The Lakson Group is one of Pakistan’s leading business conglomerates. The Lakson Group (“Lakson”) was established in 1954 and is one of the largest business groups in Pakistan. Today we manage and own companies that are industry leaders in their respective sectors including agri-business, call centers,consumer non-durables, fast food, financial services, media, paper and board, printing and packaging, surgical instruments, technology (data-networking, BPO and software) and travel.
The assets of Lakson Group exceed USD 1.05 Billion with 15+ companies in Pakistan and with a vast footprint; the Group operates in more than 50 cities in Pakistan and has international presence in UAE and USA via its subsidiaries providing direct employment to around 17,000+ persons. In our successful exit from the tobacco industry the Sponsors earned the same price for the controlling stake as minority shareholders.
The Sponsors of Lakson have been managing 4 publicly listed companies and several private companies (some of which are Joint Ventures with Fortune 500 companies) for over 50 years. Lakson has a 100% ownership of Pakistan’s second largest media company that publishes the Daily Express, Express Tribune (in partnership with the International New York Times) and the Express News broadcast channels.