Role of the Gatekeepers in the Steinhoff Debacle

Article published in Business Day of Thursday, 08 February 2018

It was phenomenal, wasn’t it? A “darling” South African retailer with 12,000 stores in some 30 countries, employing more than 130,000 people, with a market value of more R200 billion, and ranking among the 10 biggest companies in the JSE Top 100. A retailer popular with investors, becoming the fifth most popular share for fund managers to invest in. A Steinhoff share was considered, as one fund manager put it, a […]