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  • 1912 aims to provide its customers with differentiated and competitive value propositions

  • 1912 aims to provide its customers with differentiated and competitive value propositions

  • 1912 aims to provide its customers with differentiated and competitive value propositions

  • 1912 aims to provide its customers with differentiated and competitive value propositions

We are building a strong record of delivering superior returns .

1912 Holdings Group, through its portfolio of integrated IT, Disability and Restaurant services businesses, operates in South Africa. The group’s building a strong track record of delivering superior returns to shareholders and wants to achieve this through a combination of organic growth, acquisitions, innovation, and the creation of completely new businesses.

IT Solutions

Dynamically disintermediate technically sound technologies with compelling quality vectors and error-free communities.

Disability Services

Provide excellent disability service with cost – effective solutions and to encourage accessibility through innovation and to show that assistive technology is not out of reach for anyone as well as to also affirm that accessibility is possible for everyone.

Food & Beverages

There is no love more sincere than the love of food. We recognise this and want to share our food with our customers, shareholder and communities. .

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A holding company is a type of business entity that exists primarily to own and control other companies, called subsidiaries. The purpose of a holding company is to manage the ownership of its subsidiaries without directly engaging in the day-to-day operations of those businesses.

Holding companies typically do not produce goods or services themselves but rather own controlling interests in other companies that do. By owning these other companies, the holding company can exercise control over their operations, assets, and liabilities.

The advantages of a holding company structure include reduced risk, increased diversification, lower costs, and improved tax efficiency. Holding companies are often used by large corporations, wealthy individuals, and families to manage their assets and investments, as well as to provide a level of asset protection and liability shielding.

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A holding company is a type of business that owns and controls a group of separate operating companies, often through the ownership of stocks or assets. The primary function of a holding company is to manage the financial and legal affairs of its subsidiaries, rather than producing goods or services itself.

On the other hand, an operating company is a business that engages in the production and sale of goods or services as its primary activity. It typically has its own management, employees, physical assets, and operations.

While a holding company may have an ownership stake in one or more operating companies, it does not typically engage directly in day-to-day operations or produce its own products or services. Instead, it exists primarily to provide strategic direction, financial oversight, and legal support for its subsidiary businesses.

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A holding company can acquire subsidiary companies through a number of ways:

  1. Acquisition through purchase: The holding company can purchase the subsidiary company outright with cash or stock.

  2. Merger: The holding company can merge with the subsidiary company, combining both companies into one entity.

  3. Spin-off: The holding company can spin off a subsidiary company into a separate entity and then acquire it.

  4. Leveraged buyout (LBO): The holding company can use debt to finance the acquisition of the subsidiary company.

  5. Joint venture: The holding company can enter into a joint venture agreement with the subsidiary company to pool resources and share risks and profits.

  6. Asset purchase: The holding company can purchase specific assets or divisions of the subsidiary company rather than acquiring the entire company.

The method of acquisition will depend on factors such as the size and financial health of the subsidiary company, the strategic goals of the holding company, and market conditions. It is important for the holding company to conduct due diligence and carefully evaluate the potential risks and benefits of any acquisition before proceeding.

Setting up a holding company in South Africa can have various tax implications, depending on the specific details of the company's operations and structure. Here are some general considerations: Corporate Income Tax (CIT): All companies in South Africa are required to pay CIT on their taxable income. The current CIT rate is 28%. Dividends Tax: If the holding company pays dividends to its shareholders, it will be subject to Dividends Tax at a rate of 20%. However, there may be exceptions or reduced rates if certain conditions are met. Capital Gains Tax (CGT): If the holding company sells any assets, it may be liable for CGT on the capital gain. The current CGT rate for companies is also 28%. Thin Capitalisation Rules: South Africa has thin capitalisation rules that limit the amount of debt financing that a company can have relative to its equity. This is aimed at preventing companies from excessively using debt to reduce their taxable income. If the holding company has excessive debt, it may not be able to deduct all of the interest paid on that debt for tax purposes. Transfer Pricing Rules: If the holding company has transactions with related parties (e.g. subsidiaries), it will need to comply with South Africa's transfer pricing rules. These rules require that transactions between related parties be conducted at arm's length prices to ensure that profits are not artificially shifted to low-tax jurisdictions. It is important to note that the above is not an exhaustive list of all the tax implications of setting up a holding company in South Africa. It is recommended that you consult with a tax professional who can provide tailored advice based on your specific situation.

The board of directors in a holding company typically has several important roles and responsibilities. First and foremost, the board is responsible for providing strategic direction to the holding company and its subsidiaries. This includes setting overall goals and objectives, determining business strategies, and overseeing major corporate decisions.

In addition, the board of directors is responsible for ensuring that the holding company and its subsidiaries are operating in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. This includes monitoring financial performance, reviewing financial reports, and making sure that the company is adhering to ethical standards.

Another key role of the board of directors is to hire and oversee senior management, including the CEO and other top executives. The board is responsible for setting executive compensation, evaluating performance, and ensuring that the company has strong leadership in place to guide it toward success.

Overall, the board of directors plays a critical role in the governance and oversight of a holding company, helping to ensure that it operates effectively and ethically, while also maximizing shareholder value.

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