Equity capital for mid-sized companies in the DACH region and Northern Italy.
The Bregal Unternhemerkapital (BU) funds invest in mid-sized companies across a wide range of sectors in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Northern Italy with a focus on market leaders and “hidden champions” with strong management teams and outbreak potential. BU targets equity investments generally between €50 and €250 million and is currently investing a c.€1.9 billion fund.
Since its inception in 2015, BU has been one of the most active investors in the German-speaking region, consistently deploying capital and completing more than 60 transactions, largely bought directly from their founders and family owners. With patient capital, entrepreneurial expertise and a partnership approach, the BU team works closely with entrepreneurs to develop, internationalise and digitalise portfolio companies, and to help them generate sustainable value on a responsible basis.
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Geographical focus: DACH and Northern Italy
We champion a responsible investment approach focused on creating long-term, sustainable value and are conscious of the responsibilities we have towards all our stakeholders.