Guntermann & Drunck

A leading provider of digital and analogue signal management equipment

 

Company

Guntermann & Drunck (G&D) was founded in 1985 with a focus on the development of products for software training. As a result of its innovation and manufacturing expertise, as well as its wide product range, G&D has established itself as a leading provider of digital and analogue computer signal management solutions. G&D's products are used in control room applications in industries such as air traffic control, industrial manufacturing and broadcasting and allow users to control multiple computers centrally.

Initial Situation

The founder and owner of G&D wanted to retire from the business, but ws concerned about his legacy. Steadfast Capital Fund III, LP, together with the management team acquired 100% of the business in July 2016 with a view to internationalising the customer base. This transaction involving management coupled with the new business strategy for G&D is in line with the personal and economic objectives of the owner.

Corporate Development

Steadfast Capital will work closely with the management, to support the folowing strategic and structural development projects:

  • Internationalisation of the product and customer base
  • Development of new product sectors and customer types
  • The creation of an expert non-executive board of directors