He may be worth as much as $700 million (R10 billion).— Chris Bishop, Forbes Africa
For his son’s birthday he hired Michael Jackson!— Chris Bishop, Forbes Africa
The Financial Times reported today that BGL Group is planning to list next year and that the UK insurance broker’s value could be around £2 billion.
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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Chris Bishop, Managing Editor at Forbes Africa, to find out more about this lesser known South African billionaire.
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He’s very shy of the media.— Chris Bishop, Forbes Africa
He’s big mates with Oprah Winfrey.— Chris Bishop, Forbes Africa
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