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Hendrik Jordaan (and the ‘influential families’ he lobbied) believes in Africa

20 April 2016 8:07 PM

He’s the CEO of One Thousand & One Voices, an Africa focused private equity fund he founded with John Coors of Coors Brewing.

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviewed Hendrik Jordaan, the CEO of One Thousand & One Voices (1K1V), an Africa focused private equity fund, for his weekly "ShapeShifter" feature.

Hendrik Jordaan was born in North West and went to Hilton College in KZN.

Hendrik Jordaan studied in the US on a tennis scholarship.

Hendrik Jordaan graduated from Southern Methodist University in the US.

Hendrik Jordaan worked as a mergers and acquisitions lawyer in the US and the UK.

Hendrik Jordaan co-founded One Thousand & One Voices with John Coors of the Coors brewing family.

One Thousand & One Voices is backed by "influential families" from around the world.

Scroll down for quotes from the video and audio below.

It’s unique in that it’s backed exclusively by wealthy families from around the world.

Hendrik Jordaan

We’re not only investing for returns, but also to create jobs.

Hendrik Jordaan

We’ve built this not only to be a private equity fund, but to be a movement.

Hendrik Jordaan

A movement isn’t created by the first person, but by the second one who joins. Because it’s the second one that makes it safe.

Hendrik Jordaan

We’ve invested in two South African companies so far.

Hendrik Jordaan

We’re looking at a couple of opportunities in Southern and East Africa.

Hendrik Jordaan

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20 April 2016 8:07 PM

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