Pepkor is a South African based investment and holding company with business interests in Africa, Australia, United Kingdom, Poland, Slovakia, and New Zealand. Managing a portfolio of retail chains focused on the value market and selling predominantly clothing, footwear and textiles. Its main operating subsidiaries are Pep and Ackermans in South Africa and Best & Less in Australia, all based on a high volume/lower margin business model. Formally known as PEP stores the company changed its name to Pepkor Limited in 1982 and PEP stores became a subsidiary company. In 2011 Pepkor's chairman Christo Wiese was ranked as the 782nd richest person in the world on Forbes’s list of the world’s 1210 billionaires with an estimated net worth of US$1,6bn. In 2011 private equity company Brait bought a 24

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  • Pepkor is a South African based investment and holding company with business interests in Africa, Australia, United Kingdom, Poland, Slovakia, and New Zealand. Managing a portfolio of retail chains focused on the value market and selling predominantly clothing, footwear and textiles. Its main operating subsidiaries are Pep and Ackermans in South Africa and Best & Less in Australia, all based on a high volume/lower margin business model. Formally known as PEP stores the company changed its name to Pepkor Limited in 1982 and PEP stores became a subsidiary company. In 2011 Pepkor's chairman Christo Wiese was ranked as the 782nd richest person in the world on Forbes’s list of the world’s 1210 billionaires with an estimated net worth of US$1,6bn. In 2011 private equity company Brait bought a 24,6% stake in Pepkor for R4,18bn, valuing the company at about R17bn. Pepkor aims to expand its presence in the rest of Africa by opening 50 stores in Nigeria. (en)
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  • Pepkor is a South African based investment and holding company with business interests in Africa, Australia, United Kingdom, Poland, Slovakia, and New Zealand. Managing a portfolio of retail chains focused on the value market and selling predominantly clothing, footwear and textiles. Its main operating subsidiaries are Pep and Ackermans in South Africa and Best & Less in Australia, all based on a high volume/lower margin business model. Formally known as PEP stores the company changed its name to Pepkor Limited in 1982 and PEP stores became a subsidiary company. In 2011 Pepkor's chairman Christo Wiese was ranked as the 782nd richest person in the world on Forbes’s list of the world’s 1210 billionaires with an estimated net worth of US$1,6bn. In 2011 private equity company Brait bought a 24 (en)
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