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Best & Less Group Holdings Ltd (BST)

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Snapshot

BST's Principal Activity is the holding company for an Australia and New Zealand based value apparel retail business operating the "Best & Less" brand in Australia and the "Postie" brand in New Zealand.

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vs ASX 200 (1yr) +13.90%

Size

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ASX Rank 606 of 2,427
Sector Rank 53 of 150

Key Fundamentals

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Sector Consumer Cyclical
Similar Companies TRA / RBL / MYR
EPS $0.00
DPS $0.11
Book Value Per Share $0.00

Broker Consensus

Breakdown 4 Buy · 1 Hold · 0 Sell
Recommendation Strong Buy
Last Updated 01/06/22

Announcements

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Corporate Overview

Best & Less Group Holdings Ltd (BST) s a value apparel specialty retailer with a 250 physical store in Australia and New Zealand and an online platform across its two brands: Best & Less (in Australia) and Postie (in New Zealand).

Incorporation Details

No incorporation details available.

Corporate Details

Head Office Leichhardt NSW 2040
Website www.bestandlessgroup.com.au
Registry Link Market Services
Auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers Securities Ltd
Date Listed 26 Jul 2021

Upcoming Calendar (Forecasted)

Date Event
25/08/2022 Report (Prelim)
21/10/2022 Report (Annual)
21/02/2023 Report (Interim)

Dividend History

DPS and Yield calculations use the Pay Date.

Ex-Date Amount Franking Gross Type Payable
14/03/2022 $0.11 100% $0.1571 Interim 31/03/2022

See Upcoming Dividends for all ASX companies.

Key Data
DPS(TTM) $0.11
Gross DPS(TTM) $0.1571
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DRP No
DRP Features -

Directors & Management

Directors & Management

Name Title Since Bio
Mr Brett Blundy Non-Executive Director Oct 2021

Mr Brett Blundy

Non-Executive Director

Mr Blundy is the Chairman and Founder of BBRC, a private investment group with diverse global interest across retail, capital management, retail property, agriculture, and other innovative ventures. He is currently Chairman of Lovisa Group (ASX:LOV) and a non-executive director of Accent Group Limited (ASX:AX1).

Mr Timothy (Tim) James Dodd Alternate Director Oct 2021

Mr Timothy (Tim) James Dodd

Alternate Director

Mr Dodd serves as the Global CFO of BBRC, covering all investments and operations worldwide. He has over 30 years of experience in financial and operational roles across the banking, funds management, real estate and investment sectors and has worked in both publicly listed and private enterprises in Australia. He is currently an alternate non-executive director for Accent Group Limited.

Mr Christopher (Chris) Koeck Alternate Director Aug 2021

Mr Christopher (Chris) Koeck

Alternate Director

Mr Koeck is an Investment Director at Allegro Funds where he has been a member of the investment team since 2014. Chris worked on Allegro's initial acquisition of the Best & Less Group in 2019 and was previously a director of the business prior to the listing on the ASX. Chris has over 10 years' experience in finance and M&A and prior to joining Allegro worked at PwC. Chris is currently an alternate non-executive director of Journey Beyond and was previously a non-executive director of Ngahuia Group and Best & Less Group.

Mr Stephen Michael Heath Non-Executive Director Jun 2021

Mr Stephen Michael Heath

Non-Executive Director

Mr Heath has 32 years of experience in retail and is focuses on consumer goods brand management. Stephen is currently Chair of Temple & Webster, Glasshouse Fragrances and Shiro Holdings. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Redhill Education and previously a Non-Executive Director of Total Tools. Prior to his non-executive career, Stephen spent 16 years as CEO of iconic Australian consumer brands, including Rebel Sport, Godfreys and Fantastic Holdings. He also Chairman of the People Committee and member of the Risk Committee of the BST.

Ms Melinda Frances Snowden Non-Executive Director Jun 2021

Ms Melinda Frances Snowden

Non-Executive Director

Ms Snowden has 27 years of experience in finance. Melinda is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of WAM Leaders, and Sandon Capital Investments and Megaport and a Non-Executive Director of Our Ark Mutual. Melinda has held previous non-executive roles at MLC, Vita Group, Mercer Investments (Australia) and Kennards Self Storage. Prior to her non-executive career, she held investment banking roles with Grant Samuel, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. She is also Chairman of the Risk Committee of BST.

Ms Colleen Margaret Callander Non-Executive Director Jun 2021

Ms Colleen Margaret Callander

Non-Executive Director

Ms Callander has 30 years of fashion retail experience with 13 of those years as CEO of two of Australia's fashion brands - Sportsgirl and Sussan. Colleen also has a knowledge and experience in building brands, creating a winning culture and building environments. Colleen is also a member of the Starlight Victorian Advisory Board and an Ambassador for The Children's Cancer institute. She is also member of the People Committee of the BST.

