If someone came to you tomorrow with R100m to invest in just one company, which would it be? Bidcorp. I’m not a fan of single-stock tips, but if forced to pick just one share, it needs to be one that provides both safety and growth potential. Bidcorp is a highly entrepreneurial business, operates in the structural-growth food-service market, is geographically diversified and has low gearing. Which talent would you most like to have? To immediately be able to tell whether someone is lying. What’s the best investment you’ve ever made? My best financial returns came from the first two properties I bought. On the stock market, I have learnt that what turned out to be my best investments were the emotionally difficult ones to make, because they were contrary to market sentiment. Do you own bitcoin? And why? I bought a tiny amount to learn how it works, but wouldn’t put serious money behind something that I can’t value. I do see a future for a cryptocurrency. It would first need to prove ...

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