Stefan Hölzemann

Stefan Hölzemann advises both medium-sized companies and large groups on corporate tax issues. His main focus is on corporate reorganization, international and cross-border tax law and supporting M&A transactions from a tax point of view. Another key area of his activities is advising fund investors (companies, fund-of-funds, family offices) investing in closed-end fund products, in particular in the sectors private equity, infrastructure and real estate.

Stefan Hölzemann is a member of the "Deutsche Steuerjuristische Gesellschaft", the "International Fiscal Association", "Berliner Steuergespräche" and "Münchner Unternehmenssteuerforum". Further, he is a member of the WTS Allicance's board of directors, an international network of consultancy firms from more than 100 countries located in Rotterdam.

Having successfully terminated his apprenticeship as tax inspector of the Rhineland-Palatinate financial administration, his law studies and his traineeship, Stefan Hölzemann started his professional career as research associate in the department for tax law at the Mainz University before starting as manager International Tax and M&A in the group tax department of Siemens AG, Munich. Subsequently in the year 2000, Stefan Hölzemann joined WTS AG in Munich as a founding member, where he worked for five years as director and head of the Munich office. Most recently, Stefan Hölzemann was partner and co-head of an international law firm's tax department, where he advised in particular on corporate tax issues, M&A transactions and the structuring of closed-end funds. Stefan Hölzemann is a partner and director of our firm and - jointly with Torsten Löbbert - heading the interdisciplinary competence sector "Restructuring & Transactions". 

Languages: German, English


  • Herzig et al., Handbuch zur Unternehmensteuerreform 2008 [Handbook of Corporate Tax Reform], published by ZAP
  • "Neues zur steuerlichen Anerkennung ausländischer Kapitalgesellschaften – sind eigenes Personal, eigene Geschäftsräume und eigene Geschäftsveranstaltung erforderlich?“ [Update on tax recognition of foreign corporate entities - are the company‘s own personnel, premises and business event necessary?], Internationales Steuerrecht 2006, p. 830 etc.
  • Co-Author in Haase/Hruschka (Hrsg.), UmwStG, Praxiskommentar, 2012, Erich Schmidt Verlag


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