Fairfax, Gina Rinehart and Dr Marais

Simon Marais, the pivotal figure in Gina Rinehart’s boardroom move on Fairfax, has named his terms... and they won't be easy to fulfil.

If it was all about money, Gina Rinehart would have her coveted board seats at publisher John Fairfax already: But splashing more cash at the Fairfax share register is not going to get the ‘iron lady’ what she wants, says Simon Marais, the mid-tier fund manager who – not for the first time – has a major role in ‘fixing’ a key corporate deal.



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