• wb finance

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    Setup • Growth • Restructuring

About wb finance

Years of experience and expertise

wb finance stands for a wide spectrum of consulting service from strategic business consulting through procurement of capital to restructuring situations.

The combination of an experienced CFO from the corporate side and a banker who within more than thirty years managed finance transactions for a huge number of customers means a real added value.

wb finance News

News and Press releases

01.03.2018
wb finance advised SANHA GmbH & Co. KG

20.12.2017
Wolfgang Bläsi appointed to the Senate of Economy

Wolfgang Bläsi

Wolfgang Bläsi, managing partner of wb finance, combines years of experience and expertise in different areas in management and financing of small and medium-sized companies.

As executive board member of Ekotechnika AG and managing director of Ekosem-Agrar AG he brought two companies operating in Russia to the German capital market. He possesses practical experience in public offering of bonds as well as in the restructuring of companies. In a managing role for additional publicly listed corporations, he was, among other things, responsible for the IPO of an IT service provider on the stock market.

He was in charge for the whole spectrum of development of corporate strategy and –culture, as well as the structuring and the management of all finance relevant sectors, including group accounting, IFRS accounts, corporate law and –structure, investment management, and capital market communication.

With this expertise, Wolfgang Bläsi advises companies and entrepreneurs on topics and projects about corporate finance.

Wolfgang Bläsi

Wolfgang Bläsi

Referenzen

Senate of Economy e.V.

www.senat-deutschland.de/english/

  • As of 12/2017 - Member of the Senate of Economy

IfUS Institute for Enterprise Restructuring and Development

SRH University Heidelberg

  • As of 12/2016 - Certified consultant for reorganization and restructuring

Ekotechnika AG, Walldorf

http://www.ekotechnika.de/en

One of the biggest agricultural machinery distributor in Europe

  • 05/2017 – today - non-executive board members
  • 03/2010 – 09/2016 - executive board member
  • Corporate financing
    • Bond issue (60 Mio. €) in the Bondm segment of Stuttgart stock exchange (2013)
    • Restructuring of the corporation in the course of massive deterioration of Russian economy
    • Debt-Equity-Swap of bond and operational restructuring in Russia as well as conversion of Ekotechnika GmbH to a publicly listed company combined with the stock market listing in the primary market of Düsseldorf stock market
  • IFRS-preparation of financial statement and reporting structures
  • International financing project with export credit insurance companies in Europe and North America
  • Working Capital Management

Ekosem-Agrar AG, Walldorf

http://www.ekosem-agrar.de/en

One of the biggest agroholdings in Russia/Europe

  • 08/2018 – today - Member of the Executive Board
  • 10/2016 – 07/2018 – advisory board member Advisory board member for strategic development of Ekosem group
  • 03/2010 - 09/2016 - CFO
  • Corporate financing
    • Two bond issuances (128 Mio. €) in Bondm segment of Stuttgart stock exchange (2012)
    • Prolongation of the two bonds in the course of restructuring according to the German bond act (Schuldverschreibungsgesetz)
  • IFRS-conversion and preparation of financial statements as well as development of reporting structures
  • International funding projects with banks in Germany and Euler-Hermes cover

ACS Landwirtschafts AG, Stadthagen

http://www.acs-landwirtschaft.de/en/

Expanding agricultural business in Rumania

  • 05/2015 – today – chairman of the supervisory board
  • Executive board support during the structuring and expansion.

KTG Agrar public limited company, Hamburg

  • 04/2008 – 10/2009 - non-executive board member/CFO
  • Responsibility for formulation of corporate strategy and –culture, all capital market relevant topics (increase of capital, general meetings, reports, press, national and international investor support) as well as all traditional commercial areas (accounting, controlling, financing, HR, IT, corporate control)

LS telcom public limited company, Lichtenau

  • 01/2008 – 03/2008 independent consultant
  • Development and expansion of a service area in addition to the product business

ProClion limited company, Heidelberg

  • 03/2007 – 03/2008 - managing partner
  • Development of a consulting- and project development corporation in the area of ‘clean development mechanism’ under the Kyoto protocol with main activities in Germany and South East Asis

CIBER Novasoft public limited company, Heidelberg

  • 06/1999 – 02/2007 - board member/CFO
    • Responsibility for the entire IPO including first time consolidated financial statements, legal DD, prospectus, communication, investor relations...
    • Controlling of subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, US
    • Company sale to a US investor
    • Operational and ‘structural’ integration into the purchasing company
    • Squeeze-out and delisting
  • After acquisition, integration of all activities of the Novasoft group into CIBER Europe as well as implementation of all legal and stock market related measures with the goal of the delisting of Novasoft public limited company. Furthermore, responsibility for the group controlling for all companies in Europe and Asia.

