July 17, 2023
Josh Viljoen
Josh Viljoen

What assets do Naspers own?


Naspers is one of the largest companies listed on the JSE. The stock trades under the ticker symbol NPN and has a market capitalisation of R1.19 trillion (yes trillion) and a current price of R2 760 a share.


Naspers started out as a traditional print media company but has since evolved into a multinational internet, technology and multimedia holding company headquartered in Cape Town, with interests in online retail, publishing and venture capital investment.


Napsers owns the following three core subsidiaries:


Prosus: Prosus is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Prosus is a strategic investor and operator focusing on long-term value creation by building leading technology companies that improve peoples daily lives in high-growth markets. Majority of the value of Napsers is derived from Prosus mainly through an investment into Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings. Prosus holds investments in the following segments:


  • Payments and Fintech 
  • Classifieds
  • Food delivery 
  • Social and Internet Platforms
  • Online Retail 
  • Educational Technology
  • Travel


Takealot: Takealot is South Africa's largest e-commerce retailer With a mission to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, Takealot has grown rapidly since its launch in 2011. Takealot joined the Naspers group in 2015.


Media24: Media24 is Africa's leading media group, with a sizeable presence in digital and traditional publishing and publications, distribution and financial data. Building on its heritage, Media24 is firmly focused on the future, establishing a rapidly evolving portfolio of digital media and e-commerce businesses. Media24 owns a variety of newspapers, magazines, online new sites and publishing companies.

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