Alexander Forbes is a leading provider of financial and risk services. Listed on the JSE Securities Exchange, its primary operations are in South Africa and the UK. Alexander Forbes customers include small, medium and large organisations, specialist groups and individuals. Shanduka has a 7.5% shareholding in Alexander Forbes.
Bidvest is an international services, trading and distribution company, listed on the JSE, and operating on four continents. It employs 105 000 people worldwide.
Shanduka has an effective 0.75% shareholding in Bidvest through the Dinatla Consortium.
Coca-Cola Shanduka Beverages
Coca-Cola Shanduka Beverages (CCSB) is one of approximately 275 bottling partners in the global Coca-Cola system. It produces over 17 million cases of beverages each year, supplying to locations throughout Mpumalanga and parts of Gauteng and Limpopo. It has manufacturing and bottling sites in Witbank and Nigel, with sales and distribution centres in Steelpoort, Groblersdal, Ermelo and Standerton.
Shanduka has a 70% shareholding in Coca-Cola Shanduka Beverages.
Diepkloof Square is a shopping centre in Diepkloof, Soweto. Opened in November 2012, and developed in partnership with McCormick Property Development, the centre gives local consumers easy access to 45 stores, including Pick n Pay, Food Lovers’ Market, and a McDonald’s restaurant.
Shanduka has a 52% shareholding in Diepkloof Square.
Helios Towers Nigeria builds and leases towers to telecommunication operators in Nigeria. It has over 1 000 sites in prime positions across Nigeria. HTN has managed to sign a master lease agreement with one of the large mobile operators, V-Mobile, for the duration of its licence.
Shanduka has a 9.22% shareholding in Helios Towers Nigeria.
Kangra Coal has two mining operations, a Richards Bay Coal Terminal entitlement and an export division. The Savmore mine near Piet Retief in Mpumalanga is the major coal producer, while the Welgedacht mine, in Utrecht in KwaZulu Natal, is on care and maintenance. Gas Natural Fenosa, a Spanish company, owns 70% of the company. Kangra employs approximately 600 staff.
Shanduka has an effective 15% shareholding in Kangra Coal through Shanduka Coal.
Lace Diamond Mines
The lace diamond project near Kroonstad in the Free State involves the re-development of an underground kimberlite mine which was a significant diamond producer between 1902 and 1931. In 2005, the mine was acquired by Lace Diamond Mines, which is 74% owned by DiamondCorp plc.
Shanduka has a 13% shareholding in Lace Diamond Mines.
Liberty is a progressive African wealth management group which for more than fifty years, has delivered innovative long-term solutions that assist customers to achieve financial stability in their chosen lifestyles and throughout their life cycles. As a group of companies Liberty offers an extensive, market-leading range of products and services to help customers build and protect long-term wealth. These include life and health-related insurance, investment management and retirement income facilitation.
Shanduka has a 1.44% shareholding in Liberty Group.
Listed in London and Johannesburg, Lonmin is the third biggest producer of platinum in the world. Its principal activities are mining, refining and marketing of platinum group metals. Its revenue-generating operations are located in the Bushveld Complex in the North West. The company has approximately 28 000 full-time employees and uses around 10 000 contractors.
Shanduka has an effective 9% shareholding in Lonmin through Incwala Resources.
The Macsteel Service Centres SA Group is Southern Africa's leading merchandiser and distributor of steel and value added steel products, with sales in excess of a million tons a year. It operates a network of 60 service centres and branches serving the entire Southern African region and employs in excess of 4 500 people. Macsteel forms part of the global Macsteel Holdings Group, which operates in 39 countries.
Shanduka has a 7.5% shareholding in Macsteel Service Centres SA.
Matrix Marketing is the largest sales prospecting contact information company in South Africa. Founded in 1989 as a database service to advertising agencies, the company grew beyond its initial mission and rapidly developed a series of databases that were hailed as industry leaders.
Shanduka has a 21.28% shareholding in Matrix Marketing.
McDonald's operates 170 restaurants in South Africa. South Africa is one of the most successful markets in McDonald's international history, and McDonald's has already invested more than R750-million directly into the South African economy. The company has trained and employed over 7 500 South Africans at various levels, including franchisees, restaurant managers and crew. In March 2011, Cyril Ramaphosa was appointed as Developmental Licensee for McDonald’s South Africa, making him responsible for the operation of McDonald’s restaurants in South Africa through a 20-year master franchise agreement with McDonald’s International.
Shanduka has a 70% shareholding in McDonald’s South Africa, with the remaining 30% held by Cyril Ramaphosa.
