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William Henry Pannell

In 1869, he founded his own CPA firm, W. H. Pannell & Co., in London.

Errol Kerr

Together with his partner, he founded a CPA firm in 1911, located in the Ritz-Carlton hotel on Madison Avenue, New York.

William J. Forster

substantially influenced the hospitality industry by developing the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI) in the 1920s.

PKF network

In 1969 four international accounting firms entered into a partnership and founded a joint venture open for further members.

PKF hotelexperts

Internationally recognised market leader in hotel consulting

Our unique combination of auditing and hotel consulting expertise provides the basis for service quality and reliability. We deliver independent advice based on realistic assumptions and evaluations.

We focus on the following fields:

  • Hotels, motels and resorts
  • Conference, congress and exhibition centres
  • Serviced apartments/Boarding houses
  • Airports (including airport hotels and related developments)
  • Mixed-use developments
  • Restaurants and other food & beverage facilities

Locally rooted

PKF Munich is part of the PKF public accounting and consulting network. Our local partner in the field of tax accounting is PKF Industrie- und Verkehrstreuhand GmbH, a partner-managed independent firm of accountants, tax and business advisers with its registered office in Munich.

PKF Munich (tax accounting)

Our global PKF network is extremely valuable for complex international projects. It enables us to efficiently conduct assignments worldwide.

  • 150 countries
     
  • 400 locations
     
  • approx. 18,000 employees

PKF International

We support you during the entire life cycle of a hotel

Development phase

Feasibility studies, Valuations, Investor and operator search and selection, Architectural and strategic consultancy

Operating phase

Asset management, Ownership controlling, Valuations, Repositioning, Restructuring, Portfolio analysis

Transaction phase

Determination of purchase price, Due Diligence, Investor search

Team

Isabel Sophie Bachmann
Senior Consultant
München

Qualifications:

  • M.A.
  • Senior Consultant

Career:

  • With PKF hotelexperts Munich since 2015
  • Studied hospitality management at Munich University of Applied Sciences
  • Studied innovation and management in tourism with specialization in hospitality management at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Main tasks:

  • Location and market analyses
  • Feasibility studies
  • Valuations
  • Operation analyses of hotels
  • Owner controlling

Languages:

  • German (native language)
  • English
Contact:

Maximilianstr. 27
80539 München

Phone: +49 (0) 89 290 32 200
Fax: +49 (0)89 29 032 -222

Hendrik Heidemann
Junior Consultant
München

Qualifications:

  • M.A.
  • Junior Consultant

Career:

  • With PKF hotelexperts Munich since 2019
  • Studied tourism management at Munich University of Applied Sciences
  • Studied tourism economics at Jade University of Applied Sciences in Wilhelmshaven
  • Studied technical management & marketing at Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences

Main tasks:

  • Location and market analyses
  • Feasibility studies
  • Valuations
  • Operation analyses of hotels
  • Owner controlling

Languages:

  • German (native language)
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
Contact:

Maximilianstr. 27
80539 München

Phone: +49 (0) 89 290 32 200
Fax: +49 (0)89 29 032 -222

Caroline Schade
Assistant to Managing Partners
München

Qualifications:

  • M.A.
  • Assistant to Managing Partners

Career:

  • With PKF hotelexperts Munich since 2012
  • Secretary linguist/clerk with the German branch of a US company in Freising
  • Vocational educaction as foreign language correspondence clerk (IHK)
  • Studies of English and French language and literature in Trier and Paris (Sorbonne)

Main tasks:

  • Support in search and selection of hotel operators
  • Support in marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Preparation of quotations

Languages:

  • German (native language)
  • English
  • French
Contact:

Maximilianstr. 27
80539 München

Phone: +49 (0) 89 290 32 200
Fax: +49 (0)89 29 032 -222

Christopher Schofnegger
Research Analyst
München

Qualifications:

  • B.A.
  • Research Analyst

Career:

  • With PKF hotelexperts Munich since 2019
  • Studied hospitality management at the International University of Bad Honnef (IUBH)
  • Traineeship in Tourism at the Carinthian Tourism School in Warmbad Villach, Austria

Main tasks:

  • Location and market analyses
  • Feasibility studies
  • Collection, analysis and presentation of market data
  • Preparation of market reports

Languages:

  • German (native language)
  • English
  • Italian
Contact:

Maximilianstr. 27
80539 München

Phone: +49 (0) 89 290 32 200
Fax: +49 (0)89 29 032 -222

Ulrike Schüler
Managing Partner
München

Qualifications:

  • Diplom-Kauffrau
  • Managing Partner

Career:

  • With PKF Munich since 2001, Managing Partner with PKF hotelexperts Munich since 2004
  • Development Manager with Accor in Munich
  • Assistant to the management board of an international service company in Vienna
  • Studied business administration at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich
  • Semester abroad at the Sorbonne in Paris

Main consulting activities:

  • Economic consultancy in regard to the conclusion of an operator contract
  • Search and selection of hotel operators
  • Feasibility studies in regard to hotels and tourism projects
  • (Re-)positioning of hotels
  • Transaction consultancy

Languages:

  • German (native language)
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
Contact:

Maximilianstr. 27
80539 München

Phone: +49 (0) 89 290 32 200
Fax: +49 (0)89 29 032 -222

Ulf Templin
Managing Partner
München

Qualifications:

  • Diplom-Betriebswirt (FH)
  • Managing Partner

Career:

  • With PKF Munich since 1997; Managing Partner with PKF hotelexperts Munich since 2008
  • Tax consultant exam in 2003
  • Studied business administration with focus on tourism in Munich
  • Apprenticeship as qualified hotel employee in Bremen

Main consulting activities:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Valuations
  • Search and selection of hotel operators
  • Negotiation of operating contracts
  • Operation analyses of hotels
  • New conceptual design of hotels

Languages:

  • German (native language)
  • English
Contact:

Maximilianstr. 27
80539 München

Phone: +49 (0) 89 290 32 200
Fax: +49 (0)89 29 032 -222

Globally connected

Besides the international PKF tax consultancies, PKF Munich can rely on cooperation with further PKF offices specialising in hotel consulting around the world, including:

Commitment

PKF hotelexperts is sponsor of the MSC youth teams

As part of our social commitment, PKF hotelexperts Munich is sponsoring sports kit for the Girls C, Girls B, Girls A, Female Youth B and Female Youth A teams at MSC Munich.

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