconfigure the Naspers board. As part of this process Messrs Lourens Jonker, Neil van Heerden and Prof Hein Willemse have resigned from the board effective 16 October 2013.



Messrs Craig Enenstein, Don Eriksson, Roberto Oliveira de Lima, Yuanhe Ma and Cobus Stofberg have been appointed directors of Naspers with effect from 16 October 2013. Most of them previously served on the board of MIH.



The Naspers board now comprises 15 directors with Ton Vosloo as chair, Koos Bekker as CEO and Steve Pacak as CFO.



Naspers will report its financial results for the first half of the present financial year in the last week of November. More information on the group is available on the website www.naspers.com.

19-Sep-2013
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that Naspers' 33%-held Chinese associate, Tencent, reached a market capitalisation above USD100 billion for the time on Wednesday, 18 September 2013. Tencent is now one of only six listed companies in Hong Kong's Hang Seng index that is valued at USD100 billion or more. As result of the rise in Tencent's share price, Naspers' own share price is approaching the R1000.00 level.
12-Sep-2013
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that Naspers-backed Africa Internet Accelerator attracts a combined half-a-million visitors a month at its e-commerce sites. The online startup incubator has shown month-on-month growth of 30% since inception around the beginning of 2012.
30-Aug-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were referred to the results of the annual general meeting announced 30 August 2013 at 13:00. The payment date for the dividend approved and declared is Monday, 23 September 2013.
30-Aug-2013
(Official Notice)
Naspers Ltd, the 99th annual general meeting (AGM) of Naspers Limited was held this morning, under the chairmanship of Mr Ton Vosloo, in the Naspers Centre at 40 Heerengracht, Cape Town, South Africa. Shareholders approved all the ordinary and special resolutions with the required majority. A gross dividend of 385c per Naspers N- ordinary and 77c per Naspers A- ordinary share were approved and are now therefore declared. PricewaterhouseCoopers was appointed as external auditors, with Mr A Wentzel as the individual who will undertake the audit.



Messrs Lourens Jonker, Fred Phaswana, Ben van der Ross, Ton Vosloo and Adv Fran du Plessis, who retired by rotation, were re-elected to the board. Messrs Boetie van Zyl, Ben van der Ross and Adv Fran du Plessis were elected to the audit committee.

26-Jul-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company's integrated annual report (including the notice of the annual general meeting) and the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2013 will be posted on the company's website www.naspers.com on 26 July 2013. There are no modifications to the audited results that were published in the summarised annual financial statements (provisional report) on 25 June 2013.



AGM notice

The notice of the annual general meeting was posted to shareholders on 26 July 2013, and notice is given that the ninety ninth annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 30 August 2013, on the 17th Floor of Naspers Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa to transact business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting.
18-Jul-2013
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that Naspers' wholly owned subsidiary Myriad International Holdings has placed a further USD250 million worth of notes paying 6% due in 2020, after the success of its initial offering of USD750 million worth of notes. The follow-on bonds will be listed on the Irish Stock Exchange's Global Exchange Market and the net proceeds will be used for general company purposes.
17-Jul-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were referred to the announcement on 12 July regarding Naspers's indirect wholly owned subsidiary, MIH B.V., successfully pricing its USD750m 6% notes due 2020 (the "Bonds"). As a consequence of increased demand to participate in the offering, MIH B.V. has placed a further USD250m 6% notes due 2020 ("Follow-on Bonds").



An application will be made for the admission of the Follow-on Bonds to listing on the Official List and trading on the Global Exchange Market of the Irish Stock Exchange.



The net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including future acquisitions and the repayment of certain amounts outstanding under the Naspers group's revolving credit facilities.
17-Jul-2013
(Media Comment)
Business Report highlighted Moody's Investors Services has affirmed Naspers's Baa3 issuer rating as well as the Baa3 rating for the USD700 million (R6.8 billion) senior unsecured notes issued by Myriad International Holdings (MIH). Moody's said the rating reflected Naspers' leading market positions across diverse media subsectors.
12-Jul-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Naspers's indirect wholly owned subsidiary, MIH B.V., on 11 July 2013, successfully priced its US$750m 6% notes due 2020 (the "Bonds"). The Bonds will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Naspers. An application has been made for the admission of the Bonds to listing on the Official List and trading on the Global Exchange Market of the Irish Stock Exchange. The net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including future acquisitions and the repayment of certain amounts outstanding under the Naspers group's revolving credit facilities.





02-Jul-2013
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, MIH B.V., is exploring the possibility of a bond offering by meeting investors on a roadshow. Proceeds from the offering, if completed, are expected to be used for general corporate purposes, including future acquisitions and the repayment of existing credit facilities.
26-Jun-2013
(Media Comment)
Business Report highlighted that Naspers' diversified business globally is paying off for the media group which grew consolidated revenue by 27 percent to R50.2 billion over the year to March. Nasper intended to continue the expansion of its e-commerce business across emerging markets over the next 12 months.
25-Jun-2013
(C)
Revenue for the year grew by 27% to R50.2 billion (R39.5 billion) and operating profit went 19% up to R3.8 billion (R3.2 billion). Profit attributable to equity holders rose to R6.0 billion (R2.9 billion). In addition, headline earnings per N ordinary share were 33% higher at 1 722cps (1 297cps).



Dividend

The board recommends that the annual gross dividend be increased by 15% to 385c (335c) per listed N ordinary share.
21-Jun-2013
(Media Comment)
Business Report noted a Bloomberg story that claimed Naspers was rumoured to be in talks to purchase online Indian ticket firm, RedBus, for about R1.4 billion. Meloy Horn, the head of investor relations at Naspers, declined to comment on any of the rumours. Naspers CE, Koos Bekker, had said in 2012 that the company intended to raise its interest in e-commerce.
11-Jun-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its provisional report for the year ended 31 March 2013. Naspers expects core headline earnings per share to be between 15% and 25% higher than the comparable period's 1 850 cents. The majority of the core headline earnings are generated from operations offshore. As a consequence, the currency translation effect of the depreciation of the Rand relative to the prior period will play a significant role in boosting expected core headline earnings growth. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non- recurring and non-operational items.



Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 25% and 35% higher than the prior period's 1 297 cents. It is expected that earnings per share for the year ended 31 March 2013, will be between 100% and 110% higher compared to the prior period's 770 cents, mainly as a consequence of the book profit flowing from Mail.ru's sale of a portion of its shares in Facebook, which is non-recurring. Further details will be provided in the provisional report, due to be released on or about 25 June 2013.
28-Nov-2012
(Official Notice)
It is with great sadness that Naspers announced the passing of Professor Jakes Gerwel on 28 November 2012.
28-Nov-2012
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that Media group Naspers reported that during the six months to September, revenue from its internet operations, which include e-commerce, increased 70% to R14.1 billion. CEO Koos Bekker said Naspers would maintain a focus on growing its pay-television business and ramping up its development spend on e-commerce in emerging markets. E-commerce would become one of the biggest sectors in economies as consumers made more of their purchases online.
27-Nov-2012
(C)
Revenue increased to R22.6 billion (R18.5 billion). Operating profit rose to R2.5 billion (R2 billion). Net attributable profit grew to R4.2 billion (R1.9 billion). While, headline earnings per N ordinary was up at 830cps (692cps).