Mondi Shanduka Newsprint
Mondi Shanduka Newsprint is a leading supplier of newsprint and telephone directory paper in South Africa and selected export markets. It was formed in 2004 following Shanduka Resources’ acquisition of an interest in Mondi’s integrated South African newsprint business. Mondi Shanduka Newsprint manages 50 000 hectares of land, of which 30 000 is planted with commercial trees.
Shanduka has a 42% shareholding in Mondi Shanduka Newsprint.
MTN Group Limited is a multi-national telecommunications group offering voice and data communications products and services to individuals and businesses. MTN has GSM licences in 21 countries and internet service provider businesses in 13 countries, spanning three continents. It has 35 000 employees who communicate in five official languages and represent 55 nationalities.
Shanduka has a 0.45% shareholding in MTN Group.
MTN Nigeria is currently the largest mobile operator in Nigeria with 45 million active subscribers at the end of September 2012, and an estimated market share of approximately 48%. The company is an indirectly held subsidiary of MTN Group.
Shanduka has a minority stake in MTN Nigeria.
OMD South Africa
OMD South Africa is part of the worldwide Omnicom Media Group and is South Africa’s largest media agency with billings of over R4 billion. It has offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Shanduka has a 11.86% shareholding in OMD South Africa.
Pan African Resources
Pan African Resources is a South African based precious metals mining group which produces gold and platinum group metals. The company’s strategic focus remains the exploitation of high grade ore-bodies that yield high margins with a low cash cost base through skilled and experienced management teams.
Shanduka has a 25% shareholding in Pan African Resources.
Scaw Metals is an international group manufacturing a diverse range of steel products. It has key operations in South Africa, South America, and Australia, and a smaller presence in Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is the majority shareholder with 74%, a black economic empowerment consortium holds 21% and an employee share ownership plan trust holds 5%.
Shanduka has a 5% shareholding in Scaw Metals.
Shanduka has an interest of 12.5% in Seacom. Other partners in the venture are Venfin, Herackles Telecom, Industrial Promotion Services and Convergence Partners
Seacom is a state of the art, privately funded, submarine fiber optic cable of 1.28 terabytes per second capacity over a route of about 17 000 km (with over 13,500 kms undersea) which will link South Africa to Mumbai in India and Marseille in France via Mozambique, Madagascar, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia, providing Internet and IP solutions, broadband as well as global onward connectivity for voice and private line solutions.
Shanduka Coal produces thermal coal and, to a lesser extent, anthracite coal. Operated in partnership with Glencore International, Shanduka Coal owns the Graspan, Middelburg Townlands, Bankfontein, Leeuwfontein and Lakeside mines located in the Witbank coalfields and the Springlake mine in KwaZulu Natal. It has a diversified customer base, supplying Eskom, inland markets and, through the Richards Bay Coal Terminal, export markets.
Shanduka has a 50.01% shareholding in Shanduka Coal.
Standard Bank is a South African-based financial services company with a global presence. It operates in 18 countries on the African continent, as well as in other selected emerging markets. It is listed on the JSE and on the Namibian Stock Exchange, and is the largest African bank by assets and earnings.
Shanduka has a 1% shareholding in Standard Bank.
TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris is a marketing communication services holding company with a number of operational entities that offer a suite of traditional, through the line and digital marketing communication services. It is a constituent agency of the TBWA Worldwide group of agencies.
Shanduka has a 9.5% shareholding in TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris.
Aggreko Shanduka Power Project, Mozambique
Shanduka has partnered with Aggreko, an interim power solutions specialist, to build and operate a 107MW power plant at Ressano Garcia in Mozambique. It uses gas from Mozambique’s Temane gas field to provide an interim power supply to South African power utility Eskom and its Mozambican counterpart, Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM).
Shanduka has a 30% shareholding in the project.
Icon House, Ghana
Icon House is an office building in a prime location in the Airport City precinct in Accra, Ghana. Once completed, the building will offer tenants high-grade office and retail space within close proximity of Airport City, access to main highways, upmarket residential areas and Accra Mall.
Shanduka has a 20% shareholding in Icon House.
Noblesfontein Wind Power Project
The Noblesfontein project is a 73.8MW wind power project near Victoria West in the Karoo. The project is one of those identified by the Department of Energy as part of the first round of its Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme. The project is a partnership between Shanduka, Gestamp Wind, a Spanish company, and Sarge, a Cape Town renewable energy developer. The project will be commercially active early in 2014.
Shanduka has 25% shareholding in the Noblesfontein Wind Power Project.