MultiChoice Group Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1995

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 7,100


  • Stock Symbol
  • MCG

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 7

  • Share Price
  • $6.25
  • (As of Friday Closing)

MultiChoice Group General Information


MultiChoice Group Ltd is an entertainment company providing video entertainment to the African Markets. It provides its content through Direct To Home (DTH), Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) and online video entertainment services. The entertainment platforms of the company include GOtv, Showmax, DStv, and others. Its geographical segment includes South Africa; the Rest of Africa as well as the Technology segment. The company derives a majority of its revenue from South Africa.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Naspers' Video Entertainment business
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Broadcasting, Radio and Television
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • PO Box 1502
  • Randburg, 2125
  • South Africa

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MultiChoice Group Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$6.25 $6.32 $3.39 - $6.51 $2.68B 428M 1.54M -$0.58

MultiChoice Group Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 30-Sep-2023 FY 2023 31-Mar-2023 FY 2022 31-Mar-2022 FY 2021 31-Mar-2021
EV 2,206,468 3,479,951 4,187,605 4,084,399
Revenue 3,225,598 3,469,889 3,710,037 3,253,311
EBITDA 37,125 1,153,305 1,672,539 1,468,497
Net Income (249,017) (204,059) 91,206 131,809
Total Assets 2,558,829 2,670,968 2,952,068 2,836,739
Total Debt 1,103,403 1,207,461 1,136,906 1,092,796
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MultiChoice Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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MultiChoice Group Comparisons

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MultiChoice Group Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
The Walt Disney Company (Indian Streaming and Television Business) Pending Transaction (M&A) India 000000&0
eTV (South Africa) Corporation Cape Town, South Africa 0000
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MultiChoice Group Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Calvo Mawela Group Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Marc Jury Chief Executive Officer
Tim Jacobs Chief Financial Officer
Werner Rensburg Group Chief Financial Officer
Nyiko Shiburi Chief Technology Officer
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MultiChoice Group Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
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MultiChoice Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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MultiChoice Group Investments & Acquisitions (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Namola 22-Sep-2022 0000000000 Application Software 00000 000
Michanic 29-Jul-2022 00000 0000 00000 Automotive
AURA (Business/Productivity Software) 16-Nov-2021 00000 0000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software 00000 000
Betking 10-Jun-2021 000000000 00000 Entertainment Software
Whoosh (South Africa) 13-Apr-2021 Accelerator/Incubator Financial Software 00000 000
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MultiChoice Group Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
ShowMax Entertainment Software Johannesburg, South Africa 2015
Namola Application Software Stellenbosch, South Africa 0000
Irdeto IT Consulting and Outsourcing Hoofddorp, Netherlands 0000
DStv Digital Media Acquirer
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MultiChoice Group ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated March, 28, 2024

15.48 | Low Risk

Risk Scale

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MultiChoice Group FAQs

  • When was MultiChoice Group founded?

    MultiChoice Group was founded in 1995.

  • Who is the CEO of MultiChoice Group?

    Calvo Mawela and Marc Jury are the CEOs of MultiChoice Group.

  • Where is MultiChoice Group headquartered?

    MultiChoice Group is headquartered in Randburg, South Africa.

  • What is the size of MultiChoice Group?

    MultiChoice Group has 7,100 total employees.

  • What industry is MultiChoice Group in?

    MultiChoice Group’s primary industry is Broadcasting, Radio and Television.

  • Is MultiChoice Group a private or public company?

    MultiChoice Group is a Public company.

  • What is MultiChoice Group’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for MultiChoice Group is MCG.

  • What is the current stock price of MultiChoice Group?

    As of 24-May-2024 the stock price of MultiChoice Group is $6.25.

  • What is the current market cap of MultiChoice Group?

    The current market capitalization of MultiChoice Group is $2.68B.

  • What is MultiChoice Group’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for MultiChoice Group is $3.23B.

  • Who are MultiChoice Group’s competitors?

    The Walt Disney Company (Indian Streaming and Television Business) and eTV (South Africa) are competitors of MultiChoice Group.

  • What is MultiChoice Group’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    MultiChoice Group’s EPS for 12 months was -$0.58.

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