Hahn Consultants

Michael Otta

Holger Hahn Michael Otta Frank Birkenstock Alexander C. Müller Dirk Werwitzke Frank Jakisch Thorsten Wahlmann Sebastian Sehn Georg von Wick Torsten Behling
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

Email: m.ottabittekeinehahn-consultantswerbungde


University of Wuppertal/Course of studies: Economics with focus on finance, auditing, planning and corporate organisation

Final qualification: Degree in economics

Professional experience

2000 - present   Member of the Board of Directors, Genesis Kapitalbeteiligung AG
1999 - present   Partner at hahn,consultants gmbh
1993 - 1999   Consultant: Corporate finance and organisation at a medium-sized auditing company as an independent business consultant

Consultancy focus/Projects

» Restructuring/Turnaround

- Integrated restructuring concepts according to IDW standard S 6
- Reconstruction due to insolvency/using options stated in insolvency code
- Restructuring/Turnaround measures (incl. implementation of a systematic
  change organisation)
- Moderation between interest groups
- Structuring of financing in restructuring situations
- Consideration and realisation of strategic options as alternatives for courses of action

» Growth/Expansion

- Integrated development of strategic concepts
- Sales and marketing concepts
- Implementation of systematic business development processes including
  organisational and personnel development
- Appropriate financial structures for business models 

» M&A/Succession

- Creation of successor processes for family members, employees, or third parties
- Moderation of interest groups
- Structuring and implementation of suitable financial structures including
  consideration of private equity investment
- Preparation of M&A-processes

» Corporate Management/Management accounting

- Development and implementation of planning and monitoring systems
- Assumption of monitoring responsibilities during a process of change
- Set-up and development of cost accounting systems (cost categories, cost centres,
  cost objects) and pertaining calculations

» Financing

- Appropriate financial structures for business models (including cash flow modelling)
- Integration of letters of indemnity by state or federal institutions as well as aid
  programmes from the KfW bank and guarantor banks
- Equity capital and mezzanine finance
- Leasing und factoring elements

Industry experience

- Mechanical engineering and
- Metal processing
- Shipping/Logistics
- Consumer goods
- Wholesale and retail
- Services
- Foundries
- Plastics
- Timber processing
- Foods
- Agriculture
- Waste management/Recycling

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