Ninety One CEO Hendrik du Toit, who took the brave decision to proceed with Ninety One’s spin-off from Investec and subsequent listing right in the midst of the market meltdown caused by Covid-19 in 2020, spoke to Business Day about the company’s plans and the active asset management industry.

Can you explain your reasoning for proceeding with the listing in March 2020 and now, with the gift of hindsight, would you have proceeded any differently?..

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