We wanted to be profitable, empowering and with a positive social impact.— Fred Robertson, Brimstone
A brimstone is a butterfly found at the foot of Table Mountain.— Fred Robertson, Brimstone
Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited is a black owned Cape-based investment consortium.
It employs 3400 people in its subsidiaries and more than 24 000 in its associates.
Brimstones has investments in:
Aon Re Africa
Equites Property Fund Limited
House of Monatic
Lion of Africa
Multichoice Phuthuma Nathi
- Tiger Brands
Brimstone first invested in Sea Harvest in 1998 and acquired control in 2009.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
We learned from people like Anton Rupert.— Fred Robertson, Brimstone
We had a few missteps… our investments in Brimstone Pharmaceuticals. The police raided the place; our partner there wasn’t upfront with us.— Fred Robertson, Brimstone
You can’t make a good deal with a bad person!— Fred Robertson, Brimstone
We are active managers; particularly with our subsidiaries.— Fred Robertson, Brimstone
We’ve actively played a role in turning Lion of Africa around.— Fred Robertson, Brimstone
Our luck lies in our stakeholder base; our shareholders and the people we do business with.— Fred Robertson, Brimstone
We’re not comfortable [with Grindrod; of which Brimstone owns 6%], but it’s unfair for me to comment.— Fred Robertson, Brimstone
We’ve been paying dividends for the last 15 years.— Fred Robertson, Brimstone
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