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The Omnia spirit underpins its service ethic, brings innovation to the fore, creates value for its customers and ensures integrity in all that it does.

The Omnia Group comprises a balanced and diversified range of complementary chemical services businesses with a broad geographic spread. The Group extracts operational synergies and efficiencies across its businesses. It has been in business since 1953 and is listed in the Chemicals sector of the Johannesburg Securities Exchange.

Audited results for the year ended 31 March 2021

  • Revenue stable^
    R17.8BN (FY20: R17.8BN)
  • Operating profit increased^
    R1.2BN (FY20: R744M)
  • Net interest decreased^
    R259M (FY20: R471M)
  • Profit after tax increased^
    R658M (FY20: R79M)
  • EBITDA increased^
    R2.1BN (FY20: R1.7BN excl. impairment)
  • Earnings per share increased^
    394 Cents (FY20: 64 Cents)
  • Headline earnings per share increased^
    391 Cents (FY20: 154 Cents)
  • Net asset value stable
    at R9.7BN (FY20: R9.7BN)
  • Net cash increased
    by R3.2BN to R1.3BN (FY20: R1.9BN Net debt)
  • Net working capital decreased
    to R3.0BN (FY20: R3.9BN)


Footprint map [map]

R1BN shareholder distribution ordinary dividend of 200 Cents per ordinary share (FY20: NIL Cents)

Special dividend of 400 Cents per ordinary share (FY20: NIL Cents)

^ Continuing operations


Evloving the future [emblem]


Omnia's Agriculture division, Omnia Nutriology, is the market leader in southern Africa and comprises Omnia Fertilizer and Omnia Specialities.

The division produces granular, liquid and speciality fertilisers for a broad customer base of farmers, co-operatives and wholesalers throughout southern and East Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil.


BME is the leading supplier of explosives to the South African open pit mining and quarrying industry. It offers ground breaking solutions to all its customers and has operations in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mali, Swaziland, Sierra Leone, Mauritania, Malawi, Senegal and Zambia. It also trades into Mozambique and the DRC.

Protea Mining Chemicals offers value-added services to complement a wide range of chemical products.


Protea Chemicals is a well-established manufacturer and distributor of speciality, functional and effect chemicals and polymers, with a major presence in every sector of the broader chemical distribution market. Operating throughout South Africa and widely across the African continent, the company represents a large number of domestic and international principals, counting among its suppliers many of the world's leading chemical producers.