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More magic in the making

I first met Hamish Douglass in the early 2000s at an annual meeting of Cabcharge (now A2B). We ended up sitting next to each other in the front row and introducing ourselves. At the time he was a big shot at Deutsche Bank, but his passion for investing was obvious right away.

A few years later he co-founded Magellan Financial Group (ASX: MFG) with business partner Chris Mackay. On May 5, 2007, I sat down with the two of them and a few other investors for a memorable dinner in Omaha, Nebraska, ahead of the 2007 annual meeting of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway.

At the time of our meal, on

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