GOF advises founders of Asphaltgold on sale to Arklyz Group

Photo: Adrian von Prit­t­witz is a Part­ner at Gütt Olk Feld­haus in Munich
11. May 2022

Darmstadt/ Munich — Gütt Olk Feld­haus advi­sed the foun­der and sole share­hol­der of asphalt­gold GmbH & Co KG on the sale to Arklyz Group. The Asphalt­gold foun­der will remain with the company as mana­ging direc­tor after the tran­sac­tion has been completed.

Foun­der Dani Benz has deve­lo­ped Asphalt­gold, based in Darm­stadt, into one of the leading online stores for snea­k­ers, street­wear clot­hing and life­style products in the top-tier segment since its foun­ding in 2008. In addi­tion to the online store, the company, which now has more than 200 employees, also opera­tes a flag­ship store in Darmstadt.

Arklyz Group, based in Stans, Switz­er­land, is active in the sports, life­style and athlei­sure sectors. Arklyz Group’s holdings include inter­na­tio­nal street­wear retailer The Athlete’s Foot and sports sock manu­fac­tu­rer Intersocks.

Legal advi­sors to the seller: Gütt Olk Feld­haus, Munich
Adrian von Prit­t­witz (Part­ner, Corporate/M&A, Lead), Thomas Becker (Of Coun­sel, IP/IT/Data Protec­tion), Dr. Domi­nik Forst­ner (Asso­ciate, Corporate/M&A)
MOOG, Darm­stadt: Marc Sälzer, LL.M. (taxes)

About Gütt Olk Feldhaus

Gütt Olk Feld­haus is a leading inter­na­tio­nal law firm based in Munich. We provide compre­hen­sive advice on commer­cial and corpo­rate law. Our focus is on corpo­rate law, M&A, private equity and finan­cing. In these specia­list areas we also take on the litigation.

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