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Transaction Announcement

On 20 September, 2016, certain entities in the Edcon Group and certain of the Edcon Group’s creditors, accounting for 80% of the outstanding principal amount of the secured debt of the Edcon Group, provided signatures in respect of a lock-up agreement (the “LUA”), pursuant to which the parties to the LUA will agree to the key terms of a comprehensive restructuring of the Edcon Group’s entire capital structure (the “Restructuring”), including a significant decrease in the outstanding amount of third-party debt of Edcon Limited (“Edcon”) and a transfer of control over the Edcon Group’s operating companies from Bain Capital to certain of the Edcon Group’s existing creditors (the “Control Transfer”). The LUA is expected to become binding shortly, subject to the satisfaction to certain conditions precedent.

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Unaudited trading update For the 52 weeks ended 26 march 2016 and for the 13 weeks ended 25 June 2016

Edcon Holdings Limited (together with its subsidiaries, “the Group” or “Edcon” or “we” or “us”) is southern Africa’s largest non-food retailer. We have been in operation for more than 80 years and have expanded our footprint to 1,542 stores as at 26 March 2016, including 213 stores in eight countries outside of South Africa. During the current financial period, we operated our business under four principal operating divisions comprising nine key store chains as well as mono-branded stores throughout southern Africa.

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Latest Results

Q3 - December 2015

Period Announcement Presentation
Q3 - December 2015 PDF [664KB] PDF [1MB]

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Our History

1929 - The first Edgars store opens its doors in Joubert Street, Johannesburg on 6 September

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Working at Edcon

People, who are action-oriented, smart, exude dynamism and savvy, thrive in a diverse environment and exploit opportunities to grow and develop...

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Interactive Five Year History

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Our Stores

Our retail businesses are structured under three divisions: Edgars division, including Edgars, Boardmans, Edgars Active, Edgars Shoe Gallery, Red Square and the Group’s mono-branded stores such as Topshop Topman, Tom Tailor, Dune, Lucky, T.M. Lewin, Lipsy, Salsa, River Island, Vince Camuto, Calvin Klein, Inglot, La Senza and Accessorize whose products, are also available through Edgars stores, serves principally middle and upper income markets; Discount division including Jet, JetMart and Legit, serves principally middle to lower income markets; and CNA, the Group’s stationery, books, games, movies, music, hi-tech electronics and mobile retailer. The Edcon Credit and financial services division provides credit and insurance products to the Group’s customers. With the launch of its “Thank U” loyalty programme, Edcon now has the largest retail customer database in South Africa with more than 12 million customers, which enables it to provide customers with relevant offers across its suite of retail and financial services products; this programme includes all mono-branded stores in South Africa.

  • Edgars
  • Jet
  • CNA
  • Red Square
  • Edgars Active
  • Boardmans