WHU Finance Society

A student initiative of WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management.

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About Us

Welcome to the website of the WHU Finance Society! 

We are a student initiative of the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management and see ourselves as an active link between our members and the world of finance. In this sense, at the one hand, we promote the professional and practical suitability of our members and help them on the other hand to establish contact with company representatives, and thus starting a career in the financial industry. We invite you to sign up for our newsletter and so always stay up to date!

Activities

Our activities can be divided into two categories: Education and Networking

Education

Preparation courses for Spring Weeks and Summer Internships of investment banks

Technical Training for Corporate Finance Interviews

Free subscriptions to various business magazines (such as Focus Money, Capital, and Euro)


Networking

M&A Workshops with investment banks followed by exclusive dinners at the WHU campus;

Trips to Frankfurt with in-house company presentations, guided tours and workshops at leading financial institutions;

CV and Cover Letter screening

Management Board

Niclas Thamm

Niclas is an undergraduate in the 3rd semester and serves as Chairman of the WHU Finance Society. He is responsible for the strategic development and the representation of the society. Prior to his studies, he completed a commercial bank training and an internship in institutional asset management. He spent his first internship during his studies in a M&A boutique with a focus on Real Estate. His main interest is Corporate Finance, especially M&A.

Alexandros Tzavellas

Alexandros is an undergraduate in the 3rd semester and serves as Vice Chairman of the WHU Finance Society. He is responsible for the strategic process management of the society. Prior to his studies, he completed a commercial bank training and an internship in institutional real estate financing. He spent his first internship during his studies at an ETF / ETC structuring desk of an investment bank. His main interest is Corporate Finance, especially Valuation Theory.

Philipp Buhr

Philipp is an undergraduate in the 3rd semester and serves as board member of the WHU Finance Society. His responsibilities include the event and project management. Prior to his studies, he completed several internships in industrial companies. He spent his first internship during his studies in a private equity firm. His main interest is Corporate Finance, especially Private Equity.

Jan Spörer

Jan is an undergraduate in the 3rd semester and serves as board member of the WHU Finance Society. He is responsible for Treasury management. Prior to his studies, he completed several internships in industrial companies. He spent his first internship during his studies in an audit firm. His main interest is Corporate Finance, especially Valuation Theory.

Leon Kayser

Leon is an undergraduate in the 3rd semester and serves as board member. He is responsible for IT & Marketing of the society. Prior to his studies, he completed several internships in the finance sector. He spent his first internship during his studies, in a M&A boutique focused on mid-cap clients. His main interest is Corporate Finance, especially M&A.

Der Vorstand

Niclas Thamm

Niclas ist Undergraduate im 3. Semester und als Vorsitzender der Society für die strategische Ausrichtung und die Vertretung nach außen verantwortlich. Vor seinem Studium absolvierte er eine Ausbildung zum Bankkaufmann und ein Praktikum im institutionellen Asset Management. Sein erstes Praktikum im Studium verbrachte er in einer M&A Boutique mit Fokus auf Real Estate. Sein Interessenschwerpunkt ist Corporate Finance, insbesondere M&A.

Alexandros Tzavellas

Alexandros ist Undergraduate im 3. Semester und als stellv. Vorsitzender der Society für das Prozessmanagement innerhalb des Vereins verantwortlich. Vor seinem Studium absolvierte er eine Ausbildung zum Bankkaufmann und ein Praktikum in der institutionellen Immobilienfinanzierung. Sein erstes Praktikum im Studium verbrachte er dem ETF / ETC Structuring-Desk einer Investmentbank. Sein Interessensschwerpunkt ist Corporate Finance, insbesondere Valuation Theory.

Philipp Buhr

Philipp ist Undergraduate im 3. Semester und als Vorstandsmitglied der Society für die Programmleitung verantwortlich. Vor seinem Studium absolvierte er mehrere Praktika in verschiedenen Industrieunternehmen. Sein erstes Praktikum im Studium verbrachte er in einem Private Equity Fonds. Sein Interessensschwerpunkt ist Corporate Finance, insbesondere Private Equity.

Jan Spörer

Jan ist Undergraduate im 3. Semester und als Vorstandsmitglied für den Bereich Finanzen verantwortlich. Vor seinem Studium absolvierte er mehrere Praktika in verschiedenen Industrieunternehmen. Sein erstes Praktikum im Studium verbrachte er in einer Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. Sein Interessensschwerpunkt ist Corporate Finance, insbesondere Valuation Theory.

Leon Kayser

Leon ist Undergraduate im 3. Semester und als Vorstandsmitglied für die Bereiche IT & Marketing verantwortlich. Vor seinem Studium absolvierte er mehrere Praktika in der Finanzindustrie. Sein erstes Praktikum im Studium verbrachte er in einer M&A Boutique mit Fokus auf Mid Caps. Sein Interessenschwerpunkt ist Corporate Finance, insbesondere M&A.

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