Outlook

Over the past six months the group continued to expand its businesses with an increasing focus on ecommerce. This is reflected in consolidated revenues growing 22% over the period. The internet segment remains our area of fastest growth, whilst pay television put in a solid performance. Core headline earnings per share grew 15%, higher than expected, as we benefited from a weaker rand and as much of the planned development spend will only occur in the second half of the year. Looking ahead we will persist with the strategy to build our pay television subscriber base and to expand ecommerce businesses across emerging markets. To date we have invested USD530m in new ecommerce businesses such as Netretail, Flipkart and eMag. Given the planned acceleration in development spend, as well as the increased focus on ecommerce we anticipate that group trading margins will trend down in the second half. The aim is to increase our absolute profits and returns over the medium and long term.



16-Nov-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its interim report for the six months to 30 September 2012. We expect core headline earnings per share to be between 10% and 20% higher than the comparable period?s 921 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the six months to 30 September 2012 will be between 110% and 120% higher compared to the prior period?s 498 cents, mainly as a consequence of a non-recurring book profit flowing from Mail.ru?s sale of a portion of its shares in Facebook. Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 15% and 25% higher than the prior period?s 692 cents.



Further details will be provided in the interim report, due to be released on or about 27 November 2012. Financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the company's auditors.
31-Aug-2012
(Official Notice)
The 98th annual general meeting (AGM) of Naspers was held on 31 August 2012, under the chairmanship of Mr Ton Vosloo, in the Naspers Centre at 40 Heerengracht, Cape Town, South Africa.



Shareholders approved all the ordinary and special resolutions with the required majority.



A gross dividend of 335c per Naspers N-ordinary and 67c per Naspers A-ordinary share were approved. PricewaterhouseCoopers was appointed as external auditors, with Mr A Wentzel as the individual who will undertake the audit.



Prof R C C Jafta, Prof D Meyer, Messrs L P Retief and N P van Heerden, and Prof H S S Willemse, who retired by rotation, were re-elected to the board.



Messrs Boetie van Zyl and Ben van der Ross, Prof Rachel Jafta and Adv Fran du Plessis were elected to the audit committee.



Mr Vosloo reported in his AGM address that Naspers's consolidated revenues to 31 March 2012 grew 19% to R39.5 billion. The group continued to expand and follow its strategy: organic growth of existing businesses and limited acquisitions that add value to the group.
30-Jul-2012
(Media Comment)
Finweek reported media analyst Adrian Zetler as saying that the entire Naspers business is trading at around or just below the market value of its stakes in Mail.ru and Tencent. This implies that investors are effectively getting the rest of Naspers' businesses, including the whole of its TV operation, print and internet assets for nothing. With shares in the company trading at R450.00 and a Coronation valuation of R300.00/share on those rump businesses, this suggests that Naspers has a potential market value of around R750/share. Zetler believes that even despite the group's N-share structure, South African investors should be willing to pay a premium for a company that brought the country pay TV and was a founding shareholder of MTN.
27-Jul-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company's integrated annual report (including the notice of the annual general meeting) and the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2012 will be posted on the company's website www.naspers.com on 27 July 2012. There are no modifications to the audited results that were published in the summarised annual financial statements (provisional report) on 27 June 2012. PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. audited the results contained in the summarised annual financial statements and the annual financial statements of Naspers, and its reports are available for inspection at the registered office of the company.



The notice of the annual general meeting was posted to shareholders on 29 June 2012, and notice was given that the ninety eighth annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 31 August 2012, on the 17th Floor of Naspers Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa to transact business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting.
27-Jun-2012
(Official Notice)
Further to the announcement released earlier on SENS those results were audited by the company's auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., whose unqualified report is available for inspection at the registered office of the company.
27-Jun-2012
(C)
Revenue increased by 19% to R39.5 billion (R33.1 billion). Operating profit was down 21% to R3.2 billion (R4.1 billion). Net attributable profit declined to R2.9 billion (R5.3 billion). However, headline earnings per share grew by 15% to 1 297c (1 125cps).



Dividend

A final gross ordinary dividend of 335cps has been declared.



Outlook

In general the broader markets and specific business sectors in which we operate remain vibrant. While significant competitive, regulatory and technology challenges present themselves, so do opportunities. We will continue to explore these opportunities with the objective of growing our businesses for the long term.
25-Jun-2012
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced the passing away of Antonie Roux, CEO of Naspers' internet businesses. Following Antonie's untimely death, Koos Bekker will assume responsibility for the internet division until a successor is appointed.
18-Jun-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its provisional report for the year ended 31 March 2012, and expect core headline earnings per share to be between 10% and 20% higher than the comparable period's 1 612 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non- operational items. Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 10% and 20% higher than the prior period's 1 125 cents. It is expected that earnings per share for the year ended 31 March 2012, will be between 40% and 50% lower compared to the prior period's 1 405 cents, mainly as a consequence of once-off dilution gains in the prior year arising from the contribution of the group's stake in Mail.ru into the newly listed entity. Further details will be provided in the provisional report, due to be released on or about 27 June 2012.
30-Nov-2011
(Media Comment)
According to the "Company Comment" column in Business Day, Naspers should be valued much higher than it is and this raises the possibility of a leveraged buyout. Naspers' stake in Tencent is valued at R100 billion yet its market capitalisation is only R144 billion, suggesting that the group's other valuable internet assets and pay-TV operator, Multichoice, are only worth R50 billion. The market may only be valuing Naspers as a holding company conglomerate which is leading to the discount in its share price or investors doubt the sustainability of the company's internet investments, leading to its low valuation. The column then suggests that local investors may just not "get" Naspers and that it may be better off listing in Hong Kong, where investors would understand the company better.
29-Nov-2011
(C)
Revenue increased to R18.5 billion (R15.8 billion). Operating profit decreased to R2 billion (2.3 billion). Net attributable profit slumped to R1.9 billion (R3.5 billion). However, headline earnings per N ordinary grew to 692c (633cps).



