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The Times – Managing Wealth Supplement: Freddie Achom- a Collector of Investments

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Freddie Achom describes himself as “a collector of many things – cars, art and wine”. But his collections are also his investments.

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The Times – Managing Wealth Supplement: Freddie Achom- a Collector of Investments

  1. 1. Freddie Achom: A collector of Margaux, Latour, Haut-Brion andInvestments Mouton-Rothschild] and the returns are considerable,” he says.Freddie Achom describes himself “I try to keep a separate accountas “a collector of many things for the investment buys.”– cars, art and wine”. But his collections That does not always work;are also his investments. a case of Lafite 2000, bought“I look to invest in things I to drink for £2,750, is now worthenjoy,” says the entrepreneur, £20,000 and Mr Achom sayswhose Rosemont Group has ruefully that he cannot affordbusiness interests ranging from to drink it.Italian kitchens to overseas But he also invests in Newproperty consulting to members- World and Californian wines,only clubs. “If you invest which is a riskier bet for mostwisely, you can drink for free.” people, but he is confident ofBut his wine buying has a finding the right investments.more serious side. He plans to “If you select wisely and stick tofund the education of his two cult or boutique wines, you canchildren, currently aged four make money,” he says. “Vineyardsand two, through his purchases. such as Screaming Eagle“I always buy the five First [which produces a very limitedGrowths [Chateaux Lafite, amount every year] can perform as well as Bordeaux.”

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