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"The chairman [Johann Rupert] at the AGM last year said Remgro was given very bad financial advice around [health-care subsidiary] Mediclinic International. Now we are seeing that repeated at RMH." Logan said the bigger discount at RMH shaved 3%-4% off Remgro's intrinsic value. He hopes ...
Kallis said memorably at the time that the landmark, which he took 242 Test innings to achieve, was less significant than the door it opened - free access to billionaire Johann Rupert's prestigious Leopard Creek Golf Course. "I'm almost more excited about the golf membership than I am about the double-hundred," he joked.
Tobacco heir Johann Rupert is worth $7.5B; he's head of Cartier, Montblanc, Chloe and other luxury goods labels, having returned to the helm of his Richemont holding company after a year-long fly-fishing sabbatical; in a speech to the Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit in Monaco he ...
... in an expanding online market for luxury goods: "With this new step, we intend to strengthen Richemont's presence and focus on the digital channel, which is becoming critically important in meeting luxury consumers' needs," said Johann Rupert, chairman of Richemont in a statement to WWD. {WWD}.
Johann Rupert, chairman of Richemont, said the bond transaction “positions Richemont with European bond investors for the first time. We are pleased with the support the inaugural bond issue has received from investors which demonstrates confidence in the quality of our assets and strength of our ...

Luxury goods maker Richemont said on Friday it had raised €3.75bn in its inaugural euro-denominated bond issue. The net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, which may include funding the acquisition of Yoox Net-A-Porter Group. Chairperson Johann Rupert said in a statement that the ...
He will leave the service of Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons at the end of May to pursue new opportunities in the SA wine industry. Johann Rupert, chair of the board of directors of Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons, says it has been an honour to have had Joubert at the winery for two decades. “He was with us ...
Nicky Oppenheimer overtakes Johann Rupert as five South Africans are dollar billionaires. SA's richest man is worth $7.7bn according to the annual list published by Forbes. 08 March 2018 - 13:15 Staff Writer. Five South Africans are in the world's most exclusive club for dollar billionaires. The latest rankings released by ...
JOHANNESBURG — From starting as a small fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) project in Johannesburg's Parkhurst in 2014 to becoming the chief disruptor on a national level in high-speed internet in South Africa, Vumatel has made some serious waves in the country's ICT landscape. Now it's on the cusp of an ...
Diamond mogul, Nicky Oppenheimer came in at number 202 with $7,7 billion, followed by Johann Rupert ($7 billion), Koos Bekker ($2,6 billion), Patrice Motsepe ($2,4 billion) and Stephen Saad ($1,2 billion). One person who slipped in the ranks includes Donald Trump whose fortune fell $400 million since ...
Johann Rupert could combine Vumatel with rival Dark Fibre Africa if acquisition is successful. Picture: Bloomberg. Remgro is in advanced talks to buy fiber provider Vumatel as South Africa's richest man seeks to consolidate the country's expanding broadband infrastructure industry, according to people ...
He tweeted on Monday morning that his organisation would lay murder charges against Enterprise Foods and Rainbow Chicken, which he says has links to business magnate Johann Rupert. BLF will today open cases of murder against Enterprise Foods and the Johann Rupert owned Rainbow Chicken.
Returning to the manor house, we're treated to the fascinating Cape of Good Hope range made from some of the country's oldest vines in different locations around the winelands, our host explaining that these 50-to-80-year-old vines form part of owner Johann Rupert's mission to preserve the Cape's ...
The Black First Land First Movement could be slapped with an interdict to stop it from occupying one of the country's most prestigious farms. The farm‚ in Franschhoek‚ is linked to businessman Johann Rupert - ranked by Forbes as South Africa's second richest man. According L'Ormarins (Pty) Ltd's legal ...
Black First Land First Western Cape (BLF-WC) is not phased by Johann Rupert's tantrums. Rupert continues to use courts to interdict BLF from the land that his family stole from the black majority. The vexatious interdicts are meant to intimidate and dissuade BLF from exercising its mission, which is to ...
If South Africa's richest man, Johann Rupert, had to run South Africa with his personal wealth, he wouldn't even be able to keep the government going for a full month. This is one of the findings of Bloomberg's latest Robin Hood Index for 2018, which measures how global billionaires could improve the lives ...

