Dubai-based private education provider seeks JSE listing, plans to take on SA educators - CEO insights

The pool of stocks available for investment on the Johannesburg stock exchange has been steadily shrinking over the past decade, with companies complaining about red tape, costs and illiquidity. A Dubai-based education company is bucking this trend. Joining Jackie Cameron, for BizNews, on the line from the UAE is Mr Radhakrishnan Nair, CEO of Athena Education, to talk about why his company is seeking a listing on the JSE and what shareholders might find attractive about the stock. He also provides hints that there are plans to take-over local schools that aren't performing optimally as Athena expands aggressively across SA, India and MENA.
26 May 2021 1AM English South Africa Investing · Business News

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