Clicks Group to present at the dbVIC – Deutsche Bank ADR Virtual Investor Conference on November 15, 2017

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Company invites individual and institutional investors, as well as advisors, to attend interactive, real-time virtual event

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 13, 2017 — Clicks Group (JSE:CLS) based in South Africa, and focused on retail-led healthcare, today announced that their Chief Financial Officer, Michael Fleming, will present at the dbVIC – Deutsche Bank American Depositary Receipt (ADR) Virtual Investor Conference on November 15, 2017.  This virtual investor conference is aimed exclusively at introducing global companies with ADR programs to investors.

DATE: November 15th, 2017
TIME:    11.00am ET

This will be a live, interactive online event where investors are invited to ask international companies their questions in real-time and to download a company's information in their “virtual trade booth” in the Exhibits section. If attendees are not able to join the event live on the day of the conference, an on-demand archive will be available for 90 days.

Participation is free of charge.

It is recommended that investors pre-register to save time and receive event updates.

Recent Company Highlights

  • Group turnover up 10.9%
  • Diluted HEPS up 14.5%
  • Total dividend up 18.4%
  • Return on equity of 44.1%

About Clicks Group

Founded in 1968, the group has been listed on the JSE since 1996. Following changes in South African legislation in 2003 to allow corporate pharmacy ownership, the group entered the retail pharmacy market with the opening of the first Clicks pharmacy in 2004.

The group is today a leader in the healthcare market where Clicks is the country's largest pharmacy chain with 473 in-store pharmacies and a 22.2% share of the retail pharmacy market. UPD has a 25.6% share of the private pharmaceutical wholesale market.

Clicks, Musica, The Body Shop, GNC and Claire's are market-leading brands and have a combined footprint of 795 stores, including 38 in the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland and Lesotho.  Clicks is South Africa's leading health and beauty retailer, offering value for money in convenient and appealing locations.

UPD is South Africa's leading full-range pharmaceutical wholesaler and the only one with a national presence. UPD was acquired in 2003 to provide the distribution capability for the group's healthcare strategy.

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