Transactions / M&A | Tax Law

Flick Gocke Schaumburg advises the founders of GEM Consulting on its merger with Horn & Company

08.05.2023 | Deals done

Flick Gocke Schaumburg has advised the founders and shareholders of the Swiss strategy consulting firm GEM Consulting GmbH (GEM) on its merger with the Horn & Company Group.

In 2021, Horn & Company entered into a partnership with the private equity fund Waterland to also establish a strategy based on inorganic growth.

The partnership benefits from GEM's industry expertise in financial services for major banks.  Both companies stand to benefit from increased growth opportunities in Switzerland and Germany as a result of the merger. Together, the consulting firms cover all of the German-speaking countries.

Advisors to the founders of GEM Consulting GmbH (Germany): Flick Gocke Schaumburg

Dr. Bettina Wirth-Duncan (lead; M&A), Dr. Christoph Klein (tax)

Other advisors:

Founders of GEM Consulting (Switzerland):

Advestra: Daniel Raun, Beda Kaufmann, Anna Capaul (corporate/M&A)

GEM Consulting is a fully independent strategy consulting boutique located in Switzerland and Germany, supporting financial institutions across Europe with tailor made solutions at the interface between strategy, conception and implementation since 2014.

​Headquartered in Düsseldorf, Horn & Company has offices in various locations and operates in both leading German-speaking and international economic regions. Through its subsidiary in Vienna, the company has built a customer base in Austria and the Central and Eastern European countries. <<<