African & Overseas Enterprises Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the retail of clothing and fashion accessories through its subsidiaries. It operates through the following business segments: Retail Trading, Property, Water infrastructure, and Group Services. The Retail Trading segment is comprised of the Queenspark South African, Namibian, and franchise stores. The Property segment is consist of the group property portfolio. The Water infrastructure segment includes indirec investment made in a private water and waste water utility group. The Group Services segment manages the corporate responsibility of the group. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.