Bidvest Namibia was initially incorporated in Namibia under the name “Crown Mills Namibia (Pty) Ltd” on 5 July 1989.
On 11 February 1993 the company changed its name to “Crown National Namibia (Pty) Limited.
23 January 2007, the company changed its name to Bidvest Namibia (Pty) Limited. Bidvest Namibia (Pty) Ltd was converted into a public company, “Bidvest Namibia Limited”, on the 24 May 2007. The Company was dormant from incorporation until 30 June 2007.
Listed on the Namibian Stock Exchange 26 October 2009
Increase of local ownership from 34% to 48%
Investment in fleet addition MFV Jupiter
Invested in a training centre, Talent Development Centre (TDC) in Walvis Bay
Acquisition of the entire shareholding in Taeuber & Corssen SWA (Pty) Limited (“T&C”)
Fleet investment MFV Ocean Fresh
Established Bidvest Namibia Steiner
Investment into the Bidvest Namibia Cup
Acquisition of ProTrade Agencies as part of the Food & Distribution Division
Fleet investment in MVF Deolinda for UFE
Launch of Bidvest Namibia Enterprise Development Fund for assisting SME’s
49 % shareholding acquisition of Namibia Bureau de Change
Bidvest Namibia acquires Novel Motor Company effective 31 July 2015.
Bidvest Prestige, focussed on cleaning services is established.