Partner, Deal Advisory, Global Head of Valuation Services
As Global Head of Valuation Services, Johannes leads a global division that comprises over 1,500 professionals across more than 50 countries. At KPMG in Switzerland, he leads a dedicated team of valuation and modelling professionals based in Zurich.
Johannes deals with a wide range of complex commercial valuations of businesses and intangible assets in the context of M&A transactions and joint ventures, for financing and restructuring and also acts as a subject matter expert in domestic and international dispute resolutions. He regularly provides fairness opinions as well as independent investment and transactional advice. Valuations for financial reporting (IFRS and US GAAP) and for international tax planning is also a key area of his expertise.
Johannes leads both domestic and cross-border engagements for a variety of clients in different industries. After three years of experience in IT consulting he joined KPMG Corporate Finance at KPMG in Germany in 2001, spent two years with KPMG’s Valuation Services practice at KPMG in the US and, since 2008, is based in Zurich.
Diploma in Business Administration, Munich Business School, with studies in Munich, Paris and London
Candidate of the American Society of Appraisers
Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA), U.S.
Lectures at various conferences and universities about commercial and regulatory valuations, amongst others at the University of St. Gallen.