Focus AFRICA FRANCE Issue dated 17/02/2020

The big clearance sale of "France-Africa" Gatsby Vincent Miclet

Fifteen years after having left Angola, the country that made him rich, Vincent Miclet, the last French businessman to have made his fortune in Africa, still flaunts the aura of magnificence which he has always found ways of keeping up. But this golden aura hides a reality which is much less glorious. Miclet, who has never succeeded in reproducing the success he had in Angola, has in recent months been obliged to sell off many of his property, aviation and oil assets. [...] (1146 words)
Vincent Miclet has in recent months been obliged to sell off many of his assets.
Vincent Miclet has in recent months been obliged to sell off many of his assets. ©Abaca
Fifteen years after having left Angola, the country that made him rich, Vincent Miclet, the last French businessman to have made his fortune in Africa, still flaunts the aura of magnificence which he has always found ways of keeping up. But this golden aura hides a reality which is much less glorious. Miclet, who has never succeeded in reproducing the success he had in Angola, has in recent months been obliged to sell off many of his property, aviation and oil assets. [...] (1146 words)
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