Hessings & Harcourt

multi-family office

Hessings & Harcourt

International multi-family office

Founded in 1849 by two corporate lawyers, Edward Hessings and Charles Harcourt, Hessings & Harcourt was originally a law firm. In the 2000s, Hessings & Harcourt evolved toward an international corporate advisory firm with offices in London, Paris, and Brussels. In 2018, to fully assist and advise its clients, Hessings & Harcourt extended its activities to Finance, Strategy, and Law. Since then, Hessings & Harcourt can proficiently support companies in their projects.

Hessings & Harcourt advises, invests, and protects.

45 Years

of Experience

(+79) 321 54 83

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We advise

        We invest

               We protect


€ of fund raised

Years of experiences


Satisfied customers

The team

Lionel Gautherie

Head of Strategy and Consulting Practice

Antoine Dubruque

Head of Investment Practice

François Radacal

Head of Law Practice

Our expertise

Capital Advising

Capital is the primary driver of growth. Our teams help our clients to develop an effective financing strategy and determine the optimal deal structure, beyond senior debt. We have the knowledges and relationships necessary to access capital and help to secure capital needs.

We can introduce our clients to our growing list of qualified investors and business angels.

We can also assist our clients with traditional bank financing or IPOs.

Syndication Investment

Our industry expertise and our ability to identify investment opportunities help buyers and project promoters to make deals. Our services include :

Equity: We assist our clients in their search for equity investments.   

Club Deal ManagementThrough our international investment club, Club 1908, we invest in small tickets for a wide range of promising projects.

Raising structurationOur vast database of investors and business angels is available to our clients to find the investors that match their needs and values the most.

Legal Protection

Our team has extensive experience in structuring and protecting partnerships, contracts, leveraged buyouts (LBOs), acquisitions, fundraisings… Our services include : 

TrustOur expert team is composed of trustworthy lawyers who supervise contracts, and guide clients in the transfers of their properties within the scope of the mission described in the contract.  


Tax optimization: Our tax experts work with companies, but also with individuals. We guide our clients and we help them to take into account the tax provisions in effect in their country and to respect them. 

Intellectual property: We support companies and individuals in setting up strategies to protect their intellectual property rights (patents, brands, labels, copyrights and royalties…).

Hessings & Harcourt as well as its activities in Strategy, Law and Finance is acting as a Venture Capitalist within promising start-ups. Our team of financial analysts, investment bankers and lawyers is always looking for more gems to invest in.