Contact information

Contact Number: 021 914 9646
Address: Tyger Waterfront Terraces Block B, Carl Cronje Drive, Tyger Valley


RICHUS is head of our Tygervalley Waterfront office in Bellville. He has been in the financial services industry since January 2004 and has worked for Investec Trust and Fiduciary services in the Channel Islands (Guernsey and Jersey) and Geneva. In 2008 he moved back to join Investec Private Bank in Cape Town. 

Richus has a B.Comm Management Accountancy degree from the University of Stellenbosch.  He completed his audit articles at Logista Auditors and Accountants (Stellenbosch) and completed his ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) qualifying exams in December 2011.  He is a fully registered member of ACCA. 

Richus attained his Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the University of Stellenbosch (Cum Laude) and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional, a member of the Financial Planning Institute of South Africa and is fully qualified to give advice on all investment matters. He can also assist clients with wills and personal or business risk planning.

Company Info

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.


Should I take my Flexi pension and invest in a business?

7 June 2018    12
Self-employed and old pension won't be able to sustain retirement. ...

Financial affairs: How much should your spouse know?

31 May 2018    13
Richus Nel shares his views on a financial advisor’s role in estate planning, market volatility and the current economic environment. ...

DIY: Financial ‘self-help’ plans

6 March 2018    12    58
I want to start a share portfolio but don’t want to rush. What do you make of my share picks? ...

Can we use trusts to save for an investment property?

14 September 2017    119
A group is committed to collectively saving R45k per month for a year, to purchase an investment property cash. ...

Post-downgrade strategies for investors

26 April 2017    1    20
Those who are geared towards income can beef up interest-carrying instruments - Richus Nel. ...

In unforgiving markets, income is priority

25 April 2017    1    15
If you have the patience, value-focused investments do outperform - Richus Nel. ...

Income-producing assets pave the way to financial independence

9 April 2017    4    115
Start young and involve spouses at an early stage. ...

Think carefully about drawing too much income and for too long

5 March 2017    5    27
It's best to remain on the conservative side. ...

Finding value amidst market noise

30 November 2016    2    9
‘I do pick up optimistic signs about the local economy’ – Richus Nel ...

Richus's VIEWS  

Hybrid living annuities: the Boeing of retirement?

27 July 2018    61
Retiring (like flying) without the necessary research, prior learning and regulatory precautions could result in a crash. ...

Heading towards too much time, with too little money

25 October 2017    36
About 94% of individuals are unable to retire independently and maintain their living standard straight after retirement. ...

What should your financial planner’s true cost be?

14 August 2017    20
Measuring financial advice solely on investment performance sets advisors up for failure. ...

Income producing assets pave the way to financial independence

6 March 2017    24
And help get you permanently out of the 'rat race'. ...

Think carefully about drawing too much income and for too long

8 February 2017    18
It's best to remain on the conservative side. ...

After a difficult investment year, what lies ahead?

19 January 2017    7
In many aspects, 2016 have to be regarded as the worst financial and investment year for many people. Will 2017 be better? ...

Sharp shooting in financial planning

16 November 2016    4
Skills you need to achieve financial independence. ...

A financial planning priority list

16 September 2016    16
And why you need one. ...

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