Mark Sorour’s wife buys ZAR494 million worth of Naspers’ shares

Mark Sorour

Mrs D Sorour, the wife of Mark Sorour, the current Chief Investment Officer at Naspers has just purchased about ZAR494, 407,011 worth of shares in the company.

Naspers made the disclosure in its SENS announcement. The transaction was executed on the 30th of December, 2016. Total units bought was 245 at ZAR2,017,9878 per unit of ordinary shares.

Mark Sorour joined the Naspers group in 1994, heading up business development and corporate finance throughout Africa, the Middle East,Thailand, China, Europe, USA and Asia.


Following assignments located in Hong Kong and Amsterdam, he returned to Cape Town in 2002 as the group chief investment officer. Since then he has had global responsibility for equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions activities.

Mr Sorour is a qualified chartered accountant (SA) holding a BCom and DipAcc. On 16 April 2014 he was appointed alternate executive director on the Naspers board and then an executive director on 15 January 2015.