Industrial conglomerate Bidvest, the operations of which span from cleaning services to property interests, has upped its interim dividend and remains on the hunt for acquisitions, after getting a boost from Covid-19 related demand for better hygiene.

The group, which is confident in its ability to scale up existing operations, was looking for new opportunities and bolt-on acquisitions after a robust performance and market share gains in the six months to end-December, CEO Mpumi Madisa said on Monday...

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