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Heiko Ziehms

Heiko Ziehms

FTI ConsultingPark TowerBockenheimer Anlage 44Frankfurt am MainGermany60322

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WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

"Heiko is very thorough and methodical; he covers every angle"

"I'm most impressed by his depth of knowledge and experience and have full trust in his opinions" 

"He is especially great for post-M&A disputes"

"Mr Ziehms possesses an in-depth understanding of damage assessments"

"He prepares extensively for cross-examinations and possesses an ability to explain complex concepts to clients unfamiliar with the quantum landscape"

Biography

Heiko is a senior managing director in the London and Frankfurt offices of FTI Consulting. He focuses on international arbitration and litigation. Heiko has been appointed as expert in multiple complex commercial disputes, including matters related to breach of contract, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture, infrastructure, insolvency and securities litigation. He has worked on matters in ICC, DIS, LCIA, ICSID, Swiss Rules and SIAC arbitration forums, ad hoc arbitrations and the courts. Heiko has worked on some of the most complex corporate disputes in Europe with values up to several billion euros. He is experienced in giving oral expert testimony.

Heiko has worked on a broad range of industries including aerospace and defence, automotive, chemicals, construction, consumer goods, energy, financial services, entertainment, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, property, real estate, renewables, retail and telecommunications. He also provides transaction advisory services and advises on completion mechanisms in SPAs. He has advised on several hundred transactions, including “landmark deals”.

He holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley; and a second graduate degree in business from the University of Bamberg, Germany. A German national, he has lived and worked in Germany, the UK and the USA. He is a certified fraud examiner, and qualified and worked as a certified public accountant. He has published numerous articles on financial aspects of commercial disputes, forensic accounting and valuation matters.

Heiko is the author of the recent book M&A Disputes and Completion Mechanisms (Wolters  Kluwer, December 2018).

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Heiko Ziehms leaves clients "impressed by his knowledge and depth of understanding of damage assessment".

Biography

Heiko is a senior managing director in the London and Frankfurt offices of FTI Consulting LLP. He focuses on international arbitration and litigation. Heiko has been appointed as expert in multiple complex commercial disputes, including matters related to breach of contract, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture, infrastructure, insolvency and securities litigation. He has worked on matters in ICC, DIS, LCIA, ICSID, Swiss Rules and SIAC arbitration forums, ad hoc arbitrations and the courts. Heiko has worked on some of the most complex corporate disputes in Europe with values up to several billion euros. He is experienced in giving oral expert testimony.

Heiko has worked on a broad range of industries including aerospace and defence, automotive, chemicals, construction, consumer goods, energy, entertainment, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, property, real estate, renewables, retail and telecommunications. He also provides transaction advisory services and advises on completion mechanisms in SPAs. He has advised on several hundred transactions, including “landmark deals”.

He holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley; and a second graduate degree in business from the University of Bamberg, Germany. A German national, he has lived and worked in Germany, the UK and the USA. He is a certified fraud examiner, and qualified and worked as a certified public accountant. He has published numerous articles on financial aspects of commercial disputes, forensic accounting and valuation matters.

Heiko is the author of the recent book M&A Disputes and Completion Mechanisms (Wolters Kluwer, December 2018).

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