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Michael Otta

Senior Partner

hahn,consultants gmbh
Memeler Str. 30
D-42781 Haan

Tel.: +49 (0)2129 5573-55
Fax: +49 (0)2129 5573-11


Studies in economics specialising in finance and auditing as well as planning and organisation at the Bergische University-Polytechnic in Wuppertal

Degree in economics

Work Experience

2000 - 2018Member of the Board of Directors of Genesis Kapitalbeteiligung AG
1999 - todayManaging Partner / Senior Partner of hahn,consultants gmbh
1993 - 1999

Consultant for finance and organisation at a medium-sized auditing company with independent management consultancy

Consultancy focus/projects

  • Crisis management and interim measures
  • Comprehensive restructuring concepts in accordance with IDW Standard S 6
  • Insolvency law continuity forecasts
  • Restructuring out of insolvency using the possibilities of the Insolvency Code
  • Implementation of reorganisation/restructuring measures (incl. the implementation of a systematic change organisation)
  • Moderation/mediation between interested parties
  • Structuring of finance in reorganisation/restructuring situations
  • Consideration and realisation of strategic options as alternative courses of action
  • Comprehensive development of strategy concepts
  • Support for buy & build strategies
  • Sales and marketing concepts
  • Implementation of systematic corporate development processes
  • Introduction of project management and project controlling systems
  • Financing structures appropriate to the business model
  • Structuring of succession processes by family members, employees or third parties
  • Moderation of the interested parties
  • Structuring and implementation of suitable financing structures incl. consideration of private equity investments
  • Preparation of M&A processes
  • Design and implementation of planning and control systems
  • Adoption of the controlling function within the framework of change processes
  • Set-up and further development of cost accounting systems (cost type, cost centre and cost unit accounting) and calculation
  • Financing structures appropriate to the business model
  • Integration of deficiency guarantees of the federal states as well as the promotional programmes of KfW and guarantee banks
  • Equity and mezzanine building blocks
  • Leasing and factoring elements

Experience in the industry

  • Automotive
  • Mechanical/plant engineering
  • Metalworking
  • Plastics processing
  • Wood handling
  • Consumer goods
  • Disposal/recycling
  • Food production and processing
  • Agricultural production
  • Freight forwarding/logistics
  • Services
  • Wholesale and retail