EFF leader Julius Malema came out guns blazing as he lashed out at ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa for allegedly being a pawn of the white monopoly capital led by Johann Rupert. Malema further accused him of acting like Jacob Zuma when it came to 'jobs for pals' in state organs because he hired a ...
Convergence: Former presidents Thabo Mbeki, Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk, with business leaders Johann Rupert, back left, and Hasso Plattner, back right. Picture: RAYMOND PRESTON. To resolve SA's inherent contradictions we must tackle an entrenched elitist agenda of narrow and vested ...
Cape Town - An interdict application, lodged in an attempt to keep Black First Land First (BLF) off properties and wine farms owned by businessman Johann Rupert, was postponed by the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday. "The judge ruled that it be postponed to April 10 because all the listed people ...
The Certified Heritage Vineyards is an exciting new initiative from the Old Vine Project, the body set up to preserve SA's vineyards 35 years in age and older with funding provided by businessman Johann Rupert. It's the outcome of a process under way for some 15 years, leading viticulturist Rosa Kruger ...
It comprises a diverse investment portfolio across more than 30 companies and is chaired by Johann Rupert. They aim to invest in businesses that deliver superior earnings and dividend growth over the long term and only acquire significant interests in companies to have considerable influence.
The Black First Land First Movement could be slapped with an interdict to stop it from occupying one of the country's most prestigious farms. The farm‚ in Franschhoek‚ is linked to businessman Johann Rupert - ranked by Forbes as South Africa's second richest man. According L'Ormarins (Pty) Ltd's legal ...
Black First Land First Western Cape (BLF-WC) is not phased by Johann Rupert's tantrums. Rupert continues to use courts to interdict BLF from the land that his family stole from the black majority. The vexatious interdicts are meant to intimidate and dissuade BLF from exercising its mission, which is to ...
If South Africa's richest man, Johann Rupert, had to run South Africa with his personal wealth, he wouldn't even be able to keep the government going for a full month. This is one of the findings of Bloomberg's latest Robin Hood Index for 2018, which measures how global billionaires could improve the lives ...
The billionaire Johann Rupert was aghast to suddenly find himself one of the most prominent examples of “white monopoly capital.” He texted Mr. Bell and asked how his P.R. firm could also be working for a family that was bashing him. Mr. Bell, by his own account, quickly lost enthusiasm for the Gupta ...
EFF leader Julius Malema came out guns blazing as he lashed out at ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa for allegedly being a pawn of the white monopoly capital led by Johann Rupert. Malema further accused him of acting like Jacob Zuma when it came to 'jobs for pals' in state organs because he hired a ...
Convergence: Former presidents Thabo Mbeki, Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk, with business leaders Johann Rupert, back left, and Hasso Plattner, back right. Picture: RAYMOND PRESTON. To resolve SA's inherent contradictions we must tackle an entrenched elitist agenda of narrow and vested ...
... online sales of luxury goods between two industry giants. It's not every day that Amazon shows areas of weakness, but consumer luxury ecommerce is one of them. Richemont is doubling down on its already strong market position; Richemont chairman Johann Rupert saw an opportunity and he took it.
“With this new step, we intend to strengthen Richemont's presence and focus on the digital channel, which is becoming critically important in meeting luxury consumers' needs”, said Johann Rupert, Chairman, Richemont. “As part of our Group, YOOX Net-A-Porter Group would continue to operate as a ...
"It's a big boys' game … it's not for the faint hearted,” South Africa's richest man and chairman of Richemont, Johann Rupert, once quipped about the online luxury market. But in the three years since, Richemont has become emboldened enough to plough a further €2.8bn (£2.4bn) to take full control of ...
Such concerns do not seem to bother Johann Rupert, Richemont's founder and chairman. In a statement on the offer he mentioned how, a century ago, Alberto Santos-Dumont, a famous aviator, complained to his friend, Louis Cartier, about the difficulty of checking his pocket watch while flying. Cartier ...
Bell Pottinger also targeted business player Johann Rupert, once its client, in a campaign designed to stir racial hatred, as well as editors who have been critical of Zuma. BizNews editor Alec Hogg was among the journalists targeted in the fake news campaign, which entailed creating fake Tweet threads ...
Reinet, the offshore investment company headed by Stellenbosch-based tycoon Johann Rupert, is battling to kick its heavy tobacco habit. A third, quarter management statement released on Wednesday shows Reinet's long-standing investment in cigarette company British American Tobacco (BAT) still ...
