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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
 
DGB
 

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 
Consol
 

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, the #1 glass producer in Kenya and recently commenced construction of a Greenfields factory in Ethiopia, due for startup in 2018 
Manufactures and markets an extensive range of standard and premium glass packaging products in a variety of shapes, sizes, colours and weights 
Primedia
 
In September 2017 Brait IV signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement to sell its investment in Primedia and is subject to conditions precedent which are expected to be finalised before the end of the 2017 calendar year