Divisions

These are our operations

Bidvest is a leading B2B services, trading and distribution Group operating in the areas of consumer, pharmaceutical and industrial products, outsourced hard and soft services, financial services, freight management, office and print solutions, travel services and automotive retailing. The diversified portfolio operates in two segments – business services, and trading and distribution – through seven divisions.

We have a blended portfolio of defensive and cyclical businesses that are diversified, essential and asset-light.

Group Structure

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Services segment
Services International

Provides a wide range of corporate outsourced services including cleaning and hygiene, and is a leader in the provision of products and services that enhance the working environment

Facilities Management Services

Hygiene Services

Cleaning Services

Services internantional
Services South Africa

Operating across multiple sectors, offering a comprehensive and diverse range of services, creating a unique platform for customised client solutions

Security Services

Allied Services

Travel Services

Catering Services

Services South Africa
Freight

Facilitates the storage, handling and movement of cargo through its independent terminal operations, logistics and marine services

Freight Logistics

Bulk Liquid Storage

Dry Bulk Storage

Port Services

Container Services

Freight
Financial Services

Offers banking, fleet management, foreign exchange, insurance and other financial services for the corporate and business markets

Business Banking

Fleet Finance and Management

Short-term Insurance

Life Insurance

Financial services
Distribution segment
Branded Products

Distributor, supplier and manufacturer of office products and services, and branded household products, as well as a provider of communication services

Office Products

Data, Print and Packaging

Household Consumer Products

Branded Products
Commercial Products

Manufacturing, distribution and trading businesses representing multiple leading consumer and light industrial products

Plumbing and
Electrical Products

Catering Equipment

DIY, Tools, Workwear

Industrial Products

Renewable Energy Solutions

Commercial Products
Automotive

One of SA's largest motor retailers, operating through a national dealership footprint, as well as a vehicle auctioneering platform

Dealerships

Auctioneering

Automotive
Other Investments
Adcock Ingram

Pharmaceuticals

Adcock Ingram
Bidvest Properties

Property Management

Services South Africa

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The Bidvest Group's products and service focus on the often overlooked, essential components of everyday life that respond to the diverse needs of soceity. We are a leading B2B services, trading and distribution Group operating in the areas of consumer, pharmaceutical and industrial products, outsourced hard and soft services, financial services, freight management, office and print solutions, travel services and automotive retailing.

We empower the many enterprises across our diverse areas of operation — Service South Africa, Service Intertional, Branded Products, Freight, Commercial Products, Automotive and Financial Services — to be the catalysts for value creation. Getting this right, does not happen by chance.

While we encourage a performance driven, decentralised business model that continuously seeks scale and growth, the creation of something unique, distinctive and valuable results from the passionate entrepreneurial ambitions of our people. More than 125 000 people across our seven divisions are united in their pursuit of delivering something that is enduring and will stand the rest of time.

Services segment

Services International

Revenue

R33.2bn

+21%

Trading profits

R3.4bn

+10%

The division offers a wide range of corporate outsourced services including cleaning, hygiene and is a leader in the provision of products and services that enhance the working environment through hygiene services and pest control, waste management, property and facilities management solutions. Operations span SA, UK, Ireland, Spain and Australia.

Incorporating, amongst others: Steiner, Prestige, Bidvest Facilities Management, Noonan, PHS, BIC

Freight

Revenue

R8.4bn

+13%

Trading profits

R2.2bn

+23%

Leading private sector freight management group in sub-Saharan Africa, drawing on more than 150 years of portside experience. Facilitates the storage, handling and movement of cargo through its independent terminal operations, international clearing and forwarding, logistics and marine services.

Incorporating, amongst others: Bidvest Tank Terminals, South African Bulk Terminals, Bulk Connections, Bidvest International Logistics, Manica Group Namibia, Bidvest SACD, Naval

Services South Africa

Revenue

R10.4bn

+27%

Trading profits

R1.1bn

+21%

Operating across multiple sectors, the division’s comprehensive and diverse range of service capabilities, which comprise security, travel, hospitality, catering and various allied products, creates a unique platform for customised client solutions in SA.

Incorporating, amongst others: Bidvest Protea Coin, Aquazania, GPT, BidAir Cargo, Rennies Travel, Execuflora

Financial Services

Revenue

R2.7bn

+12%

Trading profits

R0.05bn

+442%

Specialised fleet management and foreign exchange services, insurance and other financial services for the corporate and business markets. Bidvest Bank is a leading second tier bank.

Incorporating, amongst others: Bidvest Bank, Bidvest Insurance, Compendium, FinGlobal, Bidvest Life

Distribution segment

Branded Products

Revenue

R11.7bn

+16%

Trading profits

R0.9bn

+16%

Leading distributor, supplier and manufacturer of a comprehensive suite of office products and services, branded household and pharmaceutical products as well as a provider of outsourced customer communication services.

Incorporating, amongst others: Waltons, Konica Minolta, Silveray, Kolok, Lithotech, Bidvest Data, Home of Living Brands, Masterpack, Adcock Ingram

Commercial Products

Revenue

R19.9bn

+32%

Trading profits

R1.4bn

+21%

Manufacturing, distribution and trading businesses, representing multiple leading industrial day-to-day branded products.

Incorporating, amongst others: Voltex, Plumblink, Matus, Renttech, Vulcan, G Fox, Berzacks, Afcom, Buffalo Tape, Yamaha, Academy Brushware, Cabstrut

Automotive

Revenue

R24.9bn

+5%

Trading profits

R0.9bn

+12%

Manufacturing, distribution and trading businesses, representing multiple leading industrial day-to-day branded products.

Incorporating, amongst others: Bidvest McCarthy, Burchmores

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