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Philipp Breker, BBA
Philipp Breker, BBA

Audit / Corporate Finance

  • Studied business administration at the University of Applied Sciences (FHDW) in Bielefeld
  • Qualified German tax consultant and auditor
  • 6 years’ experience at PwC in Germany and abroad in the field of "Assurance - Industrial Services"
  • At DORNBACH since 2013, partner at DORNBACH since January 2018
  • Focus on auditing (year-end audit, various special audits), group accounting, and comprehensive advisory services for medium-sized companies
  • In-depth knowledge of international accounting (IAS / IFRS)
  • Specialized in the field of business valuation, 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 tax law

  • Degree in Business Law (FH) in 2007
  • 4 years’ experience at Ernst & Young, Cologne
  • 4 years’ experience at Ebner Stolz, Cologne
  • Accountant since 2011
  • Auditor since 2014
  • Consultant for the restructuring of companies (IFU / ISM gGmbH) since 2017
  • Partner at DORNBACH since 2018
  • Specialising in M & A taxes and restructuring
  • Specialising in international tax issues
Dr. Thomas Tesche
Dr. Thomas Tesche

Corporate Finance / Valuation

  • Degree in Business Administration from the University of Saarbrücken in 2006
  • Several years as a research assistant / consultant at the Center for Accounting and Auditing (Saarland University, Prof. Küting)
  • Certified valuation analyst since 2012
  • Managing partner at DORNBACH since 2018
  • Lecturer at the Saar University of Applied Sciences
  • Over 10 years’ experience in the areas of business valuation, purchase price allocation, valuation of intangible assets, transaction consulting, national and international accounting
  • Dissertation on the usage right approach in accordance with IFRS 16 Leasing contracts
  • Author of various publications (valuation and accounting)
Prof. Dr. René Schäfer
Prof. Dr. René Schäfer

International taxation

  • Degree in Business Administration from the University of Saarbrücken and diploma from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, Lyon
  • 4 years’ experience as a research assistant at the Chair for Business Administration, particularly Corporate Taxation, of Univ. Prof. Dr. Heinz Kußmaul
  • Doctorate on "Taxation of a German-French Company" in 2003
  • Qualified German tax advisor since 2005
  • Member of the tax department at DORNBACH, Saarbrücken (branch), since 2005
  • Partner at DORNBACH since 2011
  • Honorary professor in Business Administration at the University of Saarland since 2015
  • Specialised in international tax affairs relating to medium and large family businesses
  • Specialised in (international) conversion law
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