Scott & Co
Acquired in 2007, Scott & Co is a leading importer and distributer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), pharmaceuticals and healthcare products in Mauritius. Brands such as Nespresso, Heineken, Pernod Ricard, Smith & Nephew and many more international blue-chip names make up its portfolio of brands. Scott & Co also have a retailing arm which operate four pharmacies and two Wine and Spirits shops. Established in 1830, Scott & Co is one of the oldest companies operating in Mauritius and today employs over 200 staff and is ranked among the top 100 most profitable companies in Mauritius.
The Brand House
Acquired in 2016, TheBrandhouse is the leading distributor and retailer of home appliances and consumer electronics in Mauritius. Founded in 1930, it is one of the most reputable importers and distributors in the country. Today, TheBrandHouse owns and manages a portfolio of brands, leaders in their respective fields of activity as well as operating a nationwide network of 23 multi-brand retail stores called Galaxy. Galaxy has also launched its online buying platform www.galaxy.mu to keep up with the ever-evolving retail market. TheBrandHouse markets and distributes top international brands such as Samsung, Panasonic, Beko, Zanussi, Black and Decker, Elba, Alcatel, Galanz. In addition, the brand house owns and operates the accredited service centre for the brands it represents. TheBrandHouse is ranked among the top 100 most profitable companies in Mauritius.
Since 2012, Scott Investments has a 26% stake in Cim Group. Cim group operates two clusters, namely Property and Finance. The bulk of the earnings is generated by the finance cluster which provides financial services such as credit purchase, credit cards, leasing, factoring and personal loans. Cim Group employs over 500 people and is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius. In terms of market capitalisation, it is consistently ranked in the stock exchange of Mauritius’ top ten largest companies.
Real Estate and Private Equity investments
Scott Investments has a portfolio of circa USD 10 million invested in international and local real estate and Private Equity. These investments are frequently reviewed and are mainly held for diversification purposes.