Magnus Heystek is a co-founder, Director and Investment Strategist at Brenthurst Wealth Management. Heystek is the author of several books about investing, retirement and personal finance and an established public speaker about money and investment related topics. He holds a BA (Hons) Degree from the University of Johannesburg (RAU at the time) and had a distinguished career as a financial and business journalist before establishing his own companies. He founded one of the first investor clubs in South Africa while at The Star and has been involved in investment, financial planning and personal finance for individuals since 1994.
Brenthurst Wealth was announced as the Top Boutique Wealth manager in SA in the 2017 Intellidex Wealth Manager and Private Bank Award. The company has six offices countrywide, providing independent financial advice by experienced and highly qualified financial advisors.
Brenthurst has a predominately high net worth client base consisting of individuals, companies and trusts and provides comprehensive financial planning solutions which include retirement planning, tax planning, investment planning, direct offshore investment, long term insurance, wills and estate planning.
Brenthurst Wealth was one of the first companies to receive the FPI Approved Professional Practice™ accreditation, the premier accolade and recognition of adherence to the highest standards of professionalism and service in the financial planning industry. The Approved Professional Practice™ accolade is only bestowed upon a practice once certain rigorous criteria have been met, which include, amongst others, that at least 60% of the planners are Certified Financial Planners and at least one CFP® professional is a key individual.
The company was established in 2004 and has an established track record of exceptional service to clients and maintains a high client retention rate.