We analyse Andries Kotzee, chief financial director at BDO’s Celerity Investments. If someone came to you tomorrow with R100m to invest in just one company, which would it be? My own. If that’s not an option, I’ll suggest Alphabet (Google). You get a lot of diversified income streams in one company. Which talent would you most like to have? Writing. The pen is mightier than the sword. What was your first-ever job? I was a waiter at Mike’s Kitchen. If you could fix one thing in SA today, what would it be? South Africans’ propensity to litter. And we can all stop — for free. What’s the best investment you’ve ever made? Apart from relationships, education and my career? Investing in global property in March 2009. What was your worst investment mistake? Investing in Brainware in the late 1990s. For some time it was also the best investment but I got greedy. What’s your favourite song? It’s like asking which is my favourite day of the week — I like all of them. So I investigated this, as...

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