Outlook

Indications are that overall revenue growth should remain fairly robust over the next six months. By contrast, and as previously warned, growth of the profit line will be affected by an acceleration of organic development spend in several of the businesses. Naspers continues to believe that this strategy is sound and will stimulate long-term growth.
16-Nov-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its interim report for the six months to 30 September 2011. Naspers expect core headline earnings per share to be between 5% and 15% higher than the comparable period's 860 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non- operational items. It is expected that earnings per share for the six months to 30 September 2011 will be between 40% and 50% lower compared to the prior period's 921 cents, mainly as a consequence of once-off dilution gains in the prior period arising from the contribution of the group's stake in Mail.ru into the newly listed entity. Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 5% and 15% higher than the prior period's 633 cents. Further details will be provided in the interim report, due to be released on or about 29 November 2011.
11-Oct-2011
(Media Comment)
The Sunday Times Business Times reported that Naspers has acquired Slando, an eastern European classified website. Slando has 11 million users in Russia and eastern Europe.
10-Oct-2011
(Media Comment)
According to Business Report, Dodge - Cox had bought 6.99 percent of Naspers's non-voting stock, Africa's largest Media Group said on Friday. The stock rose 4.7 percent to close at R360 on Friday, following the news. Dodge - Cox is a unit trust company based in San Francisco. The fund manager could be further diversifying its interests. According to a profile on the firm in Washington-based magazine Kiplinger Personal Finance Magazine, Dodge - Cox found itself overweight in financial stock that included American International Group, at the height of the global recession. An article published in July in the same magazine said Dodge - Cox was bullishly pursuing pharmaceutical stocks. Naspers, which owns DStv, said it had received the required notice of the purchase from the US investor.
05-Sep-2011
(Media Comment)
According to Business Report, Naspers will expand its pay-TV service to Uganda next week, with a bouquet priced at about USD7 (R49) a month, and roll out packages in other African countries to add subscribers in an underserved marked. "The low-price packages are really meant to give someone an opportunity to be a pay-TV subscriber and then hopefully to scale them up to the higher-price packages," Eben Greyling, the chief executive for pay-TV at Naspers, said on Friday. "If you look at our current penetration there is certainly much more room to grow." Naspers added 977 000 pay-TV subscribers in the year to March, taking its total to 4.9 million across the continent, including 3.5 million in South Africa. The expansion of the African pay-TV market may be propelled by 221 million consumers who will advance from poverty to earn annual incomes of USD1 000 to USD5 000 by 2015, according to McKinsey estimates.
26-Aug-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders approved all the ordinary and special resolutions with the required majority. A dividend of 270c per Naspers N- ordinary and 54c per Naspers A- ordinary share were approved. PricewaterhouseCoopers was appointed as external auditors, with Mr A Wentzel as the individual who will undertake the audit.
11-Aug-2011
(Media Comment)
Business Report noted that Naspers fell to its lowest price since September 2010 after 35%-owned associate, Tencent Holdings ("Tencent"), missed analyst estimates for second-quarter profit. Naspers closed 4.1% lower at R322.60 on Wednesday, 10 August 2011, after Tencent announced second-quarter net income rose 23% to 2.35 billion yuan (R2.6 billion). Analysts were expecting net income of 2.58 billion yuan.
27-Jul-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that the company's annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2011 will be posted to shareholders by 28 July 2011 and contain no modifications to the audited results that were published in the provisional report on 27 June 2011. PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. audited the results contained in the provisional report and the annual financial statements of Naspers, and its reports are available for inspection at the registered office of the company. The notice of the annual general meeting will be posted to shareholders by Thursday 28 July 2011, and notice was given that the ninety seventh annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 26 August 2011, on the 18th Floor of Naspers Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa to transact business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting.
27-Jun-2011
(C)
Revenue rose by 18% to R33.1 billion (R28 billion). Operating profit rose marginally to R4.1 billion (R4 billion). Net attributable profit surged to R5.3 billion (R3.3 billion). In addition, headline earnings per N ordinary share grew by 27% to 1 125c (884cps).



Dividend

The board recommended that the annual dividend be increased by 15% to 270c (previously 235c) per listed N ordinary share.



Outlook

Over the past year the group continued to expand, as evidenced by growth in revenues. Although nuances shift gradually, the growth strategy continues to have three legs: organic growth of existing businesses, pursuing acquisitions and developing new technologies. Recent experience is that internet valuations, in management's opinion, have become inflated and good value is difficult to find these days. As a consequence, Naspers is focusing somewhat more on growing the businesses organically and on developing new technologies. This may dampen earnings in the year ahead as the cost of developing these businesses are expensed through the income statement. However, Naspers believes this strategy is sound and will stimulate long-term growth prospects.
14-Jun-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its provisional report for the year ended 31 March 2011. We expect core headline earnings per share to be between 10% and 20% higher than the comparable period`s 1 426 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the year ended 31 March 2011, will be between 55% and 65% higher compared to the prior period's 873 cents, mainly as a consequence of once-off dilution gains arising from the contribution of the group's stake in Mail.ru into the newly listed entity. Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 20% and 30% higher than the prior period's 884 cents. Further details will be provided in the provisional report, due to be released on or about 27 June 2011. Financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the company's auditors.

05-May-2011
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported Naspers led the JSE to close at its lowest level in more than two weeks on Wednesday, 5 May 2001, as concern mounted that China may accelerate efforts to tame inflation. Naspers, which owns about 35% of China's largest internet company, Tencent, fell by 2.95%, to close at R375.09.
05-Apr-2011
(Official Notice)
Cobus Stofberg, chief executive of the MIH group, Naspers's internet and pay- television operations, will stand down on 1 April 2011 and Antonie Roux, currently head of MIH's internet division, will take over as chief executive and director of MIH Holdings Ltd. Mr Stofberg will, however, remain in a full-time position as senior executive and corporate advisor to MIH.
28-Feb-2011
(Media Comment)
According to Business Day, South African multimedia company Naspers said on Friday it would concentrate on emerging-market media, ending speculation it planned to increase its holdings in internet companies such as Facebook and Groupon in the near future. Meloy Horn, Naspers head of investor relations, said it had an "inherited" indirect 0.7% stake in Facebook, a 0.4% indirect stake in gaming company Zynga, and a 1.5% indirect stake in Groupon through its Digital Sky Technologies stake. "It's a nice-to-have, but it's not the area we plan to focus on. Our focus will continue to be on media in emerging markets," she said. The has been much speculation about whether Naspers intends increasing its holdings in these internet companies after it emerged last month that Facebook had raised USD500 million from Goldman Sachs and Russian investment firm DST in a deal that valued Facebook at USD50 billion. Most media reports made the point that Naspers owned 30% of DST.
30 Nov 2010 09:32:28
(C)
Revenue for the interim period ended 30 September 2010 improved to R15.8 billion (R13.5 billion) and operating profit jumped to R2.3 billion (R1.9 billion). Profit attributable to ordinary shareholders of the group soared to R3.5 billion (R1.6 billion), while headline earnings per share expanded to 633cps (394cps).



Dividend

No dividend was declared in the period under review.



Prospects

Early indications are that revenue growth could remain healthy over the next six months. By contrast the profit line could be hit by the increasing cost of sport on pay TV and an acceleration of development spend in several of the group's business sectors.
18 Nov 2010 14:31:48
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its interim report for the six months ended 30 September 2010. We expect core headline earnings per share to be between 25% and 35% higher than the comparable period`s 648 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non- operational items.



It is expected that earnings per share for the six months ended 30 September 2010 will be between 110% and 120% higher compared to the prior period's 424 cents, mainly as a consequence of once-off accounting profits arising on the contribution of our investment in Mail.ru to obtain a stake in Digital Sky Technologies.



Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 55% and 65% higher than the prior period's 394 cents. We emphasize that these figures are distorted by non-recurring and non-operational items. Further details will be provided in the interim report, due to be released on or about 30 November 2010. Financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the company's auditors.