Frank Heun

Frank Heun has more than 30 years of corporate finance experience based on numerous financial transactions he initiated and implemented successfully. During this time, he has built up a large number of long-term and reliable customer relationships with corporates and investors he advised and accompanied in various issues and transactions. Each corporate finance project requires customised and creative solutions for the strategic issues faced by the respective customer, which he implemented thanks to his broad-based experience and expertise based on various project constellations.

After completing an apprenticeship as qualified bank officer and working in the credit and securities business, he worked for Dresdner Bank / Dresdner Kleinwort Benson (Frankfurt / London) since 1986 and equinet Bank AG (Frankfurt) since 2000, in the related sectors where he advised and supported corporates and global operating entities in financing projects with equity, debt and mezzanine capital raised from banks and capital market investors. As leading project manager, he and his team managed a large number of national and international financing transactions, M&A projects and takeovers for small- and medium-sized companies, private equity investors and global operating corporates.

Since 2016, Frank Heun has been working as a corporate consultant. At wbfinance he is primarily responsible for advising customers on capital market related financing projects.

Frank Heun

Frank Heun

Our Services

We offer you specialised support concerning your financial projects

Procurement of financial investments

Identification and addressing of potential investors for your specific investment product

Corporate finance

Strategic consulting in the area of financial planning

Capital procurement

All issues concerning procurement of equity and debt

Capital Markets

Support of planned and existing capital market activities, sourcing of partners, process management...

Restructuring

Consulting and support during restructuring situations as well as sourcing and preparation of all measures

Additional services

Furthermore, we offer consulting for a lot of other financing topics. Please contact us.

Contact

Do you have any questions about our offer?
We are looking forward to your call.

wb finance GmbH
Kleinschmidtstraße 40
69115 Heidelberg

Wolfgang Bläsi
Phone: +49 163 63 17 011
email: wolfgang.blaesi@wb-finance.de

Frank Heun
Phone: +49 173 66 23 300
email: frank.heun@wb-finance.de

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wb finance GmbH
Kleinschmidtstraße 40
69115 Heidelberg
Deutschland

Authorized Representatives

Wolfgang Bläsi, Managing Director
Frank Heun, Managing Director

Contact

Telephone: +49 (0)163 63 17 011
Email: kontakt@wb-finance.de

Registration

Entry in the commercial register
Register court: Local court Mannheim
Registration number: HRB 726189
Seat: Heidelberg
VAT ID: DE 308722484

Disclaimer

Liability for content

The contents of our pages were created with great care. However, we can not assume any liability for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the content. As a service provider we are responsible according to § 7 (1) TMA for own contents on these sides according to the general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMA, however, we as a service provider are not obliged to monitor transmitted or stored external information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information under general law remain unaffected. A liability in this regard, however, is only possible from the date of knowledge of a specific infringement. Upon notification of appropriate violations, we will remove this content immediately.

Liability for links

Our offer contains links to external websites of third parties on whose contents we have no influence. Therefore, we can not assume any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal content was not recognizable at the time of linking. However, a permanent content control of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of an infringement. Upon notification of violations, we will remove such links immediately.

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1. An overview of data protection

General information

The following information will provide you with an easy to navigate overview of what will happen with your personal data when you visit this website. The term “personal data” comprises all data that can be used to personally identify you. For detailed information about the subject matter of data protection, please consult our Data Protection Declaration, which we have included beneath this copy.

Data recording on this website

Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e. the “controller”)?

The data on this website is processed by the operator of the website, whose contact information is available under section “Information Required by Law” on this website.

How do we record your data?

We collect your data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This may, for instance be information you enter into our contact form.

Other data shall be recorded by our IT systems automatically or after you consent to its recording during your website visit. This data comprises primarily technical information (e.g. web browser, operating system or time the site was accessed). This information is recorded automatically when you access this website.

What are the purposes we use your data for?

A portion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user patterns.

What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?

You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients and purposes of your archived personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures. You also have the right to demand that your data are rectified or eradicated. If you have consented to data processing, you have the option to revoke this consent at any time, which shall affect all future data processing. Moreover, you have the right to demand that the processing of your data be restricted under certain circumstances. Furthermore, you have the right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time under the address disclosed in section “Information Required by Law” on this website if you have questions about this or any other data protection related issues.

Analysis tools and tools provided by third parties

There is a possibility that your browsing patterns will be statistically analyzed when your visit this website. Such analyses are performed primarily with what we refer to as analysis programs.

For detailed information about these analysis programs please consult our Data Protection Declaration below.

2. Hosting and Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

External Hosting

This website is hosted by an external service provider (host). Personal data collected on this website are stored on the servers of the host. These may include, but are not limited to, IP addresses, contact requests, metadata and communications, contract information, contact information, names, web page access, and other data generated through a web site.

The host is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of secure, fast and efficient provision of our online services by a professional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

Our host will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfil its performance obligations and to follow our instructions with respect to such data.

Execution of a contract data processing agreement

In order to guarantee processing in compliance with data protection regulations, we have concluded an order processing contract with our host.

3. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Hence, we handle your personal data as confidential information and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.

Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personal data comprises data that can be used to personally identify you. This Data Protection Declaration explains which data we collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It also explains how, and for which purpose the information is collected.

We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e. through e-mail communications) may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data against third party access.

Information about the responsible party (referred to as the “controller” in the GDPR)

The data processing controller on this website is:

wb finance GmbH
Kleinschmidtstraße 40
69115 Heidelberg
Deutschland

Phone: + 49 (0) 6221 4185451
E-mail: kontakt@wb-finance.de

The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with others makes decisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of data

A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your express consent. You can also revoke at any time any consent you have already given us. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.

Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to object to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

IN THE EVENT THAT DATA ARE PROCESSED ON THE BASIS OF ART. 6 SECT. 1 LIT. E OR F GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA BASED ON GROUNDS ARISING FROM YOUR UNIQUE SITUATION. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ANY PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. TO DETERMINE THE LEGAL BASIS, ON WHICH ANY PROCESSING OF DATA IS BASED, PLEASE CONSULT THIS DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION. IF YOU LOG AN OBJECTION, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS WE ARE IN A POSITION TO PRESENT COMPELLING PROTECTION WORTHY GROUNDS FOR THE PROCESSING OF YOUR DATA, THAT OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OR IF THE PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING IS THE CLAIMING, EXERCISING OR DEFENCE OF LEGAL ENTITLEMENTS (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 SECT. 1 GDPR).

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS BEING PROCESSED IN ORDER TO ENGAGE IN DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING TO THE EXTENT THAT IT IS AFFILIATED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER BE USED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 SECT. 2 GDPR).

Right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency

In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a complaint with a supervisory agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log a complaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings available as legal recourses.

Right to data portability

You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on the basis of your consent or in order to fulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used, machine readable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.

SSL and/or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as purchase orders or inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses either an SSL or a TLS encryption program. You can recognize an encrypted connection by checking whether the address line of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and also by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information about, rectification and eradication of data

Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any time demand information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as the purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data rectified or eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matter or any other questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at the address provided in section “Information Required by Law.”

Right to demand processing restrictions

You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data is concerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time at the address provided in section “Information Required by Law.” The right to demand restriction of processing applies in the following cases:

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data – with the exception of their archiving – may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim, exercise or defend legal entitlements or to protect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities or for important public interest reasons cited by the European Union or a member state of the EU.

4. Recording of data on this website

Cookies

Our websites and pages use what the industry refers to as “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that do not cause any damage to your device. They are either stored temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or they are permanently archived on your device (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted once you terminate your visit. Permanent cookies remain archived on your device until you actively delete them or they are automatically eradicated by your web browser.

In some cases it is possible that third party cookies are stored on your device once you enter our site (third party cookies). These cookies enable you or us to take advantage of certain services offered by the third party (e.g. cookies for the processing of payment services).

Cookies have a variety of functions. Many cookies are technically essential since certain website functions would not work in the absence of the cookies (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). The purpose of other cookies may be the analysis of user patterns or the display of promotional messages.

