Naspers

Naspers is a South African global internet group that invests in internet, e-commerce, video entertainment and print media services. Read more

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Naspers

Naspers is a South African global internet group that invests in internet, e-commerce, video entertainment and print media services. Read more

Bob van Dijk's photo - CEO of Naspers

CEO

Bob van Dijk

CEO Approval Rating

69/100

Founded:

1915

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyJSE Limited - Johannesburg Stock ExchangeNPN

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Bauermedia is Naspers's top competitor. Bauermedia is a Private company that was founded in Hamburg, Hamburg in 1875. Bauermedia operates in the Broadcasting industry. Bauermedia has 14,027 fewer employees vs. Naspers.

Schibsted has been one of Naspers's top competitors. Schibsted is headquartered in Oslo, Oslo, and was founded in 1839. Schibsted is in the Publishing industry. Schibsted generates 33% the revenue of Naspers.

ProSiebenSat.1 is perceived as one of Naspers's biggest rivals. ProSiebenSat.1 was founded in 1984 in Unterfoehring, Bavaria. ProSiebenSat.1 competes in the Broadcasting field. ProSiebenSat.1 generates $90.5M less revenue than Naspers.

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Naspers Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$4B

Naspers's revenue is the ranked 1st among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 2.4B.

Naspers Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Avito AB

Oct 2015

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$1.2B
Avito is an online classifieds marketplace that offers furniture, musical instruments, sporting goods, cars and baby items.
FixeAds

Sep 2012

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undisclosed
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Dante International SA

Jul 2012

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undisclosed
eMAG is a Romania-based online retailer of IT products, electronics, toys, cosmetics and accessories.
7Pixel Srl

Apr 2011

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undisclosed
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Buscape

Sep 2009

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$342M
Buscape is an online platform that offers price comparisons of products that includes electronic devices, automotives, home appliances and more.

These are all the companies that Naspers has acquired. Naspers has acquired 6 companies and its latest acquisition was Avito AB in Oct 2015. Avito is an online classifieds marketplace that offers furniture, musical instruments, sporting goods, cars and baby items.

Naspers Funding History

Since Naspers was founded in 1915, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Naspers has raised $2.5B. Naspers' funding round was on Dec 2015 for a total of $2.5B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Dec 2015
$2.5B
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Since Naspers was founded in 1915, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Naspers has raised $2.5B. Naspers' funding round was on Dec 2015 for a total of $2.5B

Naspers Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Aerobotics develops an aerial data analytics platform that offers tree crop protection and yield management solutions to the agricultural sector.
$17M
Jan 19, 2021
Series B
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The Student Hub is an E-learning platform that offers business, marketing and public management courses for students.
$2.9M
Nov 17, 2020
Equity
-
Aerobotics develops an aerial data analytics platform that offers tree crop protection and yield management solutions to the agricultural sector.
$5.5M
May 19, 2020
Corporate Round
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Shipper is an Indonesia-based digital logistics company that provides freight delivery, warehouse management and related solutions for individuals and businesses.
$20M
Mar 22, 2020
Series A
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Swiggy is an India-based web and mobile-based application that allows users to order food from local restaurants and get delivery services.
$113M
Feb 18, 2020
Series I
-

These are all the companies that Naspers has invested in. Naspers has invested 6 companies and its latest investment was Avito AB in Oct 2015. Avito is an online classifieds marketplace that offers furniture, musical instruments, sporting goods, cars and baby items.

Naspers News

April 2, 2021IT Breaking News

Naspers hires Airbnb, Amazon veteran to lead global classifieds business

Africa's largest company, Naspers Ltd , has hired a top Airbnb and former Amazon executive to lead it... See more »
March 31, 2021MarketScreener

NASPERS LIMITED - Increased stake in Delivery Hero to offset current and future dilution

(marketscreener.com) NPN: NASPERS LIMITED - Increased stake in Delivery Hero to offset current and fu... See more »
March 4, 2021MarketScreener

NASPERS LIMITED - Changes to the composition of Board and Board Committees

(marketscreener.com) NPN: NASPERS LIMITED - Changes to the composition of Board and Board Committees ... See more »
February 12, 2021The Indian Wire

Swiggy in talks to close $700-800 funding deal

Online food delivery startup swiggy is on advanced stage of negotiations to close a $700-750-million... See more »
February 12, 2021Entrackr

