Serepisos to become New Zealand's Donald TrumpBy TOM FITZSIMONS - The Dominion Post
- Started out in business by opening men's fashion store Trillini, which expanded to six stores around Wellington.
- Moved into property by buying a derelict Wellington building from Sir Ron Brierley, founder of takeover giant, Brierley Investments for $950,000 and converting it into apartments - The Maison Cabriole Apartments ( photo above).
- Owns the Phoenix football team, it lost him $2.5m during its first two seasons, but was a move which saved NZ soccer and helped send New Zealand to the World Cup in South Africa later this year.
- Brought David Beckham and the LA Galaxy to Wellington in 2007....