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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
Dr. rer. pol. Henrik Sundheimer, LL.M.
Dr. rer. pol. Henrik Sundheimer, LL.M.

International taxation

  • Studied business administration at the University of Cologne
  • Research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Roman Seer at the Ruhr-University Bochum
  • Start of professional career at Deloitte
  • Tax Advisor since 2014
  • Authorised signatory at KPMG from 2014 to 2018
  • PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) at the University of Siegen
  • 2019 Change as partner to Ebner Stolz
  • Since August 2021 Partner at DORNBACH and Head of the office in Bonn
  • Member of the working groups Foreign Tax Law and Corporate Tax Law at the Institute of Public Auditors in Germany, Incorporated Association (IDW)
  • Specialisation in the field of tax structuring advice, tax transaction advice and international tax law for medium-sized family businesses and their shareholders as well as listed companies
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
Xun Zhang, LL.M.
Xun Zhang, LL.M.

Audit / Corporate Finance

  • Studied economics at the Albert-Ludwig-University Freiburg (Bachelor of Science)
  • Studied tax and law at the Ruhr University Bochu (Master of Laws)
  • Chinese as native speaker and fluent Cantonese knowledge
  • German Certified Tax Advisor since 2020
  • Working at Alpers Wessel Dornbach, Hamburg since 2020
  • Many years of experience in the fields of auditing and consulting (in particular, auditing of annual financial statements and consolidated financial statements in accordance with the German Commercial Code HGB and IFRS)
  • Specialized in auditing of real estate project companies, investment fund companies and shipping companies
Yudan Liu
Yudan Liu

DIPLOM-ENGINEER / IHK CERTIFICATED ACCOUNTANT

  • Studied industrial engineering at the Brandenburg University Cottbus (Uni-Diplom)
  • IHK Certificated Accountant since 2014
  • CINA® - (Certificate in International Accounting)
  • Certificated data protection officers TÜV Nord Stuttgart
  • Chinese as native speaker
  • 10 years of experience in the corporate Controlling
  • Working at DORNBACH GmbH, Frankfurt am Main since 2021
  • Specialized in accounting and preparation of financial statements of corporations
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