THE OAK TREE GROUP


Methodology

It’s true, we love a good process.
As a result of our broad knowledge base acquired over many years,
we believe our workflow is the most efficient and least stressful for our clients

Here’s how we go about getting things done:

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It all starts with a strategy

The key to financial reporting in today’s global environment is to establish an integrated reporting strategy.

Quality production

Each set of corrections from the client is turned around as quickly as possible, but more importantly, as accurately as possible.

Content is king

Based on the well-respected International Integrated Reporting Framework, content is the driving force behind a quality integrated report.

Final execution

Whether it’s to print or conversion to HTML, our intensive sign off process begins with a quality control (QC) proof aimed at eliminating all inconsistencies in formatting and language.

Intelligent design

Financial and compliance reporting can be dull by its nature, we aim to assist the content by making it as visual as possible and easy for the reader to engage with.



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Work flow

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Research and development

Extensive research is done before starting any project

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Conceptualisation and design

Working closely with the client a comprehensive brief is planned which informs the design mock-up

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Writing and editing

Writers can be involved in the process and depending on requirements, draft copy from scratch or edit existing content



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Typesetting and production

Copy and photographs are received. Visuals can also be sourced if there is no relevant imagery

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Sign-off and technical quality control

Near sign-off a complete re-read is undertaken. A critical technical quality control check is done

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Print, online conversion, distribution and posting

Delivery instructions are supplied and deliveries are monitored. Proof of delivery and posting is supplied.



Workiva, provider of the world’s leading connected reporting and compliance platform, is used by thousands of enterprises across 180 countries and is transforming the way organisations collate, connect and use data.

The Oak Tree Group is a proud partner of Workiva and its platform is a valuable tool which can be adopted by any company as an internal content management system.

For more information about Workiva (NYSE:WK), please visit workiva.com.


Case Studies


Implats AIR suite 2020

Implats is a leading producer of platinum group metals (PGMs) structured around six mining operations and Impala Refining Services, a toll refining business.

The Oak Tree Group successfully produced the full suite of documents for the year ended 30 June 2020, including results, five printed documents, online results and reports, high-level video as well as various corporate finance documents for the client’s odd-lot offer, both in the newspaper and couriered to London, all to the client’s satisfaction.


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Bid Corporation Limited

Bidcorp is an international broad-line foodservice group, listed on the JSE, South Africa, and present in developed and developing economies in five continents.

The Oak Tree Group and Bidcorp worked very closely to produce a visually pleasing, content driven Annual Integrated Report backed up by a condensed online element in support of the full suite of reports.

Tsogo Sun Gaming

Tsogo Sun Gaming is South Africa’s premier gaming and entertainment group. Combining 13 Casinos, 23 Galaxy Bingo sites and 9 VSlots operations throughout the country

We, at The Oak Tree Group, produced the Tsogo Gaming IAR and Notice to AGM for print having previously completed their year-end results and short-form advert.

Tsogo Sun Hotels

Tsogo Sun Hotels is the leading hospitality company in southern Africa. The group proudly encompasses over 100 hotels across all sectors of the market in South Africa, Africa, the Seychelles and the Middle East.

The short-form announcement and SENS booklet, as well as the PPT presentation for the period, was proudly produced by The Oak Tree Group. More recently producing their Integrated Annual Report for both print as well as online.

Sappi third quarter results 2020

Sappi is a global diversified woodfibre company focused on providing dissolving pulp, packaging and speciality papers, graphic papers as well as biomaterials and biochemicals to our direct and indirect customer base across more than 150 countries.

For Q3 2020, with the amazing update to Sappi’s brand, we set up and issued an evite for their results. Oak Tree then produced their Q3 booklet and converted it to HTML and prepared the SENS announcement for timeous release.

Growthpoint interim results HY20

Growthpoint is the largest South African primary JSE-listed REIT with a quality portfolio of 441 directly-owned properties in South Africa (RSA) valued at R79.2 billion, including R2.7 billion in the Healthcare Fund (GHPH).

The Oak Tree Group delivered the results booklet including the SENS and Powerpoint presentation and the Business Day advert, seamlessly to the client, on time and on budget.

Hospitality Property Fund

Specialised Real Estate Investment Trust, Hospitality Property Fund, is a publicly traded company and was listed on the JSE in 2006.

The Oak Tree Group was happy to assist the Fund in producing their year-end results SENS booklet and short-form announcement in addition to their full annual financial statements and Integrated annual report, which housed their Notice to AGM, for both print and online.

Credit Guarantee Insurance Corporation

Credit Guarantee Insurance Corporation of Africa Limited is a South African Financial Services company operating in the field of domestic and international trade credit insurance. The Oak Tree Group produced the full set of annual financial statements for the client in a seamless, quality-driven environment.

Tiger Brands Unaudited results 2020

Tiger Brands is one of Africa’s largest, listed manufacturers of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG).

For their six months ended 31 March 2020, The Oak Tree Group impeccably delivered the SENS booklets, produced the advert and created the corresponding short-form SENS announcement. The Group converted the results into HTML for the client and facilitated the webcast through Corpcam.

Tiso Blackstar

Tiso Blackstar Group is a UK based investment company with its roots in South Africa, operating market-leading broadcast and retail marketing properties.

Through Joshero, The Oak Tree Group designed, typeset and produced the 280-page 2019 integrated annual report to integrated reporting framework standards.