Portfolio Overview

Strategic Investments

The Group’s strategic investments consist of stakes in British Telecom Communication Services South Africa (BTSA), Saab SA (Saab) and Pioneer Food Group Limited (Pioneer Foods) (now reported under food and fishing).

Food and Fishing

Premier Fishing SA (Pty) Ltd is the largest 100% black-owned fishing Company in South Africa. The Group holds medium to long-term fishing rights in west coast rock lobster, south coast rock lobster, small pelagics, hake deep-sea trawl, hake longline and squid. They own an abalone farm and invest in organic agriculture as well as process wild abalone.

Pioneer Food Group Ltd is one of the largest producers and distributors in South Africa of food, beverages and related products for human and animal consumption.


The Technology division is comprised of businesses that are leaders in their respective niche markets, have solid client bases and achieve high levels of sustained organic growth with particular focus on the healthcare and financial services sectors and secondary focus on mobile solutions in the industrial sector as well as the solar energy arena.

Health & Biotherapeutics

This division’s mission is to become a recognised force in the South African health, pharmaceutical and biotherapeutics market. They focus on professionalism, affordability and sustainability in the delivery of cost-effective and relevant solutions in healthcare and food and hygiene.

Events and Tourism

This division has a cutting-edge global competitor Company in events management and travel solutions. Over the past decade, the events Company staged international music festivals throughout Africa and under their leadership; the Cape Town International Jazz Festival has been named the fourth best jazz festival worldwide.

New to this division is a medium wave commercial music radio station.

Contribution To Profit

Strategic Investments



Health & Biotheraputics

Enterprise Development