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Company Overview of Imara Holdings Limited

Company Overview

Imara Holdings Limited provides asset management, corporate finance, stock broking, and trust administration and custodial services in Botswana, British Virgin Islands, South Africa, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Asset Management, Corporate Finance, Stockbroking, and Trust Administration & Custodial Services. The Asset Management segment manages assets on behalf of Zambian institutional investors and high net worth individuals in both Zambia and offshore capital markets; provides treasury advisory services for companies; and also serves as an investment manager to various collective investment schemes. The Corporate Finance segment prov...

Unit 6, Second Floor

Morojwa Mews

Plot 74770, Western Commercial Road

New Central Business District



Founded in 1938

204 Employees


267 318 8710


267 319 1767

Key Executives for Imara Holdings Limited

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Imara Holdings Limited Key Developments

Imara Holdings Limited Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended October 31, 2014

Imara Holdings Limited reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended October 31, 2014. For the quarter, revenue was BWP 107,407,130 against BWP 92,449,614 a year ago. Total income was BWP 114,620,026 against BWP 104,670,586 a year ago. Operating profit was BWP 14,535,249 against BWP 8,926,689 a year ago. Profit before tax for the period /year was BWP 16,100,312 against BWP 9,106,344 a year ago. Profit for the period /year was BWP 10,937,895 against BWP 5,899,290 a year ago. Profit for the period /year - attributable to equity holders of the parent was BWP 9,022,109 against BWP 3,149,279 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were BWP 14.57 against BWP 5.15 a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was BWP 2,576,519 against net cash from operating activities of BWP 13,181,609 a year ago.

Imara Holdings Limited Provides Earnings Guidance for the Six Months Ended October 31, 2014

Imara Holdings Limited provided earnings guidance for the six months ended October 31, 2014. The company expects its financial results for the six months ended October 31, 2014 to reflect a profit of more than 10% above the after tax profit of BWP 5,899,290 and the total comprehensive profit of BWP 6,219,450 reported for the corresponding period ended 31st October 2013.

Imara Holdings Limited Announces Changes to the Composition of the Board

Imara Holdings Limited announced the following changes to the composition of its Board of Directors. Mr. G?nter Zeno Steffens, OBE, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board with effect from 16 October 2014. He succeeds Michael Ndoro, who has held the Chairmanship since September 2009. At the company’s Annual General Meeting on 16 October 2014, Mr. Ndoro elected not to stand for re-election as a non-executive director due to increased personal business commitments. He therefore retired as a director with effect from this date. Two other non-executive directors, Adam Fleming and Gary Johns, also stepped down from the Board. They have been members of the Imara Board since July 2003 and November 2008, respectively. The appointment of new non-executive directors will be announced in due course.

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