12 Oct 2010 09:18:02
(Media Comment)
Business Day noted that Naspers' partly-owned Russian internet holding company, Mail.Ru Group, plans to undertake an initial public offering. The company also plans to list depositary receipts in London by the end of 2010.
27 Aug 2010 13:02:54
(Official Notice)
At the 96th annual general meeting of shareholders of Naspers held on Friday 27 August 2010, the requisite majority of shareholders approved all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed at the meeting. The special resolutions will be lodged with CIPRO in due course. Following the approval by shareholders of the ordinary dividend of 235 cents per N ordinary share and 47 cents per unlisted A ordinary share, shareholders are reminded of the following salient dates:

* Last day to trade cum dividend: Thursday, 16 September 2010

* Securities start trading ex-dividend: Friday, 17 September 2010

* Record date: Thursday, 23 September 2010

* Payment date: Monday, 27 September 2010

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Friday, 17 September 2010 and Thursday, 23 September 2010, both dates inclusive. The full text of the chairman's address can be found on the web site www.naspers.com.
23 Jul 2010 09:21:39
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Naspers's indirect wholly owned subsidiary, MIH B.V., on 22 July, 2010, successfully priced its USD700m 6.375% notes due 2017 (the "Bonds"). The bonds will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Naspers. An application has been made for the admission of the bonds to listing on the official list and trading on the global exchange market of the Irish Stock Exchange. The net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including future acquisitions and the repayment of certain amounts outstanding under Naspers's revolving credit facilities. This press release is for information purposes only and does not constitute a prospectus or any offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security in the United States of America or any other jurisdiction.
14 Jul 2010 09:11:46
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company's annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2010 will be posted to shareholders and contain no modifications to the audited results that were published in the provisional report on 29 June 2010. The notice of the annual general meeting will be posted to shareholders on Wednesday, 14 July 2010, and notice was given that the ninety sixth annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 27 August 2010, on the 18th Floor of Naspers Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa.
14 Jul 2010 07:07:25
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that a subsidiary of Myriad International Holdings BV ("MIH"), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Naspers, has entered into agreements regarding its interest in Mail.ru, the leading Russian internet communication and gaming company. MIH will exchange its 39.3% stake in Mail.ru and invest a further USD388 million (R2.9 billion) cash to obtain a 28.7% economic interest in Digital Sky Technologies Ltd ("DST") (the "transaction"). DST is one of the largest internet companies in the Russian-speaking market. Upon the close of this transaction, DST will own more than 99.9% of Mail.ru, the leading Russian internet communication and gaming company. DST owns ICQ, the leading instant messaging platform in Russian-speaking markets, and also holds: more than 75% of Forticom, the social network operator in Russia and the Baltics; minority stakes in vKontakte, the Russian social network service, and OE, a payments platform; as well as small interests in global internet companies such as Facebook, the largest social network, Zynga, the largest provider of social games, and Groupon, a fast growing social e-commerce business. This transaction provides MIH with a significant stake in a leading internet group with growth potential in Russia and deep understanding of this market. It also aligns MIH's interests with those of other shareholders of DST.



Consideration

The consideration payable by MIH includes the contribution of its existing stake in Mail.ru, an investment of USD50 million for new shares to be issued by DST and a further USD338 million by MIH to acquire further shares in DST from current shareholders.



Effective date and conditions precedent

The effective date of the transaction will be on fulfilment of the conditions precedent, which include, inter alia, approvals of various regulatory authorities.



Category of transaction

The transaction has been categorised as a category two transaction in terms of the JSE Ltd Listings Requirements.
29 Jun 2010 09:33:05
(C)
Naspers recorded a 5% increase in revenues to R28 billion (R26.7 billion) for the past financial year. Operating profit rose by 7% to R4 billion (R3.8 billion). However, net attributable profit declined to R3.3 billion (R5.8 billion). Nevertheless, headline earnings per N ordinary share grew 7% to 884 cents (826 cents).



Dividend

The board recommended that the annual dividend be increased by 14% to 235 cents (207 cents) per N ordinary share, and 47 cents (41 cents) per unlisted A ordinary share.



Outlook

Looking ahead, Naspers has mostly resilient businesses in emerging markets that are still expanding. Competition in pay TV, regulation and consumer spending levels remain challenges. The company plans to continue growing the group through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions, focusing on internet.

23 Jun 2010 09:07:22
(Media Comment)
Business Day noted that Naspers fell the most in almost two weeks on Tuesday, 22 June 2010, slumping 3.8% to R268.00 before closing lower at R262.95 on the back of a new Chinese law that will affect its 35%-held Hong Kong-based associate Tencent Holdings. China's culture ministry announced that it had ordered a ban on internet game operators offering virtual currency services to minors.
17 Jun 2010 17:04:41
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its provisional report for the year ended 31 March 2010. The company expect core headline earnings per share to be between 15% and 25% higher than the comparable period's 1 179 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non- operational items. Mainly as a consequence of once-off accounting profits arising on the sale of the pay-television operation in Greece last year, it is expected that earnings per share for the year ended 31 March 2010, will be between 40% and 50% lower compared to the prior period's 1 553 cents. Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 5% and 15% higher than the prior period's 826 cents. Further details will be provided in the provisional report, due to be released on or about 29 June 2010.
23 Mar 2010 08:55:03
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that Naspers fell R8.32 to R314.68 on Friday, 19 March 2010, before ending the day at R317.50. Naspers owns 35% of Tencent Holdings Ltd and there are "increasing concerns on the outlook for China because of curbs on credit extension and infrastructure spending" said Rudi van der Merwe, the CIO of Standard Bank Group's private equity advisory unit.
20 Jan 2010 07:49:19
(Media Comment)
According to Business Report, Naspers' Media24 has offered some editorial staff voluntary severance packages as the unit's performance weakens further. The CE of Fin-Media24, Timothy Spira, said in a leaked internal e-mail that the company's performance had made a review of its cost structures necessary. At the end of March 2009 Media24 had 5 391 employees, down from 6 825 people in 2008.
03 Dec 2009 08:28:58
(Media Comment)
According to the Financial Mail, Naspers is focusing on internet opportunities in emerging markets, such as China, India and Latin America. However, not everyone is excited. This is because of the 14 businesses the group has acquired since 1999, only Tencent continues to perform well. Tencent contributes 52% of Naspers' internet division's revenue of R4 billion. The rest of the online assets contributed only R1.9 billion, or 48% all together.
26 Nov 2009 09:24:13
(C)
Revenue increased to R13.5 billion (R12.7 billion). Operating profit rose to R1.9 billion (R1.7 billion). However, net attributable profit more than halved to R1.6 billion (R3.8 billion). In addition, headline earnings per N share grew to 394cps (291cps).



