About Adara Advisors Pty. LimitedAdara Advisors Pty. Limited (Adara Advisors) is a niche financial service provider to global private equity and hedge fund managers, raising capital from wholesale clients (mainly superannuation funds and other institutional bodies) and high-net-worth individuals. Adara Advisors is a specialised corporate advisory and consulting firm. The company has two main business streams, the private placement business and the corporate advisory business. Adara Advisors's client base is largely institutional, with a focus on cross-border transactions. In Australia, Adara Advisors Pty. Limited holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (licence no. 415611).
A BUSINESS FOR PURPOSE
Adara Advisors was established in 1998 specifically to support and fund the work of Adara Development and is one of the earliest examples of a 'business for purpose' - a completely embedded private-sector and non-profit partnership. Adara Advisors funds the core support costs of Adara Development, allowing 100 percent of donations from external donors to go directly towards project-related costs.
Since inception, Adara Advisors has funded the vast majority of core support costs of Adara Development. In total, at December 2014, the Adara business had provided more than AU$8.3 million to Adara Development.
A certified B Corporation
We’re proud to be a Certified B Corporation®.
B Corporations are leaders of the global movement of people using business as a force for good.
There are over 1,600 Certified B Corporations from more than 120 industries in nearly 50 countries with 1 unifying goal – to redefine success in business.
B Corps are important because they inspire all businesses to compete not only to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world.
Certified B Corporations meet higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.
It’s like Fair Trade certification but for the whole business, not just a bag of coffee.
The performance standards B Corps meet are comprehensive, transparent and verified. They measure a company’s impact on all its stakeholders (e.g. workers, suppliers, community, customers and the environment).
Unlike traditional corporations, Certified B Corporations are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions not only on their shareholders, but also on their stakeholders (e.g., workers, suppliers, community, consumers, and the environment).
Adara Partners (Australia) Pty. Limited is a vehicle through which leading members of the financial services community, acting as Panel Members, advise and work on select transactions and mediations to generate fees for the benefit of marginalised people through the work of the Adara Group. It builds on the work done since 1998 by Adara Advisors and represents a major new initiative in the financial services industry.
Adara Partners is unique in the Australian financial services industry in that it utilises a pro bono Panel Member and Strategic Partner model. Panel Members consist of some of the most senior and experienced bankers in Australia. Hand in hand with leading members of the financial services community, Adara Partners aims to change the investment banking paradigm, by showcasing the powerful use of financial service skills to affect social change.