Our first event on debt finance

May 11, 2023 Ernest Partners

๐Ÿค” What happened atย Ernest Partnersย to have so many people gathered in our office?

๐Ÿ‘‰ End of April we hosted ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ with Bouvier Laurent from Kartesia and Jan Wolfcarius from ING sharing their market visions with a small group of entrepreneurs.

๐Ÿ’ก How ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ธ๐˜€ assess risk and structure their lending to mid-corporates and corporates share similarities but also substantial differences in approach to ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐˜ ๐—ณ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€ like Kartesia.

The roundtable with speakers, other funders and entrepreneurs sparked a nice sharing on experiences in ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ณ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด as well as ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€..

In this context, Laurent Carlier provided his views on the current state of the ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น-๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜, where funding is more selective and few large real estate sales transactions, possibly affecting valuations.
On the other hand, for professional and well-funded developers or asset managers, this is a market where there will be opportunities to be seized.

๐Ÿฅ™ The evening was closed with a networking dinner nicely served by Chef Simona El Harar from Kitchen151.

Many thanks to the speakers Laurent Bouvier, Jan Wolfcarius and of course all entrepreneurs being present.

If you would like to join us for our next event, feel free to send us an email at info@ernestpartners.eu