Fastjet plc
Company Name:Fastjet plc Minimum fundraise:£0* High Share Price Bid:£0
Business Sector:Logistics and transport Total Funds Bid to Date:- Low Share Price Bid:£0
Auction period:24 Aug 2020 - 30 Sep 2020 Indicative Share Price:0.00 Average Share Price Bid:£0**
*The company will accept oversubscription.
**In the event of significant oversubscription, shares will be allocated to bids at the average price and above.

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Fastjet plc

Following the Company's Proposed Cancellation from Trading on AIM announcement, Fastjet has appointed Asset Match to operate an electronic off-market dealing service in the Ordinary shares should the resolution be passed.

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Company info

Fastjet plc is a multi-award-winning African value airline that began flight operations in 2012. Its awards include Leading African Low-Cost Carrier World Travel Awards 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, and Skytrax World Airline Awards Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa 2017.

Today, fastjet connects the three major cities in Zimbabwe by flying between Harare and Victoria Falls and Harare and Bulawayo. Internationally the airline offers flights from Harare and Bulawayo to Johannesburg in South Africa.

In October 2018, fastjet acquired an interest in FedAir, which provides unscheduled shuttle and charter services to the game lodges in the Southern Africa region.

Since commencing operations fastjet has flown over 3.5 million passengers and has established itself as a punctual, reliable, and affordable airline, with value-added services inclusive of free baggage allowance(s), airport lounge access, dedicated check-in and more according to the new fare attributes introduced across their network.

Auction Details


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Key People

Mark Hurst Chief Executive Officer (Interim)

Mark Hurst holds significant aviation experience with particular expertise in fleet management, aircraft sourcing and leasing as well as the development and implementation of operational efficiencies throughout the aviation value chain.

He is highly regarded in the African aerospace sector for his track record in operational integrity, ability to develop strategic operations in challenging environments and value and supply chain management. Mr. Hurst continues to serve as Group CEO of the Solenta Aviation Group.


Kris Jaganah Chief Financial Officer

Kris Jaganah has been appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer in March 2019 after having been seconded to the group in October 2018. Kris Jaganah brings several years of experience from the financial services, pharmaceutical and aviation industries. During the last 10 years prior to his appointment at Fastjet he held the following roles:

  • Chief Financial Officer – Acia Aero Capital Limited
  • Senior Group Finance Manager – African Alliance Holdings Limited
  • Head of Financial Planning & Analysis – Aspen Global Incorporated
  • Head of back office operations – Superfund Advisory

He has a history of driving operational efficiencies across all functions and ensuring organisational goals are measured within all companies he has been involved.

Kris Jaganah is a qualified Chartered Certified accountant.


Rashid Wally Non-Executive Chairman

Rashid Wally was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman with effect from 1 April 2017. Mr Wally was previously the Chairman and member of the Audit Committee of South African low-cost carrier Mango Airlines (SOC) Ltd.

In addition to his airline experience, Mr Wally has a track record spanning over 38 years in the information technology sector having held various senior executive positions with IBM in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and Lenovo in Africa.

He is highly regarded for his corporate turnaround experience, having successfully completed many restructuring projects in his previous roles. Mr Wally also has significant corporate governance expertise which will benefit fastjet as it continues to expand and develop.


Robert Burnham Non-Executive Director

Robert Burnham has been a non-executive director of the Company since May 2006. Rob has held a variety of executive director and senior management positions in a number of listed companies both in the UK and USA.

He has undertaken lead roles in substantial merger and acquisition transactions and, as Chairman, led a flotation on the London AIM market. He currently operates as a Management Consultant advising businesses on building enterprise value through profitable growth and staff professional development.