Ernest Partners

Your partner in capital advisory 

“We are a trust bridge between your company and your stakeholders”

Our Purpose

We bridge people, companies and ideas

Our Business

We stand by your side being a bridge between your company and your stakeholders

Our Name


Inspired by Ernest Shackleton, Antartic explorer

Our Values


We approach every situation with an eye on the future


We challenge ourselves to reach solutions that will reach selected objectives and last through time


We encourage and trust each others’ contributions

We make success by fostering cooperation and valuing opinions & ideas


Every situation is unique

We leverage past experience to develop innovative solutions, adapted to specific needs

Our Team

 “Each member has sat on both sides of the table”

Sebastien D’Hondt

Sebastien D’Hondt

“Bring strength and resilience to companies”

Nicolas van Klinkenberg

Nicolas van Klinkenberg

“Let people and business flourish”

Luc Devroye

Luc Devroye

“Ensure the companies a future and stronger sustainability”

Philippe Fleurier

Philippe Fleurier

“Cash is key to ensure resiliency and to open growth opportunities”

Antonia Lauterbach

Antonia Lauterbach

“Create value through financial expertise”

Our Services

Capital Advisory

They trust Ernest Partners



‘together with Besix commercial team we identified a commen number of key clients, who they are and what their needs are,  set up and rolled out a key account management programme, designing Sales Force requirement’

Sonaca (Industries)


‘supported Sonaca CFO and finance team in the negociation with their banks of  the amendment of the existing facilities and extension of a new 50 m facility, benefitting from Covid-19 Belgian State Guarantee scheme’

Inoopa (Data Technology)

‘advised and implementation support for Inoopa management on funding instruments through the crisis’

Euro Shoe Group

‘advising the Euro Shoe Group on a new capital structure and funding of an ambitious plan, through a mix of institutional loan, shareholders loan and bank financing’

Alpha Thai (Food Retail)

Advising the management of the company on funding for the development of its Benelux master franchise, through a combination of platform financing, bank loans and regional institutional offices’

Leading Restaurant Brand in Brussels

‘funding diversification to weather the crisis’

Ernest Partners | Insights

Job Offers

To help additional companies we are looking to increase and diversify our team. Do you feel like joining the adventure? Send us your CV and cover letter at

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