Mr Jason Murray Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director Mar 2021

Mr Jason Murray

Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director

Mr Murray first joined Best & Less Group in February 2012 as Managing Director (when the Group was known as Pepkor South East Asia). He left the business in October 2018 and then re-joined in December 2019 when the business was acquired by Allegro Funds. Jason's previous experience includes eight years at The Just Group, including as CEO and Managing Director for the last four and a half years, and over ten years with the global management consulting company McKinsey & Co. Jason also has experience leadership, strategy development and transformation of retail businesses. He is also member of the Risk Committee of the BST.

Mr Fay Bou Non-Executive Director Jul 2020

Mr Fay Bou

Non-Executive Director

Mr Bou is a Managing Director at Allegro Funds and is a member of its Investment Committee. Fay led Allegro's acquisition of the Best & Less Group in 2019. Fay has 18 years of experience in finance and strategy in Australia, the U.S. and Asia, working for firms including Pacific Equity Partners, Babcock & Brown and PAG. Fay is a Non-Executive Director of The Interiors Group and Endeavour Learning Group and was previously Chair of Ngahuia Group. He is also member of the People Committee of the BST.

Mr Rodney Orrock Chief Executive Officer N/A
Mr Andrew (John) Moore Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary N/A
Andrew (John) Moore Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary N/A

Director Interests

The current holdings of BST directors.

Director Last Notice Direct Shares Indirect Shares Options Convertibles
Timothy (Tim) Dodd 19/10/2021 23,148 N/A N/A N/A
Brett Blundy 19/10/2021 N/A 20,618,556 N/A N/A
Colleen Callander 24/06/2021 N/A 34,722 N/A N/A
Melinda Snowden 24/06/2021 27,777 N/A N/A N/A
Stephen Heath 24/06/2021 N/A 46,296 N/A N/A
Jason Murray 10/03/2021 N/A 10,368,021 N/A N/A
Fay Bou 29/07/2020 N/A 69,444 N/A N/A
Christopher (Chris) Koeck N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Shareholder Info

Top 20 Shareholders

Data supplied by Morningstar and accurate on Jul 22, 2021.

It's not possible to publish a real-time Top 20 Shareholder list. Companies are not obliged to report this data (with the exception of Substantial Shareholders above 5%). If a company chooses to publish the data, it's usually once a year in their Annual Report.

All data is manually compiled so there might be a delay between the Annual Report being published and the data appearing on Market Index (<7 days for ASX 300 and up to 30 days for micro-caps).

Name Shares Capital
Allegro Fund III Lp 50,621,544 40.38%
BBRC International Pte. Ltd. 20,618,556 16.45%
Bignor Family Pty Ltd 10,368,021 8.27%
Romeo Echo Oscar Investments Pty Ltd 4,758,440 3.80%
Allegro Services III D Pty Ltd 3,978,935 3.17%
National Nominees Limited 2,928,070 2.34%
Antelope Corporate Solutions Pty Ltd 2,478,354 1.98%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 2,393,342 1.91%
Accbell Nominees Pty Ltd 2,369,585 1.89%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 2,276,394 1.82%
Washington H Soul Pattinson And Company Limited 1,388,889 1.11%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 1,162,302 0.93%
Lily Aforo Addo 744,745 0.59%
Vanessa Noy Enterprises Pty Ltd 693,939 0.55%
Annik Pty Ltd 619,588 0.49%
Joseph Van Dyk 574,978 0.46%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 543,982 0.43%
Andrea Kenworthy 483,279 0.39%
Double Jay Group Holdings Pty Ltd (Kimberley Superannuation A/C) 465,000 0.37%
Janine Van Deventer 464,691 0.37%

Shareholder Distribution

As reported in the most recent Annual Report.

Holding Size 1 - 1,000 1,001 - 5,000 5,001 - 10,000 10,001 - 100,000 100,001+ Total
No. of Shareholders 837 172 166 299 43 1,517

Substantial Shareholders

No Substantial Shareholders for BST in our database.

Shareholders Buying

12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.

Date Name Bought Previous % New %
15-12-21 Grahger Retail Securities Pty Ltd 1,705,673 5.07 6.43
01-11-21 Grahger Retail Securities Pty Ltd 6,360,351 -- 5.07

Shareholders Selling

12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.

No sell transactions reported by Substantial Shareholders in the past 12 months.

Historical Data

Share Price History

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Historical Data

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