Alexander Thees is Partner at BEITEN BURKHARDT’s Dusseldorf office and member of the Tax practice group. His area of expertise comprises corporate finance, transaction support, tax advisory and audit related services. He particularly advises his national and international clients on valuation topics and business and tax related questions.
Alexander Thees studied business administration at the University of Mannheim. From October 2002 to April 2011, he worked for Haarmann Hemmelrath / Mazars Hemmelrath GmbH, for the locations Dusseldorf and New York. During that time, he was appointed as Tax Advisor in 2005 and Certifield Public Accountant( in Germany and in the USA in 2007 and 2010. He has been working with BEITEN BURKHARDT as Partner since 2011. In 2014, he was publicly appointed and sworn in as expert for business valuation by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Dusseldorf.
(*Activities requiring the qualification as Certified Public Accountant are executed in an independent accounting and auditing firm.)
Publications / Lectures
From the Reorganisation Concept to the Enterprise Value - Transition Using Synergy Potentials (BetriebsBerater, 32/2019, p. 1835 et seq.) together with Christian Schenk;
Consideration of excesses in the evaluation of small and medium-sized enterprises (Betriebs-Berater, 34/2018);
The Issue of Valuating Single Purpose Companies in the Context of a Corporate Restructuring (Betriebs-Berater, 42/2017);
Business Valuations in the Context of the New Regulation of section 8d German Corporation Tax Act (KStG), (BetriebsBerater, 22/2017, p. 1259 et seq.) (together with Sebastian Zajons);
Transformations – Merger, Spin-Off, Conversion, Transfer of Assets (C. H. Beck, 5th edition, 2017);
Pharmaceutical Producer, Part C "Taxes" (Steuerberater-Branchenhandbuch, 2017);
Requirements to Internal Controls Systems (BetriebsBerater, 47/2006, pp. 2571 et seq.);
Assistance: Gabler Kompaktlexikon Modernes Rechnungswesen (Gabler Compact Dictionary of Modern Accounting) (3rd edition, 2011).
Lecture at the M&A Conference 2020 in Duesseldorf in January 2020; focus on "Current Trends in Purchase Price Adjustment Clauses and Company Valuations"
Lecturing with Sparkasse Hilden-Ratingen-Velbert and Wirtschaftsförderung Ratingen at the event "Generational Change in Medium-Sized Businesses" in November 2016; Topical Focus "Business Valuations in the Context of Business Succession";
Lecturing with Chamber of Commerce and Industry Dusseldorf at the event "Succession in Family Enterprises" in April 2016; Topical Focus "Business Valuation";
Lecturing in the Framework of the "Law of Succession" working group in the German Bar Association on Law of Succession and Inheritance Tax Law in January 2016; Topical Focus "The Simplified Income Approach in Inheritance Tax Law";
Lecturing on the occasion of the Corporate M&A Congress in Munich in November 2015; Topical Focus "Risks Related to Variable Price Elements".
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