Outlook

Looking ahead, Management plans to grow the group through a combination of organic expansion from existing businesses, the application of new technologies and the pursuit of some acquisitions within the group's field of interest and expertise.
18 Nov 2009 14:55:19
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Naspers group is presently finalising its interim report for the six months ended 30 September 2009. Core headline earnings per share are expected to be between 30% and 40% higher than the comparable period's 476 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate indicator of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non- operational items. It is expected that earnings per share for the six months ended 30 September 2009 will be between 55% and 65% lower compared to the prior period`s restated 1 015 cents (previously 961 cents), mainly as a consequence of once-off accounting profits arising on the sale of the pay-television operation in Greece last year. Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 30% and 40% higher than the prior period`s restated 291 cents (previously 343 cents). The prior period figures were restated after finalising the purchase price allocation of certain acquisitions, with no effect on core headline earnings per share. Further details will be provided in the interim report, due to be released on or about 26 November 2009. Financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the company's auditors.
29 Sep 2009 09:16:18
(Official Notice)
Naspers Ltd announced that it has acquired 91% of the share capital of Brazilian e- commerce group BuscaPe.com Inc. for an amount of USD342 million. The acquisition will be funded from available resources.
23 Sep 2009 10:38:59
(Media Comment)
Naspers will never enter the US market, says CEO Koos Bekker. The Financial Mail quoted Bekker as saying "we don't want to compete in the US. We would get killed there. The US is too competitive". However, the company will continue to focus on emerging markets, with Bekker commenting that Naspers likes developing countries. This strategy is paying off, Naspers has a market capitalisation of USD14.5 billion compared to News Corp's USD34.4 billion, and it is News Corp that is under pressure, not Naspers.
04 Sep 2009 11:12:31
(Official Notice)
Prof Debra Meyer has been appointed a director with effect from Wednesday, 25 November 2009.
28 Aug 2009 13:18:23
(Official Notice)
At the 95th annual general meeting of shareholders of Naspers held on Friday 28 August 2009, the requisite majority of shareholders approved all the ordinary and special resolutions proposed at the meeting. The special resolutions will be lodged with the companies and Intellectual property registration office in due course.



Following the approval by shareholders of the ordinary dividend of 207 cents per N ordinary share and 41 cents per unlisted A ordinary share, shareholders are reminded of the following salient dates:

*Last day to trade cum dividend - Friday, 4 September 2009

*Securities start trading ex-dividend - Monday, 7 September 2009

*Record date - Friday, 11 September 2009

*Payment date - Monday, 14 September 2009

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Monday, 7 September 2009 and Friday, 11 September 2009, both dates inclusive.
30 Jul 2009 17:05:33
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company's annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2009 will be posted to shareholders today and contain no modifications to the audited results that were published in the provisional report on 30 June 2009.



The notice of the annual general meeting will be posted to shareholders today, Thursday, 30 July 2009, and notice is hereby given that the ninety fifth annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 28 August 2009, on the 18th Floor of Naspers Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa to transact business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting.
30 Jun 2009 09:29:10
(Official Notice)
Revenue increased by 30% from R20 518 million to R26 690 million in 2009.Operating profit decreased to R3 783 million (2008:R3 878 million). Profit attributable to ordinary shareholders increased to R6 431 million (R4 057 million).Headline earnings on a per share basis decreased to 826cps (1076cps).



Dividends per share

The board has recommended that the annual dividend be increased by 15% to 207 cps (previously 180 cps) per N ordinary share, and 41 cps (previously 36 cps) per unlisted A ordinary share.



Prospects

The company mostly has resilient businesses in economies that are on average doing better than the developed world. Competition in pay TV, regulation and consumer spending levels remain concerns. The company will continue the growth strategy. Rigorous evaluation processes are applied when new investments are considered. The company continues to strive to deliver value to the shareholders over the medium and longer term. The group has a strong balance sheet.
18 Jun 2009 14:51:10
(Official Notice)
It is expected that earnings per share for the year ended 31 March 2009 will be between 55% and 65% higher compared to the prior year's earnings per share of 967 cents, mainly as a consequence of the non-recurring accounting profit arising on the sale of the pay-television operation in Greece. Headline earnings per share for the year are expected to be between 15% and 25% lower than the prior year's headline earnings per share of 1 076 cents. This is mainly as a consequence of the increased accounting charge for the amortisation of intangible assets arising from the application of purchase accounting standards to recent acquisitions.



The company core headline earnings per share is to be between 0% and 10% higher than the comparable year core headline earnings per share of 1 130 cents. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate measure of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring items and accounting standards that have no operational effect.



Shareholders are advised that the group continues to make steady progress in most of the markets in which it operates. Further details will be provided in the provisional report, due to be released on or about 30 June 2009.
10 Jun 2009 14:49:00
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced that it has made a public tender offer to acquire up to 100% of Warsaw-listed Polish financial portal Bankier.pl.

If the offer is successful, Allegro, the leading e-commerce platform in Eastern Europe, intends to integrate Bankier.pl's products and services into its e- commerce platform in Poland. Bankier provides financial news, analysis and comparison-shopping information on consumer financial products ranging from mutual funds to mortgages.

As part of this public offer, one of Bankier's current shareholders has irrevocably committed to tender its 18,4% holding. Assuming 100% acceptance of the offer, the total investment will be approximately PLN62,8 million (USD19,3 million).
25 May 2009 13:44:00
(Media Comment)
Finweek's Vic de Klerk wrote that Naspers should unbundle its 35% shareholding in the highly successful Chinese internet service provider, Tencent Inc ("Tencent"). This is based on the view that it would unlock huge value for Naspers shareholders. Tencent has a market capitalisation equivalent to R160 billion, this is almost double Naspers' market value of R81 billion. This means that Naspers' stake in Tencent is worth R56 billion, or more than half of the group's market capitalisation. De Klerk believes that Naspers is South Africa's best growth share.
16 Apr 2009 09:11:45
(Media Comment)
The Financial Mail reported that Naspers is refusing to let the financial crisis put the brakes on its expansion plans. With it R5.6 billion, Naspers is continuing with its strategy to conquer developing markets in Asia. In addition, online assets are selling at a bargain in the markets the group has identified. CE Koos Bekker says that in India, excellent companies which Naspers thought were overpriced, have now seen their valuations come down and that "we may be able to do a deal or two".
01 Apr 2009 11:02:59
(Official Notice)
Following Mr Steve Pacak's three-month sabbatical ending 31 March 2009, shareholders are advised of the re-appointment of Mr Pacak as financial director with effect from 1 April 2009.
11 Feb 2009 11:06:26
(Media Comment)
Business Report noted that Naspers has had its share price estimate raised by Bank of America, which cited a "more bullish view on its pay television business". Bank of America has a buy recommendation on the stock, and increased its estimate to R190.00 a share from R170.00.
15 Dec 2008 09:00:24
(Media Comment)
Finweek reported Naspers CEO Koos Bekker as saying that the group is very positive about prospects for mobile-TV in Africa, despite Coronation Fund Managers senior portfolio manager Gavin Joubert saying that the jury is still out on the mobile-TV market. Joubert is sceptical about mobile-TV in South Africa, but says that there could be scope for it in Africa. Nevertheless, Naspers financial director Steve Pacak says it would be safe to assume that Naspers will be applying for a local licence.
26 Nov 2008 09:46:26
(C)
Revenue growth of 32% in the aggregate was recorded over the period. The key driver came from existing operations, which increased by 19%, whilst new acquisitions added 13%. Growth in the internet segment was boosted by the inclusion of Allegro and Ricardo (forming part of Tradus). Pay-television revenues increased by 28% as a result of the expansion of its subscriber base by a net 171 000 households. Print media in South Africa remained subdued, with revenues growing by only 4%. Core headline earnings for the period grew to R1.76 billion.
12 Nov 2008 15:18:20
(Official Notice)
The Naspers group is presently finalising its interim report for the six months ended 30 September 2008. Shareholders are advised that the group continues to progress in most of the markets in which it operates. It is expected that earnings per share for the six months ended 30 September 2008 will be between 120% and 130% higher compared to the prior period's earnings per share of 422c. Shareholders should note that this is mainly as a consequence of the non-recurring accounting profit arising on the sale of the pay-television operation in Greece. Headline earnings per share for the period are expected to be between 20% and 30% lower than the prior period's headline earnings per share of 461c. This is as a consequence of the accounting treatment for the amortisation of intangible assets arising from the application of purchase accounting to recent acquisitions. Management expect core headline earnings to be between 0% and 10% higher than the comparable period's R1.7 billion and core headline earnings per share to be between 0% and 10% lower than the comparable period's core headline earnings per share of 495c. Shareholders are reminded that the board considers core headline earnings an appropriate measure of the sustainable operating performance of the group, as it adjusts for non-recurring and non-operational items. Further details will be provided in the interim report, due to be released on or about 26 November 2008. The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the company's auditors.
10 Nov 2008 14:01:09
(Official Notice)
In an announcement published on 2 June 2008 Naspers stated that it had initiated a formal process to dispose of its internet service provider (ISP) business MWEB. Shareholders are now advised that an agreement has been concluded for the sale of MWEB's sub-Saharan Africa business excluding South Africa ("MWEB Africa") to Telkom International (Pty) Ltd ("the transaction"). This is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telkom SA Ltd, a leading African telecommunications company. The purchase price for the MWEB Africa group including AFSAT is equivalent to an equity value of USD63 million (approximately R610 million).



