Stephen Cranston Associate editor

There are some businesses that can’t be pigeonholed into categories such as financial adviser or, to use the dreadful phrases, "family office" or "wealth manager".

MitonOptimal is part adviser, part asset manager and part halfway house for some of the bolder thinkers in the industry such as Andy Pfaff and James Downie. So I wasn’t too surprised to see the firm tackle an area that scares away most bog-standard advisers: private equity (PE).

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 helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now