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If someone came to you tomorrow with R100m to invest in just one company, which would it be?


Which talent would you most like to have?

To be the best father the world has ever seen.

What was your first job?

Selling Swatch watches at Edgars in Eastgate on weekends.

What’s your biggest regret?

“Regrets, I have a few, but then again, too few to mention.”

What was your worst investment mistake?

Probably most of the shares I’ve already sold.

What’s the best investment you’ve ever made?

My next one.

If you found a lottery ticket tomorrow that had won US$100m, what would you do?

First, take a long European road trip.

What’s your favourite song?

“You Belong to the City” by Glenn Frey.

On what occasions do you lie?

Never ... OK, when I am asked: “Do I look fat in this?”

Your greatest extravagance?

Clothes and running shoes.

Name a place you’ve been to that lived up to the hype.

New York City.

If you could fix one thing in SA today, what would it be?

Eradicate violent crime.