Tag: Private Equity

3 Life-Changing Lessons

It was a typically miserable, rainy, cold Thursday night in the city of London’s financial district. The “suits” had begun to descend on the local pubs in an effort to wipe out the memories of the day. They would soon be engaging in an orgy of lies, chest puffing, pontificating

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Don’t Go Getting Cute with Giant Moves

Most readers will by now be well aware of the cliff that the precious metals stepped off last week. I’ve got a few thoughts related to this. When looking rationally at our private equity portfolio of companies we are funding via PP’s, or in fact any unlisted and illiquid investments,

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My childhood years were misspent in Southern Africa where since ancient times (1960’s), prior to gracing my parents with my presence, the educated, ambitious and most talented often left the region for markets such as the UK, Europe and to a lesser extent the US. There were many who took

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