Afrikaans Annual Financial Statements




Prestigious awards received by group companies during the year included:

Projects by the Allegro All For Planet Foundation dominated the competition Ace of Business Responsibility, aiming to select the most interesting CSR initiatives in the Wielkopolska region. In an online poll, we were awarded the main prize for Ride for kilometres, Park in a favourable climate, and for Don’t be a redneck – eat veggies.
For the second year running, PayU received the Ekomers award for the best payment solution in Poland.
For the sixth year in a row, was ranked as this year’s strongest Polish household name in the commerce category, prepared by Rzeczpospolita, one of the leading daily newspapers in Poland. In the general list of top 100 Polish brands, Allegro is number seven.
According to a survey done by Antal International, the Allegro Group has been rated the most desired employer in Poland in the retail and ecommerce category. has been awarded Consumer’s Golden Laurel 2013, a prize for the most popular Polish products and brands. This award is especially valuable because Agito has been chosen upon surveys (including telephone ones) conducted among consumers from the whole country.
Ibibo Group won the DSCI Excellence Award 2013 for security in ecommerce.
Phanindra Sama, founder and CEO of redBus won the Forbes India Leadership Award in the category Outstanding Start-up.
Pratap K Singh, President, IT ibibo Group was selected as Top CIO 100 Awards 2013 winner.
BoxOffice Online received three awards during the year: a silver from the Bookmarks Awards for best display advertising, a silver from Assegai Awards for online search and display advertising, and a gold from Promax Awards for its Ninja advertisement as the best promo not using programme footage.
SuperSport was awarded best app of the year by MTN.
The DStv iPad app received a bronze from the Bookmarks Awards for the best tablet app and DStv also received a bronze for the best multi-platform publisher.
Via Afrika Education was named Sefika Educational Publisher of the Year for the third consecutive time.
SARIE won seven prizes at the annual Pica industry awards, including for Magazine of the Year and Editor of the Year (Michélle van Breda). Men’s Health was named International General Interest Magazine of the Year. Media24 Magazines scooped a total of 22 Pica Awards.
Beeld won the Frewin Trophy, Volksblad the McCall Trophy and City Press the Joel Mervis Trophy for design excellence at the annual Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards.