Markus  Paffenholz

Markus Paffenholz

Partner, Head of Debt Advisory
Baker Tilly GmbH & Co. KG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
Valentinskamp 88
20355 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 600880-479
Fax: +49 40 600880-91479
Mobile: +49 172 9534740

Professional Education

  • Studies of business administration at the University of Hamburg
  • Apprenticeship (banking) at Commerzbank AG

Professional experience

  • Partner (Head of Debt Advisory) at Warth & Klein Grant Thornton AG, Düsseldorf and Hamburg
  • Head of M&A at HSH Nordbank AG, Hamburg
  • Head of Structured Finance at HSH Nordbank AG, Hamburg
  • Head of Capital Structuring at HSH Nordbank AG, Hamburg
  • Head of Project Financing at Hamburgische Landesbank

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Structuring and implementation of financing (club deals, syndicated loans, bonds and subsidies etc.) including comprehensive process support / coordination
  • Development of sustainable financing strategies (also within the course of restructuring measurements)
  • Development and implementation of equity-related solutions as well as capital market products
  • Advising CFOs and financial decision-makers on all financial issues
  • Debt Compliance Management


  • Industry
  • Chemistry
  • Metals & Mining
  • Automotive
  • Sport & Leisure
  • Health economy
  • Trade

Selected Publications

  • "Kauf von Gesellschafteranteilen: Wie finanzieren?", in: Die Unternehmervertrauten, issue 4/2021
  • "Debt Compliance und Finanzplanung", in: Die Unternehmensvertrauten, issue 03/2020
  • "Öffentliche Finanzierungshilfen im Zuge von Covid 19", in:, issue 04/2020
  • "Rettungsanker in der Krise mit Sprengstoff für die Zukunft", authors: Paffenholz/Stemmer, in: Die Unternehmervertrauten, issue 01/2021

My services