Bregal Unternehmerkapital (“BU”) is a leading family-backed investment firm with offices in Zug, Munich and Milan. As part of a family-owned business, the funds advised by BU invest in mid-sized companies based in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Northern Italy. Bregal specialises in holdings which favour long-term commitment and which are independent of financial market developments. With the mission to be the partner of choice for entrepreneurs and family-owned businesses, BU seeks to partner with market leaders and “hidden champions” with strong management teams and outbreak potential. Since its founding in 2015, the funds managed by BU have invested over €3 billion in more than 100 companies, supporting over 20,000 employees, and working in partnership with entrepreneurs and families to develop, internationalize, and digitize their businesses, while helping them generate sustainable value on a responsible basis with the next generation in mind.