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Bregal Unternehmerkapital closes oversubscribed Fund IV at €2.65bn

Munich-based private equity firm Bregal Unternehmerkapital has held the closing of its fourth fund, Bregal Unternehmerkapital IV with total capital commitments of €2.65bn.

Fund IV, which was significantly oversubscribed and successfully closed at its hard cap, secured strong investor support from existing clients as well as over 30 new investors, according to a press statement.

Fund IV will make equity investments between €75m and €300m to support regional and global mid-sized companies across software, industrial technology, business services and healthcare.

Since 2015, BU’s 50-person investment team has worked closely with the firm’s portfolio companies to achieve an EBITDA lift of over 20% pa and create more than 7,700 new jobs for a total of over 27,000 employees across the portfolio today. Over the period, funds advised by BU have invested more than €3.0bn in over 100 companies in the middle market.

Goodwin Procter and Campbell Lutyens advised BU on the fund.

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