Buy Imperial Holdings shares today at 41% discount – provided you’re Black

By Alec Hogg In 1998, when the late Imperial Holdings CEO Bill Lynch used R15m of the group’s money to establish the Ukhamba Trust, he was probably following his own credo of “Just do it.” Fifteen years on, the magic has happened. By any measure, Ukhamba is one of the most successful Black Economic Empowerment schemes. … Read more

Bursting AST’s Bubble

In most walks of life, optimism is good. Not so in business, where “good news” filters can be terminal. Those at the top need factual information, warts and all. Without it, executives put themselves at risk every time they open their mouths in public.