The Oasis Crescent Management Company Limited is a highly regulated entity, which was established to perform the duties of a Manager of collective investment schemes in securities within South Africa. The company’s product range has been divided into the conventional Oasis Range of products and the Shari’ah compliant Crescent Range of products.
The Oasis Crescent Management Company Limited originally obtained its unit trust management company licence from the South African Financial Services Board in December 1999. The company continues to be regulated by this same entity. In addition, the company is an active member of the Association for Savings & Investment SA (ASISA) in South Africa and, as such, it has agreed to abide by the regulations and standards that this industry body has prescribed.
The company also interacts with other regulatory bodies, such as the South African Reserve Bank, which monitors the conduct of financial institutions and also pays particular attention to foreign exchange transactions.
Integrity of Information and Access to Transparent Investment Returns
All reporting of performance by Oasis Crescent Management Company Limited is prepared and presented in compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS).
Pricing of all funds within the Oasis Group’s product range occurs daily and these prices are submitted to Standard &Poor’s Micropal, Bloomberg and Failaka Inc., who audit the information independently before making it available to the public.
The custodian for the funds of the Oasis Crescent Management Company Limited is Standard Bank of South Africa Limited This bank is regarded as one of the five leading banks in South Africa and serves as a custodian to many institutions in the South African financial services industry.
The Oasis Crescent Management Company Limited has appointed Oasis Asset Management Limited and Oasis Crescent Capital (Pty) Ltd. as the investment managers for its entire range of funds. These companies have built up a successful track record by implementing their investment philosophy of superior returns at lower than market risk, which has shown to be ideal in a volatile financial environment.
The administration of the funds is carried out by Oasis Crescent Management Company Limited at the Oasis Group’s head-office in Cape Town. The company is extremely proud of its administration capabilities and makes use of the most sophisticated technology to administer its funds in a streamlined and efficient manner.
Appointment of Auditor
PriceWaterhouseCoopers Inc. is the appointed auditor of the Oasis Crescent Management Company Limited. This company has significant experience in auditing collective investment schemes and management companies.