Conditions

The transaction is subject to the fulfilment of conditions precedent, including regulatory consents being obtained in certain African jurisdictions. The transaction is expected to close by 30 April 2009.



Disposal of MWEB South Africa

Given economic conditions globally and the contraction in credit markets, shareholders are also advised that Naspers has terminated the auction process for the disposal of MWEB South Africa.
28 Aug 2008 11:22:05
(Official Notice)
Naspers has released an annual information update as required by, and being made pursuant to, Article 10 of the Prospectus Directive as implemented in the United Kingdom by Prospectus Rule 5.2 and not for any other purpose and neither the company, nor any other person, takes any responsibility for, or makes any representation, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of, the information which it contains.
28 Aug 2008 09:35:45
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement published on 30 June 2008, regarding the disposal of Myriad International Holdings B.V.`s (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Naspers) interest in the Greek and Cypriot pay-TV operations ("NetMed") to Forthnet SA ("Forthnet"), a leading Greek telecommunications company at an enterprise value for NetMed of EUR490 million. The group advises that all the outstanding conditions precedent have been fulfilled and the transaction has been concluded, with an effective date of 27 August 2008.
26 Aug 2008 12:57:01
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised of the appointment of Mr Lambert Retief as a director with effect from 1 September 2008.
22 Aug 2008 14:03:02
(Official Notice)
An annual ordinary dividend at the rate of 180 cents per N ordinary share and 36 cents per unlisted A ordinary share has been approved by the shareholders at the annual general meeting held on 22 August 2008. In compliance with the requirements of STRATE the following dates are applicable:

*Last day to trade cum dividend -- Friday, 29 August 2008

*Securities start trading ex-dividend -- Monday, 1 September 2008

*Record date -- Friday, 5 September 2008

*Payment date -- Monday, 8 September 2008
22 Aug 2008 14:02:01
(Official Notice)
At the 2008 annual general meeting of the shareholders of Naspers held on Friday, 22 August 2008, the requisite majority of shareholders approved all the ordinary resolutions and special resolutions proposed at the meeting. The special resolutions will be lodged with the Registrar of Companies for registration.
13 Aug 2008 08:08:47
(Media Comment)
Business Day noted that Naspers was up by as much as 5.5% on Tuesday, 12 August 2008, in anticipation of good quarterly results from 30%-owned Tencent. Tencent is China's largest online instant messaging provider and will publish its second-quarter results on Wednesday, 13 August 2008.
30 Jul 2008 10:33:57
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company?s annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2008 were posted to shareholders and contain no modifications to the audited results that were published in the provisional report on 25 June 2008.



The notice of the annual general meeting will be posted to shareholders today, Wednesday, 30 July 2008, and notice is hereby given that the ninety fourth annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 22 August 2008, on the 18th Floor of Naspers Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa to transact business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting.
10 Jul 2008 08:06:54
(Media Comment)
Naspers CEO Koos Bekker, was quoted in Business Day as saying that he wants to make Naspers into one of the biggest media businesses in emerging markets in the next five years. This would be on the back of a fast growing internet business sector. However growth could be affected by regulatory issues.
30 Jun 2008 09:02:30
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcements published on 15 April 2008, 23 April 2008 and 4 June 2008, Naspers then advised that, following a review of strategic investment priorities, Myriad International Holdings B.V., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Naspers, had entered into conditional sale agreements for the disposal of its Greek and Cypriot pay-TV operations ("NetMed") to Forthnet SA ("Forthnet") a leading Greek telecommunications company. Naspers has an indirect interest of 87.47% in NetMed. The agreements place an enterprise value on NetMed of EUR490 million (USD760 million).



The transaction is subject to a number of conditions precedent, inter alia the approval of the Greek and Cypriot competition authorities and telecommunications regulator; completion of ForthNet's rights issue and fulfilment of certain conditions regarding Forthnet's debt financing facility. The effective date of the transaction will be on fulfilment of the conditions precedent.



Shareholders are advised that, as a result of the publication of this announcement, the cautionary announcement is now withdrawn. Shareholders of Naspers are accordingly no longer required to exercise caution when dealing in their Naspers shares.
25 Jun 2008 10:02:44
(Official Notice)
Notice is hereby given that an annual ordinary dividend at the rate of 180 cents per N ordinary share and 36 cents per unlisted A ordinary share has been proposed by the directors and is payable to shareholders recorded in the books of the company at the close of business on Friday, 5 September 2008. The proposed dividends are to be confirmed at the annual general meeting to be held on Friday, 22 August 2008. An announcement confirming the proposed dividends will be made on SENS on Friday, 22 August 2008 and in the press on Monday, 25 August 2008.
25 Jun 2008 09:56:51
(C)
The group reported revenue growth of 19% to R20.5 billion (2007: R17.2 billion). The internet segment, grew by 42%. The pay-television segment expanded by 22% - subscriber growth over the period was 246 000 equated subscribers. Operating profit before amortisation and other gains/losses grew by 15% to R4.2 billion (2007: R3.7 billion). Core headline earnings grew by 38% for the period to R3.9 billion (2007: R2.8 billion).



