We analyse Hugan Chetty, portfolio manager/investment analyst at Imara Asset Management.

If someone came to you tomorrow with R100m to invest in just one company, which would it be?


Which talent would you most like to have?

To be able to play golf.

What was your first-ever job?

Working at the company where my dad worked, packing 50kg polyethylene bags out of 40ft containers. We ran the canteen bill up for more than we got paid.

If you could fix one thing in SA today, what would it be?

Politics and corruption.

If you could turn back time, what would you change in your life?

I would take out a student loan or find a funder to put me through university — instead of studying part time.

What’s the worst investment you’ve ever made?


What’s your favourite song?

Tupac — "Life Goes On".

What is your most treasured possession?

My daughters.

On what occasion do you lie?

When stopped by a cop.

What was your last purchase?


What is your greatest extravagance?

Shoes and perfume.

What travel experience is on your bucket list?

Miami and then a speed boat to Cuba.

Apple or Samsung?


Name a place you’ve been to that lived up to the hype.


If you found a lottery ticket tomorrow that had won $100m, what would you do with it?

Cash in the ticket. And invest the money in the stock market and up-and-coming small businesses.

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