Growth and value creation



Own the cash flows

Manage businesses actively and successfully

Master of the distribution channel

Maintain decentralised channels and reach common customers

Anticipate the future

The need to be increasingly flexible and adaptable, to explore new opportunities and directions while taking risks on a calculated basis

Stick to basics

Collect the book, manage payment of creditors and manage the returns on investment
Management focus



Never waste a crisis

A proactive approach to global challenges could describe the Bidvest style, refitting the businesses for a new future

Financial disciplines and
allocation of funds

Working capital and return on funds employed


Developing lean, flexible structures to take business in entirely new directions. Nimble unblinkered organisations have the best chance of success in a changing world

Medium-term target

Real organic growth in earnings across all businesses