Bregal Unternehmerkapital acquires stake in BSI from Capvis: the advisors

Bregal Unternehmerkapital, advised by Walder Wyss, entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in BSI Software, a provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Customer Experience (CX) software solutions advised by Niederer Kraft Frey (“NKF”), from Capvis Equity V, advised by Bär & Karrer. The closing is subject to merger control notifications.

Walder Wyss’ team

The team was led by corporate/M&A partner Stefan Knobloch (pictured left), corporate/M&A partner Alex Nikitine (pictured right) and corporate/ M&A associate Erik Lanz and further included Fabian Akeret (senior associate, corporate/M&A), Christian A. Schmid (senior associate, corporate/M&A), Amina Chammah (associate, data protection), Alice Vorburger (managing associate, corporate/M&A), Katja Rauber (associate, employment), Michael Kissling (senior associate, corporate/M&A), Michelle Sollberger (associate, employment), Nadja D. Leuthardt (senior associate, real estate), Valentin Wiesner (managing associate, banking & finance), Carmen Stetter (trainee, corporate/M&A), Andrea Haefeli (counsel, corporate/M&A), Janine Corti (counsel, tax), Sarah Vettiger (senior associate, banking & finance), Hugh Reeves (managing associate, IP & IT), Simone Wetzstein (partner, employment), Dario Galli (managing associate, corporate/M&A), André Kuhn (partner, real estate/corporate/M&A), Lukas Wyss (partner, finance), Maurus Winzap (partner, tax) and Emma Blass (trainee, data protection)

NKF’s team

The NKF team was led by corporate/M&A partner Manuel Werder (pictured below), working with associate Noemi Loretz and junior associate Nicolas Keil (both corporate/M&A), as well as partner Daniela Schmucki (tax).

Manuel Werder
Bär & Karrer’s team

The team is co-led by Christoph Neeracher (pictured below left) and Philippe Seiler (pictured below right) and includes Luca Jagmetti, Elisabeth Rinderknecht and Lazar Lepir (all M&A), Susanne Schreiber, Martin Leu and Anke Stumm (all tax/structuring), Markus Wang and Jonas Bornhauser (both IP/IT), as well as Lukas Roesler (financing).

Christoph Neeracher and Philippe Seiler
BSI Software and Bregal Unternehmerkapital

Bregal Unternehmerkapital will support the BSI Software team in the continuation of its customer-oriented growth strategy, expansion in Europe and the development of its software platform.