Mathias Schumacher is the Valuation leader for the UK and co-city leader for London. Mathias has more than 20 years of international experience within business valuation, transaction consulting and purchase price allocation.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Mathias was with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Standard & Poor's Corporate Value Consulting. Throughout his career he has developed expertise in advising global clients on cross-border transactions. Mathias also has in-depth experience in performing impairment tests, valuing intangible assets and performing purchase price allocations across multiple industries.
Mathias also advises many private equity firms, hedge funds, BDCs, sovereign wealth and infrastructure funds on valuation issues. He is responsible for portfolio valuation services across Europe.
Mathias holds a B.B.A. in finance from the Verwaltungs und Wirtschaftsakademie in Germany and a degree from the Paris-Sorbonne University. He is fluent in German and English and proficient in French and Spanish.
Currently, Mathias serves as an Associate Fellow of Said Business School at Oxford University, where he is a lecturer on the topic of Valuation.