Bidvest shares

Background of Bidvest

  • Founded by entrepreneur Brian Joffe in South Africa in 1988, Bidvest Group Limited is a well known international trading, services and distribution company which first listed shares for sale on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in 1990. The group either owns or has significant holdings in about 300 companies, with a portfolio of assets that spans five continents and an employee complement of just over 141 000 people worldwide.

  • Bidvest is globally renowned for investments across the food service, broadservices, trading and distribution industries. International expansion began in 1995 when the group decided to buy 50.1% of Manettas, listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

  • Bidvest Corporate complements the work of decentralised operational divisions through access to corporate finance, brand support, compliance, skills training and oversight of group-wide financial services, investor relations, corporate communications, risk and sustainability issues.

  • Bidvest Industrial encompasses a variety of services and product offerings across South Africa, covering the automotive, commercial products, electrical, financial services and office and print industries.

  • Bidvest Properties manages the group’s property portfolio, provides property management and property development services, as well as putting mature properties up for sale.

Bidvest Shares Growth Driver

  • Through the support of the board of directors, Bidvest‘s management continues monitoring the performance of the group’s investments and provides divisional management with expertise and guidance. The diverse nature of Bidvest investments has allowed the group to buy into the synergy between and within different industries.

  • The corporate centre is continually identifying strategic and investment opportunities while promoting experience sharing across all of Bidvest’s divisions and creating synergies and savings. The group continues to buy into expanding its global footprint through a number of acquisitions, the most recent of which were the purchase of DAC in Italy and PLC Transport in the UK. In
    2015, net assets for the business grew by 22% in value, turnover increased by 10% to R114.5 billion and overall trading profits were up 12% to R5.1 billion. The live online stocks chart shows that Bidvest share price rose hand-in-hand with this positive performance.

Bidvest Group Investor Tip

  • Bidvest’s rapid regional and global expansion has resulted in a powerful business which has registered some extremely healthy financial data. The company’s strong performance has been reflected in good headline earnings per share and an impressive rise in Bidvest share price.

  • Market capitalisation of the Bidvest Group rose more than 14% after the listing of its new food services business, Bid Corporation, as a standalone entity. The move is set to establish this arm of the group as a global player, whilst the industrial division continues to trade as Bidvest. Overall, Bidvest share price has risen by more than 60% from 2015 to 2016, and the forecast from investment analysts is that the stocks will continue to outperform the market. Bidvest looks like a strongly performing share to buy in the current environment.

Bidvest Major Shareholders

Government Employees Pension Fund, Public Investment Corporation, GIC Asset Management, BB Investment Company.
  • Sector

    Consumer Staples

  • Industry

    Distributors – Consumer Staples

  • Sub industry

    Food Products Wholesalers

How to buy Bidvest Group Shares

  • Bidvest : How to buy Bidvest Group Shares Online

    We have made it simple to buy JSE listed firm shares online. The easiest way to buy Bidvest Group shares or stocks is to; start by submitting the ‘BUY THIS SHARE’ form. Next, one of our experienced and certified stock brokers will personally get in contact with you to discuss your custom stock request. Finally, a stock advisor will confirm the amount of shares you are looking to invest in Bidvest and assist you with the setup and management of your stock portfolio account.

  • Here are the steps you must follow to Buy / Purchase Bidvest Group shares with utmost confidence:

    1. Start by Filling in the BUY THIS SHARE form.
    2. Insert your name, email, telephone number and monthly remuneration.
    3. Then, Indicate the amount you are looking to invest in Bidvest.
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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Bidvest?

A well-known international trading services and distribution company that was founded in South Africa in 1988.

Can you buy Bidvest shares online?

The website of SA Shares makes it easy for you to buy JSE listed shares online.

Is Bidvest a good share to buy?

It appears to be a strongly performing share to buy.

When did Bidvest list on the JSE?


Who are the major shareholders in Bidvest?

Government Employees Pension Fund, Public Investment Corporation, GIC Asset Management, BB Investment Company.

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