Allan Gray, who has died of a heart attack in Bermuda at the age of 81, was the founder of Allan Gray Ltd, the largest and for many years most successful privately owned investment manager in SA.

He was also one of SA's greatest philanthropists.

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now