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Philipp Breker, BBA
Philipp Breker, BBA

Audit / Corporate Finance

  • Degree in Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences (FHDW) in Bielefeld
  • Qualified German Tax Advisor and German Certified Public Accountant
  • 6 years of experience with PwC in Germany and abroad in the field of "Assurance - Industrial Services"
  • Working at DORNBACH since 2013, Partner since January 2018
  • Focus on audit (annual audit, various special audits), group accounting and the comprehensive consulting of medium-sized companies
  • In-depth knowledge of International Accounting (IAS/IFRS)
  • Special knowledge in the field of company valuations, Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), EACVA e.V.
Prof. Christoph Hell
Prof. Christoph Hell

Corporate Finance / Valuation

  • Degree Diplom-Kaufmann from University of Saarbrucken (Prof. Küting, Prof. Kußmaul) in 1998
  • More than 5 years of experience with Ernst & Young
  • 3 years of experience in public energy sector (Corporate Development, Investment Management, Group Accounting)
  • Qualified German Tax Advisor since 2002
  • German Certified Public Accountant since 2003
  • Certified Valuation Analyst since 2013
  • Managing Parner at DORNBACH since 2009
  • Lecturer at the University of Applied Saarbrucken
  • President of the Chamber of Public Accountants (Saarland)
  • Numerous publications on accounting and valuation topics
  • 20 years of experience in Business Valuation, Purchase Price Allocation, Valuation of Intangible Assets, Transaction Advisory, National and International Accounting
Dipl.-Wirtschaftsjurist (FH) Johannes Quast
Dipl.-Wirtschaftsjurist (FH) Johannes Quast

International Taxation

  • Degree Diplom-Wirtschaftsjurist (FH) in 2007
  • 4 years of experience with Ernst & Young, Cologne
  • 4 years of experience with Ebner Stolz, Cologne
  • German Certified Tax Advisor since 2011
  • German Certified Public Accountant since 2014
  • Expert Advisor for the restructuring of companies (IFU/ISM gGmbH) since 2017
  • Partner at DORNBACH since 2018
  • Specialized in M&A Tax and Restructuring
  • Specialized in International Taxation Issues
Prof. Dr. René Schäfer
Prof. Dr. René Schäfer

International Taxation

  • Degree Diplom-Kaufmann from University of Saarbrucken and Diplom from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, Lyon
  • 4 years of experience as a scientific assistant at the Chair for Business Management Studiues, particularly Business Taxation from Univ. Prof. Dr. Heinz Kußmaul
  • Doctorate on the subjet of "Taxation of a German-French company" in 2003
  • Qualified German Tax Advisor since 2005
  • Member of the tax department of DORNBACH, Saarbrucken (branch), since 2005
  • Partner at DORNBACH since 2011
  • Honorary Professor in the subject of Business Administration at the Saarland University since 2015
  • Specialized in International Taxation issues regarding medium-sized and large family-owned
  • Specialized in (cross-border) reorganisation tax law
Dipl.-Kaufmann Dr. Thomas Tesche
Dipl.-Kaufmann Dr. Thomas Tesche

Corporate Finance / Valuation

  • Degree Diplom-Kaufmann from University of Saarbrucken in 2006
  • Several years engagement as research assistant/consultant at the Centrum for Accounting and Auditing (University of Saarland, Saarbrucken; Prof. Küting)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst since 2012
  • Managing Partner at DORNBACH since 2018
  • Lecturer at University of Applied Sciences Saar
  • Over 10 years of experience in Business Valuation, Purchase Price Allocation, Valuation of Intangible Assets, Transaction Advisory, National and International Accounting
  • Dissertation on Right of Use approach according to IFRS 16 Leases
  • Author of various publications (valuation and accounting)
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