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Proprietary investments:

DGB DGB - leading South African producer and exporter of local wine and importer of spirit brands

Brait’s effective c.10% interest in Brait IV; carrying value largely attributable to:

Consol Consol - largest manufacturer of glass packaging products on the African continent
Primedia Primedia - a leading South African media group

Business overview

Leading South African producer and exporter of local wine and importer of international spirit brands 
Formally founded in 1990, although its winemaking history extends over 300 years 
Headquartered in Midrand, Johannesburg. Production facilities in the Western Cape (Wellington and Franschhoek) 
Largest employer in the Wellington area, employing 457 staff 
State of the art production, bottling, storage and warehousing facilities 
Commissioning of a new craft brewery in Gauteng during May 2016 
26 company owned wine brands, 5 agency wine brands 
13 company owned spirit brands, 23 agency spirit and allied beverage brands 
Extensive distribution network with 16 national depots ensuring good coverage across SA 
Logistics platform to drive growth into new brands 
Entrepreneurial management team 
SA agent for all Bacardi products 

Business overview

Headquartered in Johannesburg, Consol employs around 2 100 staff
Consol is the largest manufacturer of glass packaging products on the African continent 
Operates 6 manufacturing sites, which comprise 13 furnaces and 33 production lines which are strategically located in close proximity to its customers 
Principal supplier to all leading beverage and food companies in South Africa 
Owns the #2 glass producer in Nigeria and recently acquired the #1 glass producer in Kenya and recently announced a Greenfields opportunity in Ethiopia 
Manufactures and markets an extensive range of standard and premium glass packaging products in a variety of shapes, sizes, colours and weights 

Business overview

Headquartered in Johannesburg, Primedia employs around 2 800 staff 
Primedia is a leading Africa focused media and advertising group targeting LSM 7 – 10 consumers 
With a broad portfolio of media and entertainment assets, Primedia spans a range of advertising opportunities, including radio stations, out of home media and digital platforms 
Primedia owns South Africa’s largest cinema chain, a theatrical content and electronic games distribution business 
Primedia has an established presence in several key African markets, including Nigeria, Zambia, Swaziland, Namibia, Mozambique, Lesotho, Botswana and Zimbabwe