Christian Gerber

German public accountant (Wirtschaftsprüfer), Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Valuation Analyst, MBA (Diplom-Ökonom)

Consultancy focus:
Valuation Services
Professional background:
Seit 2015: I-ADVISE AG, Düsseldorf
2007 – 2014: Flick Gocke Schaumburg, Bonn (Corporate Finance/Valuation)
Studies: University of Hohenheim and University of Connecticut (USA)

Christian has approximately ten years of experience providing business valuation services for a variety of purposes and transaction services in connection with sell-side and buy-side projects.

He advised groups from the DAX-30 and the M-DAX, “Mittelstand” companies from various industries as well as private equity houses and their portfolio businesses.

Christian has a longstanding expertise in assisting and executing business valuations, in particular in the context of stock corporation and tax laws. Additionally, Christian supports in projects dealing with the valuation of intangible assets.

In terms of sell-side and buy-side projects Christian assisted the execution of financial due diligences. He also advised clients with respect to financing and similar issues.

In 2016 Christian has been appointed as lecturer at the chair for Corporate Taxes at Augsburg University. He regularly holds lectures on valuation topics for various professional associations and is board member of the CFA Society Germany e.V.

He studied economic sciences at University of Hohenheim and business administration at University of Connecticut, Storrs/USA.

Selected publications:

  • BB-Entscheidungsreport: BMF: Anteilsbewertung – Ausdehnung der erbschaftsteuerlichen Bewertungsregeln auf ertragsteuerliche Anwendungsfälle, BB 2011
  • Erbschaftsteuerliche Unternehmensbewertung – Eine Frage der Abwägung, Datev Magazin 5/2010
  • Herausforderung: Unternehmensbewertung in Distress Situations, Newsletter ZinsO issue 04/2010
  • Vereinfachtes Ertragswertverfahren: Die Konsequenzen des vom BMF festgelegten Basiszinssatzes, BB 2010
  • Controlling steuerlicher Risiken in M&A Transaktionen, ZfCM, special edition 1/2009
  • ErbStG: Auswirkungen eines einheitlichen Kapitalisierungszinssatzes auf die Bewertung von Unternehmen unterschiedlicher Risikoklassen, BB 2009