Concepts4Value’s approach to work is interdisciplinary and expansive: We think outside the box. Our clients benefit from the way in which we harness our industrial and technological expertise. We achieve a powerful synthesis through combining this knowhow with corporate finance expertise.
In delivering our promise, we bring different backgrounds, worlds, industries and needs together – our ultimate aim: to create value added for our customers from industry and the investment sector.
Concepts4Value has exclusive international access to knowhow and decision makers. We partner companies of different dimensions, from start-ups right through to corporations with international operations.
Our work for investors consists of leveraging our interdisciplinary expertise to provide superior consultancy services for capital and private equity companies.
Hilmar and his team have been involved in a large number of successful financing rounds, M&A, IPOs in the core sectors mentioned as well as an advisor for industrial players and professional investors. After more than 25 years of business experience, he has a robust and proven track record in the chemical sector, Medtech, Red & White Biotech, Photonics/Sensorics and Greentech.
As a Marie-Curie-Fellow Alrik Koppenhöfer earned his PhD in biochemistry at the University of Oxford and holds a degree in chemistry from Freiburg University, Germany. His working languages are German and English.
Having worked for Lloyds Bank, Morgan Grenfell, Creditanstalt and Fischer Francis Trees &Watts in Europe, Japan and the US he can draw on a broad range of cross-cultural business experiences and a wide network of business contacts. Further to native German operative languages are English, French, Spanish, somewhat rusty Portuguese and conversational Japanese.
Charity activities include the Presidency of the non-profit Franz Klammer Foundation since its inception that supports sports activities for the handicapped or sportspeople that suffer from injuries.
Academic degrees in business administration and economics from University of Vienna.
Johan Grant is partner of Aeneas GmbH, Munich/Stockholm. As cooperation partner of Concepts4Value GmbH he brings in more than 25 years of industrial expertise in the areas strategic processes, commercial and technical evaluations, intellectual property, distribution, marketing and sales. His special focus is in cleantech-technologies. He held several management positions in companies like IKEA, Wärtsilä, United Waters Europe AG, as well as partner in different consulting service companies. Johan is M&A experienced.
Languages: Swedish, English, German
Gertrud K. Deffner is the founder and managing director of Metropol Audit GmbH, Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, based in Mannheim and Lahr, Germany.
Her company’s core business is the auditing of financial and non-financial statements, with a focus on mid-sized companies and large corporations.
Gertrud has in-depth expertise knowledge of German Accounting (HGB) and International Accounting (IFRS) as well as national tax law. She serves a wide range of customers from different industries and has a long track record in auditing also stock listed corporations in the D-A-CH region, the UK and the USA.
Gertrud is the author of a book on business assessment - fundamentals enterprise valutions
Over 35 years of academic, industrial and healthcare finance experience in biotech, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and medical devices, member of two advisory Boards and one supervisory Board
ACCNITE Partners advises companies on capital market transactions such as IPOs, capital increases, share placements, carve outs & spin-offs as well as share buy backs. In addition, ACCNITE Partners advises clients on IR strategies, investor targeting and equity story presentation. Our clients are typically entrepreneurs and managers with entrepreneurial minds. During the entire life of a project ACCNITE Partners manages and presents an unbiased view on all relevant workstreams and becomes an integral part of a client’s teams
ACCNITE Partners advises companies on capital market transactions such as IPOs, capital increases, share placements, carve outs & spin-offs as well as share buy backs. In addition, ACCNITE Partners advises clients on IR strategies, investor targeting and equity story presentation. Our clients are typically entrepreneurs and managers with entrepreneurial minds. During the entire life of a project ACCNITE Partners manages and presents an unbiased view on all relevant workstreams and becomes an integral part of a client’s teams.
Selection of industries served: financial industry, pharmaceutical and biotech, steel, real estate and agriculture, IT and law firms
Cooperation within a network of tried-and-tested translators ensures strong back-up and gives customers access to other language pairs.
20 years of experience in text coaching
15 years of experience in coaching, seminars, workshops for organizations, teams and individuals
M.A. in Philosophy, Psychology, Modern German Literature, University Augsburg
B.A. in Business Administration, University of Applied Sciences Augsburg