Oakbay Investments (Pty) is an investment holding company
that seeks to empower stakeholders including shareholders, individuals and
communities through profitable investments.
Oakbay is a shareholder in a number of private equity
investments and joint ventures, in various industries. These industries include ICT with Sahara
Computers, Mining with JIC Mining Services and Oakbay Resources and Energy,
Media with The New Age Newspaper and ANN 7 News TV, Manufacturing with VR Laser
Services and Leisure with Clifftop Lodge. The company also holds interests in
the leisure and real estate, and owns a number of prime properties in locations
such as Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and Rustenburg.
In line with its business strategy and empowerment
objectives, Oakbay is fundamentally committed to staff development and employee
satisfaction. Attitude surveys indicate
that staff regards Oakbay and its subsidiaries as value-driven companies that
provide a positive environment for career advancement. They appreciated the opportunities presented
to develop their skills and to learn from others, and often identify the
ability to grow as one to the benefits offered in the Oakbay environment.
Oakbay and its subsidiaries support an open-door policy in
human capital management, and we all have mechanisms in place to deal with
staff feedback. We also place a strong
emphasis on team work, and encourage staff to work together in order to find
innovative solutions to the challenges of doing business in a rapidly changing
and dynamic business environment.