In this Smart Money with Alishia Seckam interview, Brenthurst Wealth Management MD Brian Butchart offers valuable insights into investment opportunities.
Butchart has been in the financial services industry since 1998 and was recognised as one of South Africa’s top three wealth managers in the SA Intellidex Top Private Banks and Wealth Managers Awards in 2021 and 2022 – winning first place in 2022.
Butchart begins the interview by discussing what motivated him to pursue a career in investing and numbers.
He then explains how Brenthurst has consistently exceeded the performances of its competitors, citing the importance of the company’s independence, as well as adhering to a consistent investing strategy.
Butchart also discusses the trends he expects to become prevalent among South African businesses as they deliver their financial year-end results.
He concludes by explaining why he’s “cautiously optimistic” about 2024 from a financial perspective.