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Kai F Schumacher

Kai F Schumacher
Office:
Sendlinger Str 12
80331
City:
Munich
Country:
Germany
Tel:
+49 89 20 30 40 23

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Expert Witnesses

Kai uses the power of facts and financial analysis to quantify damages in international arbitrations, litigation and forensic investigations. Having led more than 150 engagements in his career with values of up to €170 billion, Kai has been benefiting clients by successfully advising them for two decades. He has managed projects dealing with entities from 53 different countries, including the UK, USA, Switzerland, Argentina, Singapore, Venezuela, Russia, Indonesia and Turkmenistan. His recent caseload includes appointments as a party or tribunal-appointed expert witness in ICSID, ICC, VIAC, LCIA, Swiss rules and DIS disputes. He has testified to tribunals and national courts. He has worked in a wide range of sectors, including utilities/energy, oil and gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, engineering, private equity, financial services and media/internet. Mr Schumacher's experience includes breaches of contract, investment disputes, post-M&A disputes, expropriations, shareholder disputes, financial disputes, valuation of financial assets and financial institutions, as well as financial investigations. In the past, he provided advice in respect of more than 40 (contentious) sale and purchase agreements and commercial contracts. Prior to joining AlixPartners in 2014, he was with Alvarez & Marsal, and managing partner with an international audit firm. Mr Schumacher earned an MBA from the HEC School of Management, Paris, and the Wharton School, Philadelphia. He achieved distinction by ranking on HEC's Dean's Honor List. In addition, he is a chartered financial analyst (CFA) and a certified public accountant (CPA). A German national, he is fluent in German and English and conversational in French.

WWL says: Kai Schumacher stands out as “a first-class expert with the ability to convince a tribunal, even in very difficult circumstances”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Economic Consulting - Quantum of Damages

Kai Schumacher specialises in international arbitration (both commercial and investment treaty). With more than 17 years of experience, he has been the expert in engagements ranging from €0.2 million to over €170 billion at stake. He has managed more than 150 national and international projects dealing with entities from 53 different countries, including the UK, USA, Switzerland, Argentina, Singapore, Venezuela, Russia, Indonesia and Turkmenistan.

His recent caseload includes appointments as a party or tribunal-appointed expert witness in ICSID, ICC, VIAC, LCIA and DIS disputes. He has testified to tribunals and national courts.

He has worked in a wide range of sectors, including utilities/energy, oil and gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, engineering, private equity, financial services and media/internet.

Mr Schumacher's experience includes breaches of contract, investment disputes, post-M&A disputes, expropriations, shareholder disputes, financial disputes, valuation of financial assets and financial institutions, as well as financial investigations. In the past, he provided advice in respect of more than 40 (contentious) sale and purchase agreements and commercial contracts.

Prior to joining AlixPartners in 2014, he was with Alvarez & Marsal, and managing partner with an international audit firm.

Mr Schumacher earned an MBA studying at the HEC School of Management, Paris, and the Wharton School, Philadelphia. He achieved distinction by ranking on HEC's Dean's Honor List. In addition, he is a chartered financial analyst (CFA) and a certified public accountant (CPA).

A German national, he is fluent in German and English and conversational in French.

WWL says: Kai Schumacher has an "extremely responsive and proactive approach”, complemented by “creative ideas and a great communication style, as well as an excellent business understanding"

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

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