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About the company: Remgro Ltd [JSE:REM]

by , 10 June 2015

Founded back in the 1940s, Remgro has grown from being a tobacco manufacturer into a company invested in excess of 30 companies. Remgro is one of the top 40 companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…

Full name: Remgro Limited
Short name: Remgro
Ticker: REM
Sector: Industrial goods & services – general industrials


Five top facts about Remgro


Fact #1:
Remgro is an investment holding company, with investments in a wide array of different companies. These investments range from 4% to 100%.

Fact #2:
Remgro has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange under ticker REM. Remgro listed in 2000, but before then, from 1948, the company traded as Rembrandt Group Limited. Rembrandt listed on the JSE in 1956.

Fact #3:
Dr Anton Rupert founded Voorbrand, a tobacco company, which became Rembrandt in 1948. Over the years, various changes took place within the company. In 1988, interests were separated, which led to the creation of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA [JSE:CFR], a luxury goods company.

Fact #4:
At the moment, Remgro has two operating subsidiaries:


Fact #5:
Remgro’s investments range across the following sectors:

  • Food, liquor and home care, including investments in Unilever and Distell;
  • Banking, including investments in Rand Merchant Bank and FirstRand;
  • Healthcare, comprising of an investment in Mediclinic;
  • Insurance, comprising of an investment in RMI;
  • Industrials, including investments in Kagiso and Total SA;
  • Infrastructure, including investments in Grindrod and SEACOM;
  • Media and sport, including an investment in Premier Team Holdings; and
  • Treasury and management services, including Remgro Finance Corporation.


Chart of Remgro’s share price


Chart of Remgro's share price


Financial information


For more financial information about Remgro, click here.

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About the company: Remgro Ltd [JSE:REM]
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