Expertise

Corporate law
M&A

 

Curriculum vitae

Admitted to the German bar as Rechtsanwalt in 2004.

Dr. Sebastian Olk is a founding partner of Gütt Olk Feldhaus and advises on all corporate and business law matters. He has broad experience in the areas of complex national and cross-border M&A transactions and in providing day-to-day advice on corporate law aspects (including re-organizations and joint ventures). His clients include leading corporations, financial investors und private clients. His expertise particularly covers advising leading on small to mid cap transactions.

Sebastian graduated from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich and completed his legal traineeship in Munich and New York. He holds a doctorate degree (Dr. jur.) of the University of Regensburg. Sebastian worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Munich from 2005 until 2008 and at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP in Munich and New York from 2008 until founding Gütt Olk Feldhaus in 2011. In 2008, he was seconded to the Group Legal Department of Infineon Technologies AG in Neubiberg. In 2009, Sebastian worked at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York.

Sebastian has been appointed as a part-time lecturer at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich. He is the author of numerous publications, particularly in the fields of corporate and private international law. Sebastian has been also appointed an examiner for the First State Examination in Law by the Bavarian Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection.

 

Reference clients

  • Regularly advises ZF Friedrichshafen on joint ventures and other M&A transactions, including the joint venture with e.GO Mobile and acquisition of a stake in the ASAP Group
  • Regularly advises Perusa Partners on M&A transactions, including on acquisition of the MÜPRO Group and the acquisition and sale of the Senator Group
  • Regularly advises BlackFin Capital Partners, including on its sale of the finanzen.de Group and acquisition of Bonnfinanz from the Zurich Group
  • Regularly advises MAN Energy Solutions SE, e.g. on its investment in H-Tec Systems

Latest news

18.06.2021

GOF advises ZF Friedrichshafen in the context of AAC's investment in Ibeo

15.06.2021

Gütt Olk Feldhaus and Dr. Sebastian Olk again ranked by WirtschaftsWoche as Top Law Firm and Top Lawyer for Mergers & Acquisitions

28.05.2021

Gütt Olk Feldhaus and Dr. Sebastian Olk again ranked by WirtschaftsWoche as Top Law Firm and Top Lawyer for Corporate Law

18.03.2021

GOF advises sofatutor founders and management on sale of the company and entry of new investors

11.03.2021

GOF advises shareholders of Kapten & Son Group on the sale of a minority stake to Ardian Growth

27.01.2021

GOF advises ARCUS Capital on investment in recruitmentsoftware developer milch & zucker

27.01.2021

GOF advises Harald Quandt Industriebeteiligungen on establishing a growth platform with HORN & COSIFAN and PK Office

19.01.2021

GOF advises MAN Energy Solutions on the Acquisition of Majority Stake in H-TEC SYSTEMS

23.12.2020

GOF advises ARCUS Capital on investment in BitterPower GmbH

15.10.2020

GOF advises shareholders of DITTRICH + CO on the sale of a minority stake to VR Equitypartner

05.08.2020

GOF advises Career Partner on the sale of PROAKTIV Management

13.07.2020

GOF Lawyers again awarded "Best Lawyers" 2020 by Handelsblatt

07.07.2020

GOF advises ZF Friedrichshafen on the sale of Astyx to GM Cruise

16.06.2020

Gütt Olk Feldhaus and Dr. Sebastian Olk again distinguished in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions by WirtschaftsWoche

13.02.2020

GOF Partner Dr. Sebastian Olk speaks at Dealsourcing 2020

07.02.2020

GOF advises LEA Partners on Strategic Investment in Enscape

18.12.2019

Gütt Olk Feldhaus advises ARCUS Capital on acquisition of a majority interest in Lässig GmbH

11.12.2019

Gütt Olk Feldhaus advises LEA Partners on acquisition of a majority share in Midoco Group

15.10.2019

Gütt Olk Feldhaus advises KKA Partners on acquisition of a participation in EVAGO Group

05.06.2019

WirtschaftsWoche Top Anwälte 2019 – Dr. Sebastian Olk ranked amongst Best Corporate Law Experts in Germany

22.05.2019

Gütt Olk Feldhaus advises BlackFin on Acquisition of Bonnfinanz

16.05.2019

Gütt Olk Feldhaus advises ZF Friedrichshafen on the Acquisition of a 90% Participation in Simi Reality Motion Systems

16.05.2019

Gütt Olk Feldhaus advises E3 Group on Acquiring Keck Group

26.03.2019

Gütt Olk Feldhaus advises MAN Energy Solutions on Acquisition of a Partcipation in H-TEC SYSTEMS

25.02.2019

Gütt Olk Feldhaus advises founders of sonnen Group on takeover by Shell Overseas Investment B.V.

22.01.2019

Gütt Olk Feldhaus advises Perusa on the sale of Senator Group