Mr. Hörauf brings more than 12 years of consulting experience in forensic investigations as well as on damages in international arbitration and litigation with a focus on data mining, data analysis and business modelling. He also has eight years of experience in the area of forensic technology, tools and methodologies.
He has worked with international teams on client projects in Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Norway, U.K., Ukraine, Switzerland and the U.S.
Mr. Hörauf has been involved in various complex international investigations with a focus on forensic audits, financial statement fraud, FCPA compliance reviews, anti-bribery and corruption matters.
His recent assignments include a large forensic investigation at an international bank with focus on electronic discovery, data analytics, forensic accounting and review management, working as an advisor to the supervisory board regarding the entire portfolio of high-risk cases. Further, he was engaged by a German metal components manufacturer to perform a special investigation where Mr. Hörauf analyzed electronic data for indications of fraud as well as alleged breaches of FCPA and international anti-bribery law. He also worked on a large investigation at a pharmaceutical company which had misstated it’s revenues where Mr. Hörauf was in charge of analyzing financial as well as procedural data to detect fraudulent action.
Aside from supporting complex investigations, he has extensive experience in legal disputes and has been involved in various international post-merger and commercial disputes with clients of different sectors.
Recently, Mr. Hörauf has worked on a very large post-merger dispute in the pharmaceutical industry where he was in charge of assessing damages by calculating lost profits based on finance and production data extracted from the client’s data warehouse systems. Further, he was engaged by a large international client from the automotive sector facing a damage claim from a main supplier due to alleged wrongful termination of a long-term supply contract, where Mr. Hörauf ran extensive analysis to assess damages supporting the defendant.
Prior to joining A&M, he worked for The Boston Consulting Group where he worked on various pre- and post-merger deals with focus on clients in the industrial goods and financial services sectors.
Mr. Hörauf earned a master’s degree in information engineering from the Technical University of Cologne in Germany. A German national, he is fluent in German and English.