ABOUT US

OUR STORY

Vista means a pleasing view. We were inspired by this expression and wanted to link it to what we do:

Creating pleasant long term financial views for our clients by navigating their portfolios through all economic conditions

Vista Wealth Management is an independent unbiased financial advice and stockbroking firm. Our wealth management services are provided through some of the leading providers in SA (Allan Gray, Investec, Liberty, Momentum and Sanlam). Our stockbroking services are provided through Investec. Our services summarised below:

  • Stockbroking trading and share based loans – local and offshore
  • Offshore investing, bank accounts and currency conversion
  • Unit trust investing through different tax efficient saving vehicles like RAs, Endowments and Tax Free Saving accounts
  • Derivative trading including CFDs, Futures and Options
  • Financial and retirement planning and investing– preservation funds and living annuities
  • Life insurance, income protection, disability cover, impairment cover, dreaded disease cover and funeral plan
Magnus de Wet

Magnus de Wet

Managing director

 

Magnus’ formal qualifications include a B Comm and B Comm Honours from Rand Afrikaans University (RAU). He has an MBA degree from the University of Pretoria’s Business School (GIBS) and successfully completed CFA level 1. He is a qualified stockbroker and member of the South African Institute of Stockbrokers (SAIS).

In the late nineties and early two thousands he experienced the dot-com bubble first hand whilst programming and owning a customised software development business. His technology skills gave him access to the financial sector where he ultimately headed up the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s (JSE) equity derivative market. At PSG Wealth he was head of the direct clients business, taking responsibility for all clients managing their own wealth directly on the PSG online stockbroking and LISP platforms. At the JSE and PSG, he gained over 14 years combined financial services experience.

Henk Lindeque, CFA, CA (SA)

Henk Lindeque, CFA, CA (SA)

Portfolio management

 

Henk joined the Vista Wealth team in 2018. Henk is responsible for managing the Vista High Equity Portfolio. He is a CFA charter holder and a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds degrees in Accounting and Risk management.

Henk served as a director of PSG Securities between 2014 and 2016, and has more than 10 years of experience in the investment and finance industry. His experience ranges from stockbroking, asset management, real estate, insurance, pension funds to professional services.

 

OUR PHILOSOPHIES

Business Philosophy
  • A client is at the heart of every transaction and every client is unique
  • Combining technical skills with strong client relationships
  • Don’t push products for commission, earn fees for financial planning, ongoing advice and wealth management
  • Independent and agnostic with regards to service providers
  • Under promise and over deliver
Advice Philosophy
  • Fully assess goals, and objectives & constraints
  • Understand risk tolerance, time horizon, and liquidity
  • Independent and unbiased financial advice
  • Develop and implement a tailor-made financial plan
  • Review strategy regularly to ensure it remains on track
Customised Financial Planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Investment planning
  • Education planning
  • Will, Trust and Estate planning
  • Life insurance
Investment Philosophy
  • Diversification
  • Time in the market – not timing the market
  • Transparent costs
  • Tax effectiveness
  • Goals based
  • Keep calm, don’t panic!
Investment Vehicles
  • Tax free investment products
  • Local and Offshore unit trusts
  • Retirement Annuities
  • Preservation funds
  • Living/life annuities
  • Endowments

OUR FSP PROVIDER

The Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services (FAIS) Act (37 of 2002) aims to protect the investors and to professionalise the financial services industry. FAIS regulates the activities of all financial services providers (FSP) who give advice or provide intermediary services to consumers of certain financial products. The FAIS Act requires that FSPs be licensed and creates a professional code of conduct with specific enforcement measures. All FSP’s must ensure that they comply with the legislation, and with certain specific fit and proper requirements as stipulated in the act.

This is only as a brief extract of the FAIS Act. Click here to download the full act.

Vista Wealth Management is a juristic representative of Intrepid Capital, an authorised financial services provider, FSP 48507