Lonrho revenues on the climb

Lonrho, which specialises in African investments, saw growth across all of its divisions in the final three months of 2011. Revenue in the final quarter of 2012 jumped 67 per cent to £46.1m from £27.5m a year earlier. Meanwhile like-for-like sales grew 30.2 per cent.

The Infrastructure division saw sales grow 30.2 per cent, and the company said it was working to reward its shareholders with a dividend in 2013.