FHL is a major player in the Building & Construction industry through its subsidiaries, Basic Industries, Standard Concrete, Humes Industries and Pacific Cement. While holding approximately 8% of the Portfolio to date, this sectors provides Fiji and the Pacific with cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, pre-cast concrete, and blocks to name a few of our products.
FHL is proud to be a major player in the tourism industry in Fiji through its subsidiaries, South Sea Cruises and Blue Lagoon Cruises. These investments make up approximately 22% of the Portfolio to date and provides FHL with a solid platform to further expand its reach in the future.
FHL is proud to support the financial market in Fiji through its subsidiaries, Merchant Finance, Fijian Holdings Unit Trust, FHL Stockbrokers, FHL Fund Management Ltd. These investments make up approximately 20% of the Portfolio to date and continues to grow especially with Merchant Finance slogan “Talk to Us First” and Fijian Holdings Unit Trust slogan “While I Live, I Grow”.
FHL is a major player in the Manufacturing industry in Fiji through its subsidiary, Pacific Cement and associate company, Golden Manufacturing Limited. With both being a largest suppliers of cement and corrugated boxes, these investments make up approximately 8% of the Portfolio to date.
FHL is a major player in the Property industry in Fiji through its subsidiary, FHL Properties Limited. While holding approximately 10% of the Portfolio to date, this sector provides property management services, real estate services and property development. FHL looks forward to making another investment into this sector through it FHL Towers Project a 14 storey commercial complex in Suva.
Who can Invest in FHL?
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It is a pleasure to write to you at the end of another exciting year of strong performance in our journey towards achieving our vision. I think the theme of our annual report, “Broadening the horizon for growth” captures well of our current key initiatives which illustrate the importance of the multifaceted nature of business today. We need a great and healthy team to deliver strong results, the capital to enable us to take bold steps and to ensure we are having a positive impact on our society and environment.
As a conglomerate with exposure to different sectors of the economy, diversity has always been one of our greatest strengths, especially in the face of challenges posed by external environment. The period under review witnessed growth across the sectors we operate, while we focussed on disposing loss-making strategic business units.
Profits and success depends on value, but our understanding of value often takes too much for granted, failing to recognise what it is and the changing context within which its created and preserved. This is why it is important to consciously relook at what we doing and what we planning to do. When we reach a potential optimum point, it is wise to divest investments in the same way to acquire investments when it has potential to grow.
Fijian Holdings Ltd has long been recognized as one of the most successful and dynamic conglomerates in Fiji having regional presence. Since its humble beginning in 1984, it has been evolving and setting new benchmarks and opening new frontiers. Last year, FHL became the first listed entity in Fiji to recruit Independent Directors for subsidiaries through a public advertisements. It was followed by first to do six-month Audit review by independent external auditors. We hope to continue the trend. We will continue to lead where it matters.
Fijian Holdings Group recorded a consolidated revenue of $ 293 million reflecting growth of 15% over the preceding 12 months. If discontinued operations are included, this could have been more than $ 314 million. Consolidated post-tax profit reached $ 25.88 million for the 12 months ending 30 June 2016, compared to $18.48 million achieved in the previous 12 months. This represents a growth of 40%.
Total group assets grew by only 3% to reach $475 million while total liabilities grew marginally by 1% to $257 million. Group experienced a healthy net cash flow operating activities of $52.74 million for the current period, an increase of 143% compared to previous 12 months. Group’s recorded a commendable Return on Net assets of 9.3% for current period. It is also important to note, the group paid $24.17 million to the Government in the form of tax, duties and other dues compared to $25.46 million paid during the previous year.