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Tencent-backer Naspers plans ‘significant investments’ on M&As in coming months

In the first half of this year, the company has done about $750 million in deals, and there are some near-term opportunities, Naspers CFO said.

Tokio Marine picks stake in S African insurer Hollard for $327m

The deal will enable Tokio to gain a foothold in markets such as South Africa and Botswana from its base in Chiyoda-Ku, Japan.

Tencent backer Naspers considers listing some businesses to reduce size

The company takes “very seriously” the difference in value between its stake in Chinese internet giant Tencent and the firm as a whole, CEO Bob Van Dijk said.

Naspers rakes in a $1.6b profit with stake sale in India’s Flipkart

Naspers bought into Flipkart in 2012 and has invested a cumulative $616 million. The sale value of its stake was $2.2 billion.

Naspers mulls listing other units after successful Tencent share sale

Naspers Ltd., frustrated that investors give it no credit for its investments other than a stake in Chinese Internet behemoth Tencent Holdings Ltd., is considering listing some businesses on the stock market to highlight their value.

Tencent’s 60,000% rise leads to one of the biggest VC returns ever

Naspers is selling $10.6 billion of shares in Tencent, equal to 2% of the stock in the Chinese operator of the WeChat messaging service.

Naspers said to plan $200m investment to increase stake in Swiggy

Naspers invested an initial $80 million in Swiggy, the largest food delivery business in India, in May last year.

Petronas unit agrees share swap with Shell’s Africa operator

The deal, which has been concluded, is worth as much as 3.5 billion rand ($256 million).

Naspers plans more food investments to bridge value gap with China’s Tencent

Its 33% shareholding in Tencent is worth about $166 billion, while Naspers itself is valued at $123 billion.

Naspers investor Allan Gray to stand against executive pay policy

As pay isn’t aligned to the performance of the business outside a stake in Tencent.