Cookies, which are required for the performance of electronic communication transactions (required cookies) or for the provision of certain functions you want to use (functional cookies, e.g. for the shopping cart function) or those that are necessary for the optimization of the website (e.g. cookies that provide measurable insights into the web audience), shall be stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless a different legal basis is cited. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure the technically error free and optimized provision of the operator’s services. If your consent to the storage of the cookies has been requested, the respective cookies are stored exclusively on the basis of the consent obtained (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR); this consent may be revoked at any time.

You have the option to set up your browser in such a manner that you will be notified any time cookies are placed and to permit the acceptance of cookies only in specific cases. You may also exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general or activate the delete function for the automatic eradication of cookies when the browser closes. If cookies are deactivated, the functions of this website may be limited.

In the event that third party cookies are used or if cookies are used for analytical purposes, we will separately notify you in conjunction with this Data Protection Policy and, if applicable, ask for your consent.

Cookie Consent with Usercentrics

This website uses the cookie consent technology of Usercentrics to obtain your consent to the storage of certain cookies on your device or for the use of specific technologies, and to document the former in a data protection compliant manner. The party offering this technology is Usercentrics GmbH, Rosental 4, 80331 München, Germany, website: https://usercentrics.com/ (hereinafter referred to as “Usercentrics”).

Whenever you visit our website, the following personal data will be transferred to Usercentrics:

Moreover, Usercentrics shall store a cookie in your browser to be able to allocate your declaration(s) of consent or any revocations of the former. The data that are recorded in this manner shall be stored until you ask us to eradicate them, delete the Usercentrics cookie or until the purpose for archiving the data no longer exists. This shall be without prejudice to any mandatory legal retention periods.

Usercentrics uses cookies to obtain the declarations of consent mandated by law. The legal basis for the use of specific technologies is Art. 6 Sect. 1 Sentence 1 lit. c GDPR.

Contract data processing agreement

Our company has executed a Contract Data Processing Agreement with Usercentrics. This is an Agreement mandated by data privacy protection legislation that warrants that Usercentrics processes all personal data of our website visitors exclusively in compliance with our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.

Server log files

The provider of this website and its pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. The information comprises:

This data is not merged with other data sources.

This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the technically error free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website. In order to achieve this, server log files must be recorded.

Contact form

If you submit inquiries to us via our contact form, the information provided in the contact form as well as any contact information provided therein will be stored by us in order to handle your inquiry and in the event that we have further questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is related to the execution of a contract or if it is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your agreement (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this has been requested.

The information you have entered into the contact form shall remain with us until you ask us to eradicate the data, revoke your consent to the archiving of data or if the purpose for which the information is being archived no longer exists (e.g. after we have concluded our response to your inquiry). This shall be without prejudice to any mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods.

Request by e-mail, telephone or fax

If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass these data on without your consent.

These data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR if your inquiry is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is required for the performance of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the data are processed on the basis of our legitimate interest in the effective handling of inquiries submitted to us (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR) if it has been obtained.

The data sent by you to us via contact requests remain with us until you request us to delete, revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage lapses (e.g. after completion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.

5. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior patterns of website visitors. To that end, the website operator receives a variety of user data, such as pages accessed, time spent on the page, the utilized operating system and the user’s origin. Google may consolidate these data in a profile that is allocated to the respective user or the user’s device.

Google Analytics uses technologies that make the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing the user behavior patterns (e.g. cookies or device fingerprinting). The website use information recorded by Google is, as a rule transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.

This analysis tool is used on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user patterns to optimize both, the services offered online and the operator’s advertising activities. If a corresponding agreement has been requested (e.g. an agreement to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at any time.

IP anonymization

On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states that have ratified the Convention on the European Economic Area prior to its transmission to the United States. The full IP address will be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyze your use of this website to generate reports on website activities and to render other services to the operator of this website that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted in conjunction with Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other data in Google’s possession.

Browser plug-in

You can prevent the recording and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Contract data processing

We have executed a contract data processing agreement with Google and are implementing the stringent provisions of the German data protection agencies to the fullest when using Google Analytics.

Archiving period

Data on the user or incident level stored by Google linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs (e.g. DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID) will be anonymized or deleted after 14 month. For details please click the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196?hl=en

6. Plug-ins and Tools

Google Web Fonts (local embedding)

This website uses so-called Web Fonts provided by Google to ensure the uniform use of fonts on this site. These Google fonts are locally installed so that a connection to Google’s servers will not be established in conjunction with this application.

For more information on Google Web Fonts, please follow this link: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.