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WOW 2017 Highlights in Numbers

Despite a challenging economic environment, Who Owns Whom had a successful 2017.

– 21 local and international corporations became new Who Owns Whom clients.

– WOWEB introduced more than 30 new features based on customer requests. These were made available at no additional cost. The most notable features included the introduction of:

  • The Watchlist and Alert functionality;
  • Company size indicators;
  • Politically Exposed Person (PEP) flags associated with relevant directors;
  • The shareholding and directorship associations of individuals;
  • TakeOver Talk category, transaction status and search enhancements;
  • Additional BEE data categories and analyses; and
  • Additional filter and display criteria in Report Generator.

– Significant focus on the growth of our SME database means that SMEs now account for 53% of the active profiled companies that are classified by size.

– Growth in the WOW database:

  • Profiled companies: 8%
  • Branches: 14%
  • Directors & Management: 7%
  • South African and African company ownership: 12%

The latest 19 published industry reports and reports currently allocated and in the editing process are listed below.