GOF advises ARCUS Capital on investment in BitterPower GmbH

Munich, December 23, 2020 – Commercial law firm Gütt Olk Feldhaus advised ARCUS Capital AG on the acquisition of a majority stake in BitterPower GmbH.

The founders Jan Stratmann and Andre Sierek as well as the investor Judith Williams will continue to hold a stake in BitterPower GmbH via a reverse investment. In their management function Jan Stratmann und Andre Sierek intend to systematically evolve BitterPower GmbH together with ARCUS Capital AG.

BitterPower GmbH, based in Mannheim, Germany, distributes dietary supplements under the "BitterLiebe" brand. Following its successful participation in the German TV programme "Die Höhle der Löwen" the company quickly gained popularity and was able to position itself sustainably in the market. The product portfolio currently includes bitter substances available as drops, capsules, powder and tea, which are manufactured in Germany and contain only natural ingredients.

ARCUS Capital is a Munich-based independent investment company focusing on majority investments in medium-sized family-owned companies in the DACH region.

Gütt Olk Feldhaus provided legal advice to ARCUS Capital in all phases of the transaction process.

Legal advisors to ARCUS Capital AG:

Gütt Olk Feldhaus, Munich: Dr. Sebastian Olk (Partner, Corporate/M&A, lead), Dr. Tilmann Gütt (Partner, Banking/Finance, lead), Thomas Becker (Of Counsel, IP/IT), Matthias Uelner (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Dominik Forstner (Associate, Corporate/M&A)

Altenburg Fachanwälte für Arbeitsrecht, Munich: Andreas Ege, Dr. Dirk Schnelle (both Employment)

Blomstein, Berlin: Dr.Max Klasse (Regulatory)

About Gütt Olk Feldhaus:

Gütt Olk Feldhaus is a leading international law firm based in Munich. We provide legal advice on all aspects of commercial and corporate law. We focus on corporate law, M&A, private equity and financing. We also handle litigation in these areas.


Dr. Sebastian Olk
Tel. +49 89 24 22 41 120

Dr. Tilmann Gütt
Tel. +49 89 24 22 41 110