The Richemont-owned British heritage label has been struggling to boost business performance for years. Can a former Burberry management and creative duo turn things around? Backstage at Dunhill's Autumn/Winter 2018 show | Source: Dunhill. Share. Comment. BoF Professional Exclusive. By Sarah ...
Under the Free Market Foundation's Khaya Lam (My Home) initiative, Mrs Gaynor Rupert, wife of businessman Mr Johann Rupert, handed out 117 full ownership titles together with the Stellenbosch executive mayor Cllr Gesie van Deventer to tenants of council properties. The beneficiaries for the deeds are ...
The handover was a result of work by the Free Market Foundation's Khaya Lam (my home) initiative and businessman Johann Rupert. Title deeds were given by executive mayor of Stellenbosch Municipality Gesie van Deventer to tenants of council properties. The beneficiaries for the deeds are from ...
There has been some investment in the area with Boekenhoutskloof, Andrea and Chris Mullineux of Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines and wealthy businessman Johann Rupert all buying land along the Riebeeksrivier Rd, this collective development dubbed “Millionaire's Mile” by one irreverent young ...
The third on the billionaire list is South African luxury goods king Johann Rupert. 75 percent of Aliko Dangote's earnings come from Dangote Cement shares which appreciated on the Nigerian stock exchange in 2017. His Dangote Sugar also closed the year as the best performing stock with 227 percent ...
It's these sympathisers who are responsible for the populist conflation, beloved by ANN7, of Johann Rupert being a member — or even the head — of the "Stellenbosch mafia". Rupert is nothing of the sort and never has been. I've said it before; he doesn't need anyone to defend him, least of all me.
South Africa's Nicky Oppenheimer is second with a net worth of $7.7 billion, up $700 million from last year, while Richemont's Johann Rupert rounded off the top three with a net worth of $7.2 billion. Including Rupert and Oppenheimer, eight South Africans feature on the list, making it the African country with ...
According to Business Tech, Bloomberg ranks Johann Rupert as the country's richest person and 196th in the world, with a fortune of $8.10-billion –– with Nicky Oppenheimer second at $7.18-billion. The publication also notes that the strength of the South African rand –– up 17 percent in 2017 –- would ...
Bloomberg has Johann Rupert as the country's richest person, and 196th in the world with a fortune of $8.10 billion, with Nicky Oppenheimer second ($7.18 billion). Kirsh is a South African-born Swazi billionaire businessman, with property spanning Australia, Swaziland, and the UK. The strength of the ...
Helping to save Africa from starvation by mass producing mozzarella-style cheese from the milk of wildebeest is a novel approach to dealing with hunger. Intriguing it may be, but the idea has never come to fruition because it turns out that milking a wild antelope is every bit as difficult as you might imagine.
Its members include Johann Rupert and Jannie Durand from Remgro; Dr Edwin Hertzog from Mediclinic International; Jannie Mouton of PSG; and the now embattled figures of Christo Wiese, Whitey Basson and Markus Jooste. (For full effect, I encourage you to read their names in an Afrikaans accent.
The most prickly issue was Remgro chairman and de facto controlling shareholder Johann Rupert serving as the chairman of the remuneration committee. Dugan Fraser, a director at the Raith Foundation, urged a separation in the roles of chairman of the board and chairman of the committee. Remgro CEO ...
The league members and supporters were enroute to the head offices of Remgro to protest against statements made by its chairman‚ Johann Rupert. Members of the Black First Land First and the uMkhonto Wesizwe Military Veterans also joined the march. The marchers also threw powdered soup packets ...
Johannesburg – The ANC will not be deterred by naysayers such as South African billionaire Johann Rupert, the party said on Thursday. The party was responding to reports that Rupert had said that radical economic transformation was "just a code word for theft". ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa said: "This ...
Zurich - South Africa's richest man, Johann Rupert, said “radical economic transformation,” the policy championed by President Jacob Zuma to reduce racial inequality, is no more than theft. “Radical economic transformation is just a code word for theft,” Rupert said on the sidelines of Richemont's [JSE:CFR] ...
JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's richest man Johann Rupert – who was a prime target in the Bell Pottinger propaganda campaign on behalf of the Guptas – has spoken his mind on the so-called 'radical economic transformation' phrase. Rupert says it's just code word for theft. The RET term has been ...


 

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