Hartmut Paulus

Hartmut Paulus

German Public Auditor, Certified Tax Advisor, Partner, Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

Executive summary


  • Valuations stipulated by the German corporates act (squeeze outs, domination agreements, mergers)
  • Valuations related to financial reporting and accounting in accordance with IFRS/US-GAAP, German GAAP (Purchase Price Allocations, Impairment Test), acting as advisor and as functional expert in audit teams for multinational DAX-corporates
  • Tax related valuations (Transfer pricing, reorganization, testate)
  • Valuations related to disputes & litigation
  • Valuation advice in M&A processes
  • Fairness Opinions
  • IP valuation
  • Financial Modeling
  • Management of M&A processes
  • Due diligence, vendor assistance
  • IPO advice


  • 20 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, accounting, financial reporting and financial audits
  • Extensive experience in working with large international corporates and financial investors
  • Intense cooperation with legal advisors in processes stipulated by German corporates act and disputes & litigation
  • Managed more the 200 projects in Germany and cross-border
  • Guest professor for Valuation at Goethe University Frankfurt