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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Naspers Says Guijin Liu Steps Down From Board
Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019 

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::GUIJIN LIU HAS STEPPED DOWN FROM BOARD EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2019.  Full Article

Naspers Invests $1.16 Bln In Avito
Friday, 25 Jan 2019 

Jan 25 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::CO'S CLASSIFIEDS BUSINESS OLX ANNOUNCED INVESTMENT OF $1.16 BILLION AT IMPLIED ENTERPRISE VALUE OF $3.85 BILLION TO BUY FURTHER 29.1 PCT STAKE IN AVITO.OLX GROUP’S STAKE INCREASES FROM 70.4 PCT TO 99.6 PCT ON A FULLY DILUTED BASIS..TRANSACTION CLOSED ON JANUARY 25, 2019 AND WAS FUNDED BY NASPERS’ EXISTING CASH RESOURCES.  Full Article

Naspers confirms in talks to increase Avito stake
Friday, 25 Jan 2019 

Jan 25 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::NASPERS LTD SPOKESWOMAN: "WE CAN CONFIRM THAT WE ARE CURRENTLY ENGAGED IN A PROCESS TO POTENTIALLY INCREASE OUR STAKE IN AVITO, RUSSIA'S LEADING ONLINE CLASSIFIEDS BUSINESS".NASPERS LTD SPOKESWOMAN: "NASPERS WILL PROVIDE AN UPDATE AS AND WHEN THE POTENTIAL TRANSACTION IS CONFIRMED".  Full Article

Naspers Announces Unbundling Of Multichoice Shares To Co
Monday, 21 Jan 2019 

Jan 21 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::UNBUNDLING OF MULTICHOICE SHARES TO NASPERS.TO FACILITATE UNBUNDLING AND LISTING MULTICHOICE WAS INCORPORATED AS A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF MIH HOLDINGS PROPRIETARY LIMITED.PROPOSES TO UNBUNDLE VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS HELD BY MULTICHOICE TO HOLDERS OF ITS "N" & "A" ORDINARY SHARES, RESPECTIVELY.TO DISTRIBUTE 43.9M MULTICHOICE SHARES TO NASPERS SHAREHOLDERS.CASH PROCEEDS OF SALE OF FRACTIONAL ENTITLEMENTS PAYABLE TO SHAREHOLDERS HOLDING "A" ORDINARY TO BE PAID NET OF ANY APPLICABLE TAXES/COSTS.TO IMPLEMENT UNBUNDLING BY PRO RATA DISTRIBUTION IN SPECIE OF SHARES OF NO PAR VALUE IN MULTICHOICE FOR NO CONSIDERATION TO CO'S SHAREHOLDERS.  Full Article

Naspers Says MultiChoice Finalising Pre-Listing Statement For JSE Submission
Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::UNBUNDLING AND LISTING OF MULTICHOICE.CONFIRMS THAT MULTICHOICE IS FINALISING ITS PRE-LISTING STATEMENT FOR PURPOSES OF SUBMISSION TO JSE.  Full Article

Naspers N Shares Approved For Inclusion In List Of Qualifying Equity Securities On A2X
Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018 

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::SECONDARY LISTING ON A2X.ITS N ORDINARY SHARES APPROVED FOR INCLUSION IN LIST OF QUALIFYING EQUITY SECURITIES TO BE TRADED ON A2X WITH EFFECT FROM 27 DECEMBER 2018.NASPERS WILL RETAIN ITS PRIMARY LISTING ON JOHANNESBURG STOCK EXCHANGE.  Full Article

Naspers Says Co and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board Invest $540 Mln In India's Byju's
Monday, 17 Dec 2018 

Dec 17 (Reuters) - :NASPERS SAYS CO LEADS $540 MILLION INVESTMENT IN INDIA'S BYJU'S; SIGNIFICANT PORTION ALSO CONTRIBUTED BY CANADIAN PENSION PLAN INVESTMENT BOARD-STATEMENT.  Full Article

