We analyse Nkareng Mpobane, deputy CIO at Ashburton Investments. If someone came to you tomorrow with R100m to invest in just one company, which would it be? Metrofile. When I first started in the industry, I remember a few of the senior portfolio managers saying to me "Nkareng, take a look at Metrofile." So I did. Though its share price has been lacklustre lately, I believe in the long-term story today more than I did back then. The bulk of its business is still in the physical storage of documents. But its move to digital processing and data storage could potentially set this company apart from its competitors. As we become a highly regulated society, this type of company could remain relevant. Which talent would you most like to have? To be invisible. What is your most treasured possession? My coffee machine. What was your first-ever job? I was a cashier at Totalsports for a time. What’s the best investment you’ve ever made? My miniature library at home. Books offer you the whole...

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