As a pioneer with specialist expertise in a dynamic new sector, we believe in building a better world through investments that benefit society, that consider the environment and that support the well-being of our future generations.
Founded in 2007 by Australian thought-leaders, today Crescent Wealth services thousands of members its innovative series of funds. Crescent Wealth is committed to building a sustainable platform to bring Islamic finance to Australia.
Create the infrastructure needed to build a prosperous community
Similar to socially responsible investing, the Islamic investment principles Crescent Wealth abides by filtering out socially detrimental activities such as riba/interest, gambling, alcohol, weapons, debt, speculative investing and more.
Our long-term vision is to create the infrastructure needed to build a prosperous community, opportunities for better health, better education, better employment and positive change.
We warmly invite you to join us on our journey in fostering positive change through positive investments across Australia and the world.
Crescent Wealth is Australia’s leading Islamic superannuation and investment firm. As a pioneer within a dynamic new sector, we offer all Australians an attractive alternative in socially responsible investing.
Crescent Wealth believes in making a positive impact in the world around us. Not only can we affect change through our daily actions, but also through our investments and savings.
We can choose not to profit from war or socially detrimental activities like gambling and alcohol. Our superannuation and investment products are available to all Australians directly through us or financial advisors right across Australia.
We encourage you to read through our materials, get in touch and find out more about our ethical investment options.
The history of Crescent Wealth
Crescent Wealth reaches $100 Million in Islamic Super and Investments under management. This is thanks to our thousands of wonderful members. Crescent Wealth appoints New Malaysian Advisory Board consisting of some of Malaysia’s foremost business men. Crescent Wealth opens new offices in Brisbane and Kuala Lumpur. The Crescent Wealth International Equity Fund and Crescent Wealth Diversified Property Fund were ranked as some of the best performing funds on the market for the year. Crescent Wealth appoints award winning Sharia Consultancy and Supervisory firm: Dar Al Sharia, a key subsidiary of the Dubai Islamic Bank, the first and largest Islamic Bank in the UAE. Crescent Wealth acquires its first commercial property asset for our Diversified property investment portfolio. The $31M purchase in the Melbourne CBD will deliver long term stable returns for members.
Crescent Wealth Super member numbers skyrocket by 1096% from the 2012/2013 Financial Year to the 2013/2014 Financial Year, making Crescent Wealth one of the fastest growing super funds in Australia. Crescent Wealth International Equity Fund ranked #1 Best Performing International Equity Fund in Australia (Morningstar – September 2014 quarter). Crescent Wealth Diversified Property Fund ranked #2 Best Performing Property Fund in the Australia for the Fin. Year (Morningstar – 2013-14 Financial Year). Crescent Wealth Australian Equity Fund ranked #5 Best Performing Australian Equity Fund in Australia for the Fin. Year (Morningstar – 2013-14 Financial Year). Crescent Wealth Australian Equity Fund ranked #10 Best Performing International Equity Fund in Australia for the Fin. Year (Morningstar – 2013-14 Financial Year).
Ultra-Ethical Superannuation finally made available to Australian Investors with the launch of the Crescent Wealth Superannuation Fund. Launched the Crescent Wealth International Equity Fund in partnership with Saturna Sdn Bhd (a wholly owned subsidiary of Saturna Capital). Launched the Crescent Wealth Diversified Property Fund in partnership with Freehold Investment Management (Freehold) and its joint venture partner, Evergreen Capital Partners (Evergreen). Crescent Wealth Australian Equity Fund ranked #1 Best Performing Islamic Equity Fund in the World. (Bloomberg – September 2013 Quarter). Crescent Wealth Australian Equity Fund ranked #1 Best Performing Australian Equity Fund in the Australia. (Morningstar – September 2013 Quarter). Crescent Wealth Diversified Equity Fund ranked #1 Best Performing Property Fund in the Australia. (Morningstar – June & September 2013 Quarters).
Launched the Crescent Wealth Islamic Cash Management Fund – another Australian first. This includes partnerships with HSBC Amanah, the Islamic division of the third largest bank in the world HSBC, and also Bank of London and Middle East, the largest Islamic bank in Europe. Crescent Wealth’s suite of Ultra-Ethical investment funds become available as a superannuation option for the first time through leading independent financial planning association, the Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals (AIOFP). Crescent Wealth & Thomson Reuters launch the first research-based Islamic index for the Australian market, the Thomson Reuters Crescent Wealth Islamic Australia Index. Crescent Wealth announces its partnership to launch Australia’s first international equity fund that invests in accordance with Islamic investment principles.
Crescent Wealth Investments Australasia Pty Ltd changes its trading name to Crescent Wealth and moves into offices at Circular Quay Sydney in the heart of Sydney’s financial district. Launched the Crescent Wealth Australian Equity Fund in partnership with Sigma Funds Management. The fund was launched in July 2011 with a seed investment from Aon Hewitt’s $2b Superannuation Master Trust ( http://www.aonmastertrust.com.au).
Crescent Wealth Funds Management (Aust) Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of Crescent Wealth Investments Australasia Pty Ltd) is granted an Australian Financial Services Licence by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
The concept for Australia’s first Islamic wealth manager was born.
Our role in the community
Muslim Aid Australia
Muslim Aid Australia is an international relief and development agency working to support and assist the world’s poorest and most needy communities regardless of race, creed or nationality.
Human Appeal International
Human Appeal International (HAI) works on a number of charitable causes, specialising in areas from Social and Educational Development to Health Care and Emergency Relief.
Crescents of Brisbane
Crescent Wealth supported their annual event CresWalk in 2013 and 2016 as a community partner. The event encourages health, promotes unity and strengthens community as over 700 men, women, and children of all ages, cultures, religions and physical abilities take part each year.
Islamic Relief Australia
Islamic Relief Australia is a non-profit humanitarian aid organisation, working in 46 countries promoting sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities to eradicate poverty, illiteracy and disease.
Crescent Wealth Institute
Crescent Wealth is a key sponsor of the Crescent Wealth Institute, the vision of which is to be Australia’s pre-eminent networking and thought leadership group.
National Zakat Foundation
A reputable volunteers based charity supporting thousands of needy families in Australia, and educating the public about Zakat.
Crescent Wealth is a major sponsor for Crescent Foundation. The aim of the foundation is bringing a positive change to the Australian community. All the charitable giving is 100% flow through to recipients.