From a small private concern founded in 1952, Basil Read Holdings Limited (JSE BSR) has grown to become one of South Africa’s leading construction companies and a JSE-listed blue chip investment since its listing in 1987. It offers services across the full spectrum of the construction industry, spanning buildings, opencast mining, road construction and civil engineering.
In 2005, Basil Read reached a milestone by becoming the first black empowerment construction company, and continues to be the leading empowerment company in its sector. Basil Read also enjoys the competitive advantage of a long-standing partnership with global construction groups Bouygues Travaux Publics SA.
Even in tough economic conditions, Basil Read is still delivering outstanding investor returns with earnings well above expectations. If you’re looking for a solid investment that’s bucking current market trends, get bullish about Basil Read.