SoftBank to lead a $250 Mn round in Meesho at $1.5-1.8 Bn valuation

Social commerce platform Meesho, which has been in conversations for a new financing round, is all se... See more »
February 9, 2021MarketScreener

NASPERS LIMITED - Update on Naspers Share Purchase

(marketscreener.com) NPN: NASPERS LIMITED - Update on Naspers Share Purchase NPN: NASPERS LIMITED - U... See more »
January 28, 2021TechCentral

Naspers looking to reduce its dominance of the JSE

Naspers is looking at ways to reduce its dominance of the JSE, an issue that is hampering efforts to ... See more »

Naspers Press Releases

May 26, 2016Business Wire

South Africa B2C E-Commerce Market 2016 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "South Africa B2C E-C... See more »
March 18, 2016Business Wire

MultiChoice, in Africa Outside South Africa, Announced That There Will Be No Price Increase for Subscribers to Its DStv Service

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Naspers Limited (JSE: NPN, LSE: NPSN): Today MultiChoice Af... See more »
January 20, 2016PR Newswire

Naspers Appoints Former PayPal Europe VP Laurent Le Moal as PayU CEO

AMSTERDAM, January 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PayU, a leading payment services provider within fast-gro... See more »
November 27, 2015Business Wire

Naspers Limited (JSE:NPN) Today Announced Its Results for the Six Months to 30 September 2015

CAPE TOWN, South Africa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Naspers today announced financial results for the six month... See more »
October 26, 2015PR NEWSWIRE

Rockaway Capital Set to Become a EUR 1 Billion E-retailer After Acquiring Netretail Holding and Heureka from Naspers

SAN FRANCISCO and PRAGUE, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockaway Capital, a global investment firm ba... See more »
October 26, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Naspers Sells Its Stake in Netretail

CAPE TOWN, South Africa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--South African-based global internet and media company, Nasp... See more »
October 23, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Naspers Steps up Investment in Avito

CAPE TOWN, South Africa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--South African-based global internet and media company, Nasp... See more »

Naspers Videos

April 16, 2019Naspers Vimeo Channel

"Empmessage!220" on VIMEO

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March 22, 2019Naspers Vimeo Channel

"Zw(2O-#sAA-+placeholder" on VIMEO

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July 17, 2018Naspers Vimeo Channel

"Naspers GOBO" on VIMEO

Discover the latest news and updates from across the Naspers family, with GOBO!Cast: Naspers... See more »
February 22, 2018Naspers Vimeo Channel

"Behind The Scenes At eMag Romania" on VIMEO

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July 12, 2017Naspers Vimeo Channel

"MyAcademy: Leadership Fundamentals, India" on VIMEO

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July 11, 2017Naspers Vimeo Channel

"MyAcademy: Launch Video (Spanish)" on VIMEO

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July 11, 2017Naspers Vimeo Channel

"MyAcademy: Commercial Acumen for HR, South Africa" on VIMEO

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Naspers Headquarters

40 Heerengracht

Cape Town, Western Cape8001

27-02-1406-2121

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Naspers Summary

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Overview

Naspers is a South African global internet group that invests in internet, e-commerce, video entertainment and print media services. Naspers was founded in 1915. Naspers' headquarters is located in Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA 8001. It has raised 2.5B ...

CEO

Naspers's CEO, Bob van Dijk, currently has an approval rating of 69%. Naspers's primary competitors are Bauermedia, Schibsted & ProSiebenSat.1.

Website

naspers.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Naspers

  1. When was Naspers founded?

    Naspers was founded in 1915
  2. Who is Naspers's CEO?

    Naspers's CEO is Bob van Dijk
  3. How much revenue does Naspers generate?

    Naspers generates $4B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Naspers have?

    Naspers has historically raised $2.5B in funding
  5. Where is Naspers's headquarters?

    Naspers's headquarters is in Cape Town Western Cape, ZA
  1. How many employees does Naspers have?

    Naspers has 25,527 employees
  2. What sector does Naspers operate in?

    Naspers is in Internet Software, Video Streaming, E-commerce
  3. Who are Naspers's competitors?

    Naspers's top competitors are Bauermedia, Schibsted, ProSiebenSat.1
  4. Who has Naspers invested in?

    Naspers's has invested in companies such as Aerobotics, The Student Hub, Aerobotics