Naspers HY Revenue Up 29 Pct TO $11 Bln
Friday, 30 Nov 2018 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::NASPERS LTD - HY REVENUES INCREASED 29%(1) YEAR ON YEAR TO US11.0BN.NASPERS LTD - HY TRADING PROFIT GREW 34% YEAR ON YEAR TO US$2.0BN.NASPERS LTD - HY CORE HEADLINE EARNINGS GREW 39% TO US$1.7BN (2017: US$1.2BN).NASPERS - ECOMMERCE REDUCED TRADING LOSSES MATERIALLY ON BACK OF STRONG CONTRIBUTIONS FROM CLASSIFIEDS, WHICH TURNED PROFITABLE INCLUDING LETGO IN HYNASPERS LTD - HY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER N ORDINARY SHARE 640 CENTS.NASPERS LTD - HY DILUTED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER N ORDINARY SHARE 632 CENTS.NASPERS LTD - HY CORE HEADLINE EARNINGS PER N ORDINARY SHARE 385 CENTS.NASPERS LTD - OVER REMAINDER OF FINANCIAL YEAR, WE WILL MAINTAIN OUR FOCUS ON DRIVING PROFITABILITY IN ECOMMERCE UNITS.NASPERS LTD - CONTAINING COSTS AND WEATHERING CHALLENGING MACRO CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN A PRIORITY FOR CO'S MORE MATURE ASSETS.NASPERS LTD - EARNINGS ARE SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECTED BY FOREIGN EXCHANGE VOLATILITY.NASPERS LTD - ECOMMERCE WAS MAIN DRIVER OF GROWTH, WITH REVENUES INCREASING 32%.NASPERS LTD - HY REVENUES GENERATED BY ECOMMERCE BUSINESSES TOTALLED US$902M, WITH TRADING PROFITS OF US$223M.NASPERS LTD - TENCENT GREW TOTAL GROUP REVENUE 39% YEAR ON YEAR TO RMB147.2BN FOR ITS SIX MONTHS TO 30 JUNE 2018..NASPERS LTD - TENCENT CONTINUED TO EXPAND USER BASE OF PAYMENT-RELATED SERVICES, WITH MONTHLY ACTIVE USERS EXCEEDING 800M AT END OF JUNE 2018.  Full Article

Naspers Sees HY EPS Between 530 Cents And 548 Cents
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 

Nov 19 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::NASPERS LTD - EXPECT CORE HY HEPS TO BE BETWEEN 35% (98 US CENTS) AND 43% (118 US CENTS) HIGHER THAN ADJUSTED COMPARABLE PERIOD'S 277 US CENT.NASPERS - EARNINGS PER SHARE WAS IMPACTED SIGNIFICANTLY BY ONCE-OFF GAIN RECOGNISED ON DISPOSAL OF GROUP'S INTEREST IN FLIPKART LTD.NASPERS LTD - SEES HY EPS TO BE BETWEEN 209% (530 US CENTS) AND 216% (548 US CENTS) HIGHER THAN PRIOR PERIOD'S REPORTED 254 US CENTS.  Full Article

Naspers Commits 4.6 Bln Rand Of Funding To Back S.Africa Technology Businesses
Friday, 26 Oct 2018 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Naspers Ltd ::NASPERS COMMITS R4.6BN OF FUNDING TO BACK SOUTH AFRICAN TECHNOLOGY BUSINESSES.ANNOUNCES NASPERS FOUNDRY AND COMMITS R1.4 BILLION OF FUNDS TO HELP SOUTH AFRICAN TECH ENTREPRENEURS GROW START-UPS.OVER NEXT 3 YRS, R3.2 BILLION TO BE ALLOCATED TO DEVELOPMENT OF EXISTING S. AFRICAN TECH BUSINESSES INCLUDING OLX, TAKEALOT, MR D FOOD.NASPERS FOUNDRY TO LAUNCH IN 2019.  Full Article

UPDATE 3-Tencent shareholder Naspers plots Euronext e-commerce listing

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