Dr. Anke Nestler
Dr. Anke Nestler is a recognized expert with many years of experience in complex advisory matters. Her career began in industry. She then moved to the corporate finance department at one of the Big Four audit firms, where she advised national and international clients in complex valuation projects with particular focus on the valuation of intangible assets and corporate transactions.
As managing director, she was responsible for O&R Corporate Finance – a firm working together with the international law firm Linklaters – for several years. Since 2008, she has been managing director of VALNES Corporate Finance, which she founded as a spin off from O&R Corporate Finance.
Anke Nestler is a publicly appointed and sworn expert for the valuation of businesses and intangible assets (CCI Frankfurt/Main) as well as Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). As Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) she demonstrates her special expertise in licensing issues of intangible assets.
Her main focus of activity lies in the valuation of intangible assets, the determination of licenses as well as company and share valuation. As an expert witness she prepares expert and arbitration opinions in litigation cases. She has extensive experience as expert witness in oral proceedings at court as well as in national and international arbitration proceedings.
Anke Nestler is member of the board of the LES Licensing Executive Society, leads the IP Valuation Working Group and is Vice President of the LES International IP Valuation Committee. She is also a member of the expert committee for business valuation at the Frankfurt Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Anke Nestler has already been awarded several times by Who's Who Legal as Corporate Tax Expert Witness, Arbitration Expert Witness and as Consulting Expert in the area of Quantum of Damages.
Anke Nestler is the author of numerous publications, lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and a frequent speaker at seminars and workshops.
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Michael Graser is a valuation expert with over ten years advisory experience. He started his career in one of the major international banks and then joined a traditional private bank with focus on corporate and investment banking (M&A). Afterwards, he worked at O&R Corporate Finance for several years – a corporation in conjunction with the international law firm Linklaters. From there, he moved with the team to VALNES Corporate Finance GmbH, a spin off from O&R Corporate Finance.
Michael Graser is a publicly appointed and sworn expert for the valuation of businesses and intangible assets (CCI Frankfurt/Main) as well as Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).
His main focus of activity lies in the valuation of businesses and intangible assets. He has years of experience in valuations concerning corporate transactions and he assists in legal disputes in this regard. In particular, he advises in software and patent valuations as well as transaction-oriented valuations of IP.
Michael Graser is board member, as well as member of the examination committee of the European Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (EACVA). He is committed to Science4Life e.V. on a voluntary basis supporting the Science4life Venture cup yearly in the life sciences, chemistry and energy sectors.
Michael Graser is a member of the board of directors as well as a member of the examination board of the EACVA European Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. He is voluntarily committed to Science4Life e.V. by supporting the annual Science4Life Venture Cup in the life sciences, chemistry and energy sectors as a reviewer. Michael Graser is also an expert and juror at EIT Health.
As a speaker he regularly gives lectures at various seminars and events.
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