Helder’s practice is focused on the formation and operation of private equity firms. His track record of several dozen fund formation projects ranges from small early-stage venture capital firms to large buyout funds. Helder also regularly provides advice to selected institutional and private investors with regard to their limited-partner investments in private-equity and venture capital funds.
Helder frequently publishes on matters of international taxation and on fund-related issues. Helder is an assistant professor in International and European Tax Law at Kiel University. He is also a guest lecturer at Germany’s Federal Academy of Finance. He is a co-founder of the well-established Berlin Tax Talks (Berliner Steuergespräche), the Hamburg Fund Talks (Hamburger Fondsgespräche) and the Hamburg Tax Dialogue (Hamburger Steuerdialog).