Dividend

The board has recommended that the annual dividend be increased by 15% to 180 cents (previously 156 cents) per N ordinary share, and 36 cents (previously 31 cents) per unlisted A ordinary share.



Prospects

Despite slowing consumer spending, the pay-television business experienced subscriber growth. The equated base expanded by 178 000 to 1.57 million households, whilst the personal video recorder (PVR) take-up increased from 133 000 to 242 000 homes. The lower-priced DStv Compact bouquet continued to perform well. Two new lower-priced tiers, DStv Select and Easyview, were launched to broaden the base. DStv, M-Net and SuperSport made several changes to their programming line-ups to improve their appeal to lower- income households. This included launching new TV channels, own produced local programmes and the acquisition of additional soccer leagues, bringing more sport to the viewing public. SuperSport is now the prime funder of sports leagues on the African continent as a whole.
23 Jun 2008 16:29:54
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that with effect from 1 September 2008, George Coetzee, Naspers company secretary, will retire. Gillian Kisbey-Green will, in addition to her current responsibilities, take over as Naspers group company secretary with effect from that date.
11 Jun 2008 15:22:12
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that Naspers is presently preparing its annual financial statements for the year ending 31 March 2008. Earnings per share for the period is expected to be between 35% and 45% higher than the prior period's comparable earnings per share of 676 cents. Headline earnings per share for the period is forecast at between 20% and 30% higher than the prior period's comparable headline earnings per share of 866 cents.



Core headline earnings are expected to be between 35% and 45% higher than the comparable period's R2 854 billion. Core headline earnings per share is expected to grow between 10% and 20% above the comparable period's 965 cents. Further details will be provided in the provisional report, due to be released on 25 June 2008.
04 Jun 2008 15:09:27
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcements published on 15 April and 23 April 2008 regarding the disposal of the group's Greek and Cypriot pay- television operations ("NetMed") to Forthnet SA ("Forthnet"), a leading Greek telecommunication company. Forthnet has received its shareholders' approval to proceed with a rights issue of EUR300 million to partly fund the transaction. However, as previously advised, the completion of the transaction is still subject to a number of conditions. Accordingly shareholders are advised that they should continue to exercise caution when dealing in the company's securities until a further announcement is made.
02 Jun 2008 12:03:28
(Official Notice)
Naspers announced that, following approaches for the sale of its internet service provider business MWEB, it is initiating an auction process.
24 Apr 2008 10:25:11
(Media Comment)
The Financial Mail reported that the return of Koos Bekker from his year's sabbatical coincided with a rise in the Naspers share price by 12% to R160.00, from R142.00 in March. However Khulekani Dlamini, senior analyst at Renaissance Asset Managers, said that the main reason behind the share's improved performance was the sale of NetMed. This made people realise that there is value in the company.
23 Apr 2008 09:05:13
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement published on 15 April 2008 in which Naspers advised that Myriad International Holdings B.V., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Naspers, had entered into conditional sale agreements for the disposal of its Greek and Cypriot pay-TV operations ("NetMed") to Forthnet SA ("Forthnet") a leading Greek telecommunication company. As previously advised, the completion of the transaction is subject to a number of conditions, including the approval by Forthnet`s shareholders of a rights issue to partly fund the acquisition of NetMed. Certain financial information on NetMed, including unaudited estimated results to 31 March 2008, has been provided to Forthnet, which it intends to disclose publicly as part of its rights offer process. Details of such information can be found on the Naspers website www.naspers.com. Shareholders are reminded that they should continue to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a further announcement is made.
15 Apr 2008 09:23:08
(Official Notice)
Myriad International Holdings B.V., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Naspers, has entered into conditional sale agreements for the disposal of NetMed to Forthnet SA (Forthnet), a leading Greek telecommunication company. The agreements place an enterprise value on NetMed of EUR490 million (USD760 million).



Once the majority of the conditions are met and the financial effects of the transaction can be determined, the appropriate announcement will be made by Naspers. It is anticipated that this transaction will be a category 2 transaction in terms of the JSE Listings Requirements. Shareholders are therefore advised that the company has entered into agreements, which may have a material effect on the price of the company?s securities. Accordingly, shareholders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a further announcement is made.
01 Apr 2008 17:30:44
(Official Notice)
The Naspers board is pleased to announce the reappointment of Mr Koos Bekker as chief executive of the company for a fixed-term period of five years, commencing on 1 April 2008. Furthermore, the directors of the company resolved to, pursuant to the company's articles of association, appoint him as managing director.
07 Mar 2008 13:52:14
(Official Notice)
03 Aug 2006 17:39:29
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company's annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2006 were posted to shareholders on Thursday 3 August 2006 and contain no modifications to the audited results that were published in the provisional report on 27 June 2006. The 92nd annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 25 August 2006, on the 18th Floor of Naspers Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town.
27 Jun 2006 10:58:54
(C)
Top-line revenues grew 16% to R15.7 billion (R13.5 billion). This came largely from net growth in pay-television subscribers of 163 000 and an increase in advertising revenues of 22%. Operating profit improved by 22% to R3 billion (R2.5 billion), with aggregate operating margins at 19%. The net finance cost of R11 million included net interest income of R181 million earned on cash held in the group, an imputed interest cost on finance leases - mostly for satellite capacity - of R177 million, unrealised foreign exchange losses of R22 million on foreign denominated finance leases and fair value adjustments on foreign exchange contracts and other derivatives, which reflect a net gain of R7 million. The group's share of earnings from its equity-accounted associates, including the investment in Tencent, increased to R151 million (R88 million). The taxation charge of R935 million is substantially higher than last year's R257 million, partly a function of the increased profitability of the group and partly the creation of deferred tax assets last year of R470 million, which then reduced the net tax charge. Profit to shareholders climbed to R3.2 million (R2.4 million) and core headline earnings rose to 696cps (427cps).



Dividend

The board has recommended that the annual dividend be increased by 71% to 120c (70c), per N ordinary share and 24c (14c), per unlisted A ordinary share. If approved by shareholders, the dividends are payable to shareholders recorded in the books on 8 September 2006 and will be paid on 11 September 2006. The last date to trade cum dividend will be on 1 September 2006.



