LexisNexis South Africa, part of RELX Group, has agreed to purchase Korbitec (Pty) Ltd from the Naspers Group for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is subject to approval by the South African Competition Commission. Korbitec is a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions for South African property professionals, with two leading products, GhostConvey and Windeed, in addition to its Banking and Municipal services divisions. The business has its head office in Cape Town and has a major presence in Johannesburg with smaller satellite offices in Durban, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein and East London. Korbitec has about 290 employees.
The transaction leaves Naspers to focus on its remaining South African property interests in Property24, the leading South African property portal, and in PayProp, a property rental payment switch.
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