Finance LoungeDo Family Firms have an advantage in the access to bank finance?We would like to invite you to our Finance Lounge:“Do Family Firms have an advantage in the access to bank finance?”Speaker: Martin Wendt (Euler Hermes) with subsequent panel discussionThursday, October 5th 2017, 06:00 – 08:30 pmMerkur-Zimmer, Handelskammer, Adolphsplatz 1, 20457 HamburgFamily firms like the Otto-Group, Hoyer, Jungheinrich, Fielmann and Wempe shape the economic landscape in Germany. They are said to be reliant, resistant to economic downturns and to stick to their family values.In his dissertation Martin Wendt (IMF Institut für Mittelstand und Familienunternehmen, HSBA) aims to explore differences of family firms and non-family firms about their capital structure.After the presentation of the study, welcome the following guests to our panel discussion: Björn Albert | Head of Specialty, Euler HermesThomas Bothe | Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung Mittelstandsbank Nord, Commerzbank AGDr. Matthias Holzamer | Partner, Roland BergerGerd Peters | CFO, HOYER GmbHProf. Dr. Stefan Prigge | HSBA und IMF Institut für Mittelstand und FamilienunternehmenThe participation to this event is free. If you have any further questions, don't hesitate to contact us. Of course you may forward this invitation to colleagues and friends.We look forward to welcoming you at our event!