Agora Capital Corporation Pty Limited, (Agora), is a Lender and Facilitator which has extensive experience in Specialist Commercial Lending and who is recognised as a market leader for their success in structuring and sourcing of Debt and Equity solutions.

The team has worked within SME’s for many years, as well having been employed by legal practices and International & Local Corporations, and as Management Consultants.

Agora provides access to both bank and non-bank funding direct from ‘High-Net-Worth’ Investors, Solicitor Funds, Private Funders, Family Offices, SMSFs, Merchant Banks, Managed Mortgage Funds, and both Local and International Institutions.

As well as Developers, Builders, Architects and specialist in all areas of Finance.

Key People

CHRISTIAAN JARVIS – Managing Director

Christiaan has twenty four years background in Financial Services Sector, he has worked for a number of Local and International Banks, in both a Senior Management Roles and Consulting Services, prior to spending around four years working for an International Software company, that provided Treasury Systems to Banks.

In 2004, Christiaan started his own firm to source and arrange funding for Commercial & Residential Transactions and since then has also worked with a number of Companies before starting his latest venture Agora Capital Corporation in 2013.

Christiaan has a strong understanding of the requirements to structure and arrange Debt and Equity Solutions, as well as providing consulting services through his professional network.

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Michael holds a law degree from the Auckland University Law School and after twenty years in private practice in Auckland migrated to Australia and was admitted to practice as a solicitor in Queensland.

Since 2002 Michael has operated a litigation management business, which has in more recent times expanded into litigation funding, with a strong focus on class actions based on statutory remedies for breach of duty, misleading and deceptive conduct and breaches of continuous disclosure obligations by listed entities.

RENATO STURMA– Business Development Manager

Renato has over 30 years of Banking and Finance experience working with a major Australian Bank, Mortgage Managers and a Contributory Mortgage Fund.

He is able to assist with all finance matters with a specialty in structured finance assisting property developers.

Renato will be our dedicated Business Development Manager servicing Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia

ANDREW DUNCAN – Business Analyst

Andrew is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience specialising in forensic accounting and transaction services.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accountancy and Finance, a graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment, and Masters’ of Applied Finance and Investment. Andrew was accepted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants as a Business Valuation Specialist and has also completed a Forensic Accounting Specialisation with Macquarie University.

Andrew Formerly worked in private practice for HLB Mann Judd Chartered Accountants and two other specialty forensic transaction specialty firms for 20 years. Andrew’s specialist skills include business valuation, financial investigations and transaction facilitation, financial modelling, business, turn-around management and systems review and implementation.