To be the leading, respected and trusted Investment of Choice.
We aim to provide unique and sustainable investment opportunities to the satisfaction of our shareholders, customers and other stakeholders and effectively provide value to communities we serve.
Our core values are defined by our firm belief in Christian principles and beliefs. They define our attitude and approach in our daily business and in our interactions with our customers, stakeholders and importantly our shareholders.
Integrity and Honesty
Yatu Lau will operate its businesses in an honest and ethical manner
We will report and disclose information transparently and comply fully with relevant regulations and Laws.
We will continuously review processes and products/services to meet ever changing customer needs.
Customer Service Excellence
We strive for excellence in providing quality and cost effective services to our customers so that they continue to enjoy doing business with us.
We will ensure that good governance principles are strictly observed in our daily business and we are transparent in our dealings.
We will work together as a team at all levels to achieve our common vision promoting inclusiveness and diversity in our work.
Yatu Lau Company Limited (YLCL) was founded by the Late Turaga Tui Lau and Tui Nayau, Ratu Sir Kamisese Kapaiwai Tuimacilai Mara with a capital of $7.00 in 1972 as an investment vehicle solely for the people of Lau. From these humble beginnings, it has grown into a strong and successful example of a Vanua Based public company with almost 900 shareholders at end of December, 2017.
Its primary operation began with acquisition and management of properties with fixed rental income.
In 2006, the company took first step to diversify its operations and entered the Tourism industry with the acquisition of 94 room Studio 6 Hotel & Apartments
A year later in 2007, Yatu Lau took second major step and opened its shareholding to include Non-members of the Lau Community with introduction of Class B shares. The Lau Community shareholders remain in Class A shareholding
In 2008, Yatu Lau expanded its Hotel Operations through acquisitions of 2 key Pacific Harbour properties namely Arts Village and Cultural Center and the 5 acre Beachfront Lot now being used as popular picnic spot.
Later, In 2011, the 23 room Lagoon Resort at Pacific Harbour was acquired for $2.7 million to strengthen our hotel business in the area.
Between 2013 to 2015, Yatu Lau continue its business diversification and entered into Joint Venture with Bua Holdings and also established the Tokalau Shipping Company with 2 other shareholders with 1/3 share each.