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Last 19,646
Change Today -334.00 / -1.67%
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Imperial Holdings Limited provides logistics, vehicle importing, distribution, dealerships, retail, and rental services; and aftermarket parts and vehicle related financial services in South Africa, rest of Africa, and internationally. The company’s Logistics Africa segment provides logistics services, including supply chain management of consumer goods and pharmaceuticals. Its Logistics International segment offers logistics solutions, which comprise contract logistics, warehousing, inland waterway shipping, and container port management services; and contract manufacturing services in the chemical industry. The company’s Vehicle Import, Distribution and Dealerships segment imports and distributes passenger and commercial vehicles, industrial equipment, and motorcycles. This segment retails vehicles through 239 dealerships in South Africa, including 126 owned and 113 franchised, as well as through 6 dealerships in Australia. Its Vehicle Retail, Rental and Aftermarket Parts segment owns and operates dealerships in South Africa and the United Kingdom. This segment retails new and pre-owned passenger vehicles through 86 dealerships; retails commercial vehicles; repairs and maintains vehicles; provides car rental services; imports and distributes vehicle parts and accessories; and manufactures and sells caravans, canopies, and accessories. The company’s Insurance and Motor- Related Financial Services segment provides insurance products for passenger and commercial vehicles; extended warranties; credit insurance; commercial goods-in-transit insurance coverage; life insurance products; funeral policies; and affinity products. This segment also offers vehicle service contracts and maintenance products; vehicle leasing services; and vehicle recovery systems and roadside assistance, as well as vehicle finance and maintenance leasing services, and other fleet management solutions. Imperial Holdings Limited was founded in 1947 and is based in Bedfordview, South Africa.

52,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/15
Founded in 1947

imperial holdings ltd (IPL) Top Compensated Officers

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Total Annual Compensation: R8.8M
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Total Annual Compensation: R6.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

imperial holdings ltd (IPL) Key Developments

Imperial Holdings Limited Reports Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Imperial Holdings Limited reported earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. The company noted that total income from continuing operations was $24.8 million for the three months ended December 31, 2014 compared to a total income from continuing operations of $6.5 million for the same period in 2013. The increase was primarily due to the gain associated with the purchase of 14 policies during the quarter and an improvement in the fair value of the company's investments in life settlements. The company reported net income from continuing operations of $8.7 million, or $0.32 per fully diluted share for the three months ended December 31, 2014, compared to a net income of $3.9 million, or $0.18 per fully diluted share, for the same period in 2013. Total income from continuing operations was $43.8 million for the twelve months ended December 31, 2014, compared to $89.1 million for the same period in 2013. The company reported a net loss from continuing operations of $5.2 million, or $0.24 per fully diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2014, compared to net income of $51.8 million or $2.44 per fully diluted share for the same period in 2013.

Imperial Holdings Limited Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2014

Imperial Holdings Limited reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company's revenue was ZAR 56,234 million against ZAR 51,357 million a year ago. Operating profit was ZAR 2,872 million against ZAR 3,166 million a year ago. Profit before tax was ZAR 2,156 million against ZAR 2,620 million a year ago. Net profit attributable to owners of the company was ZAR 1,426 million or 736 cents per diluted share against ZAR 1,734 million or 878 cents per diluted share a year ago. Diluted headline EPS was 756 against 813 cents a year ago. Diluted core earnings per share were 800 cents against 915 cents a year ago. Cash generated by operations was ZAR 2,044 million against ZAR 1,532 million a year ago. Expansion capital expenditure ­ excluding rental assets was ZAR 806 million against ZAR 1,015 million a year ago. Return on equity of the group was 17%.

Imperial Holdings Announces Board Appointments

Imperial Holdings announced the appointment of Messrs Peter Cooper and Graham Wayne Dempster to the board. Until recently Mr. Cooper served as the Chief Executive Officer and Financial Director of RMB Holdings Limited and Rand Merchant Insurance Holdings Ltd. His early career was in the financial services sector, first as a tax consultant and later specializing in corporate and structured finance with UAL Merchant Bank. He joined Rand Merchant Bank in 1992 as a structured finance specialist and transferred to RMB Holdings in 1997, where he was appointed to the Board in 1999. His experience includes that of a non-executive Director of Discovery Limited and Glenrand M.I.B Ltd. He is currently a non-executive director of RMH, RMI, RMB Structured Insurance and Outsurance, and an alternate director of Firstrand. Mr. Dempster is currently an executive director of Nedbank Group Limited and Nedbank Limited and was the Chief Operating Officer until 31 December 2014. He has over 30 years' service in the Nedbank Group and will reach his formal retirement date in May 2015. He is a past Managing Director of Nedbank Corporate having joined the group in 1980 in the Corporate Finance Division of UAL Merchant Bank. He is currently a non-executive Director of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated and Telkom. The appointments are effective from 24 February 2015.


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