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Investment special: Win some, lose some

Those in the know, and those who just follow their instincts, reveal their best and worst investments

By Prospect   February 2011

Nicola Horlick, CEO Bramdean Asset Management

Ten years ago, I was the CEO of the UK investment business of a large European bank. I managed money for some of the largest pension funds in the country. If I decided to invest in a company, I would be putting in up to £100m. This led me to focus on Britain’s largest companies.

Today, I invest in a very different way. As I write, I am in Brazil negotiating to buy some farms on behalf of a number of clients. We are also raising money to develop movie projects, having been involved…

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