Prospects

After four years of rapid earnings and cash flow growth, some strategic investments are required in the year ahead to deliver growth in ensuing years. The group is targeting, in particular, broadband services in China and North America, and digital video broadcast-handheld in Africa. Such investments will reduce short-term earnings and cash flow growth. In addition, the group will invest in the further development of existing businesses and expand into new markets and opportunities.
27 Jun 2006 10:55:54
(Official Notice)
An annual ordinary dividend at the rate of 120c per N ordinary share and 24c per unlisted A ordinary share has been proposed by the directors and is payable to shareholders recorded in the books of the company at the close of business on 8 September 2006. The proposed dividends are to be confirmed at the annual general meeting to be held on 25 August 2006. An announcement confirming the proposed dividends will be made on SENS on 25 August 2006 and in the press on 26 August 2006.
14 Jun 2006 15:03:23
(Official Notice)
Naspers has prepared its annual financial statements for the year ending 31 March 2006 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the prior year has been restated. Earnings per share for the year ended 31 March 2006 is expected to be between 1 050c and 1 200c compared to the prior year's restated earnings per share of 860c. This increase is largely the result of a non-recurring, realised profit of some R1 billion arising on the sale of the group's interest in United Broadcasting Public Company Limited in Thailand. Given the positive environment in most of the group's key markets, it expects core headline earnings to be between approximately 60% and 70% greater than last year. Further details will be provided in the provisional report, which is due to be released on or about 27 June 2006.
08 May 2006 08:33:47
(Official Notice)
Naspers has acquired, through its offshore subsidiary MIH B.V., a 30% stake in leading Brazilian media company Abril S.A. ("Abril"), for a cash consideration of USD422 million. The transaction provides Naspers with an opportunity to participate in the growing Brazilian media market through a leading enterprise.



Abril is the largest magazine publisher in Brazil and one of the largest media companies in Latin America. It has a 54% share of magazine circulation and 58% of magazine advertising revenues in Brazil. It publishes five of the top ten magazine titles in Brazil. Its flagship newsweekly, Veja, is the fourth highest selling weekly in the world, has a weekly circulation of approximately 1.1 million and an average readership of 8 million, the largest of any magazine globally not owned by a US-based group. In addition, Abril owns the country's leading educational book publisher and a pay-television network. Prior to the transaction, members of the founding Civita family held 86.2% of Abril's equity and Capital International held 13.8%.



Naspers will acquire Capital International's stake in Abril for USD177 million, shares held by members of the Civita family for USD86 million and subscribe for newly issued Abril shares for USD159 million. The proceeds received by Abril from the transaction will be used to reduce debt and to fund expansion of the business. After the transaction, the Civita family will hold 70% of Abril and Naspers 30%.



Naspers and the Civita family have also entered into a shareholders' agreement. Amongst other terms, this allows Naspers's representation on Abril's board to be proportionate to its percentage interest in the company. The companies will also co-operate to share media expertise in pay TV, Internet, magazines and book publishing.



Abril's current management team, headed by Chairman and CEO Robert Civita, will continue to lead the company. There are no unfulfilled conditions. The effective date of the transaction is 9 May 2006.
27 Jan 2006 15:05:30
(Media Comment)
Koos Bekker, chief executive of Naspers, responded to a hostile bid by a consortium led by PSG that was aimed at securing a significant stake in Naspers's control structure. According to Business Report, Bekker reached an agreement with Sanlam in which the life insurer injected its 13% holding of Naspers A shares into a new company called Wheatfields 221. Sanlam owns 50% of the entity, while Mr JP Bekker acquired an interest of 25% for a cash contribution of R67.5 million. The remaining 25% would be sold to Mr JDT Stofberg and other interested parties.
26 Jan 2006 09:29:31
(D)
An agreement has been reached between Sanlam Ltd and Mr J P Bekker (as a member of a consortium) in terms of which Sanlam will contribute 168 605 Naspers Beleggings Ltd ordinary shares, 16 876 500 Keeromstraat 30 Beleggings Ltd ordinary shares and 133 350 Naspers 'A' shares into a new entity. Sanlam will own 50% of the entity, while Mr JP Bekker will acquire an interest of 25% for a cash contribution of R67.5 million. The remaining 25% will be acquired by Mr JDT Stofberg and other interested parties. Sanlam's shareholding in Naspers 'N' ordinary shares is not affected by this transaction.
29 Nov 2005 09:44:56
(C)
Revenue for the period increased by 14% to R7.7 billion (R6.7 billion). The major contributor remains subscriptions. As an indication of currently favourable economic conditions, advertising revenues grew by 20% over the period. Selling, general and administration expenses now include a charge of R80 million (R63 million) for share-based compensation, calculated in accordance with IFRS 2 "Share-based payments". Finance costs continue to decline, in line with reduced levels of debt in the group. The fair value adjustments required by IAS 39 on the group's foreign exchange contracts and other derivative instruments declined to R5 million, compared with R60 million in the prior period. Equity accounted earnings increased to R78 million (R32 million) and comprise mainly the share of Tencent's earnings in China. Net profit rose to R1.2 billion (R1.1 billion) and headline earnings showed good growth at 366cps (233cps).



Dividend

The group has a policy of declaring an annual dividend. Accordingly no interim dividend is proposed.



Prospects

In the second half of the year Naspers anticipates an acceleration of development costs, which will impact on the rate of growth of core headline earnings. As previously pointed out to shareholders, headline earnings in the financial year ended 31 March 2005 were artificially boosted by the application of certain accounting principles. In particular, the creation of deferred tax assets (R470 million) and accounting for foreign exchange contracts (R360 million). It is improbable that such an artificial boost to earnings will recur in the current financial year and, as a consequence, it is likely that headline earnings for the full year will probably be lower than that reported last year.
04 Nov 2005 09:06:26
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that, as is now required, Naspers will prepare its annual financial statements for the year ending 31 March 2006 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). For ease of comparison, the financial information relating to the prior year will also be restated in terms of IFRS.



The restated prior year headline earnings per share for the six months ended 30 September 2004 under IFRS is expected to amount to 233 cents. The comparable headline earnings per share for the six months ended 30 September 2005 is anticipated to increase to between 335 cents and 380 cents. Earnings per share for the prior period ended 30 September 2004 was artificially boosted by a dilution profit of R380 million, arising mainly from the listing of Tencent in Hong Kong, an event that did not recur in the current year. As a consequence, the current year earnings per share under IFRS for the six months ended 30 September 2005, is anticipated to be between 325 cents and 385 cents compared to the prior year restated earnings per share which is expected to amount to 364 cents.



The interim results of Naspers are due to be published on or about 29 November 2005.
26 Aug 2005 14:06:23
(Official Notice)
Naspers has advised that Prof E Botha retired as director from the board of Naspers with effect from 26 August 2005.
04 Aug 2005 10:36:28
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company`s annual financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2005 were posted to shareholders and contain no modifications to the audited results that were published in the provisional report on 29 June 2005. The annual general meeting of the company will be held at 11:15 on Friday 26 August 2005, on the 18th Floor of the Naspers Centre, 40 Heerengracht in Cape Town, South Africa.
29 Jun 2005 10:12:51
(C)
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Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 120 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities. It runs or invests in some of the world?s leading platforms in internet, video entertainment, and media ? including companies such as Avito, Delivery Hero, eMAG, Flipkart, iFood, letgo, Media24, Movile, MultiChoice, OLX, PayU, Showmax. The group also has sizeable investments in associates such as Tencent (www.tencent.com; SEHK 00700), Mail.ru (www.corp.mail.ru; LSE: MAIL), and MakeMyTrip Ltd. (www.makemytrip.com; NASDAQ:MMYT). Naspers also has an ADR listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: NPSN).















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