Founded in 1968 by the Vezza family, Italgel has grown over the years to become a global player, diversifying its product and customer portfolio and building one of the most automated and efficient factories in the world. The company’s growth has been
achieved thanks to the expert guidance of Sandra Vezza, who today will continue to hold the position of President and CEO of the company. Italgel is a leader in the production of gelatine and collagen for a wide range of applications in the food, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries. With a strong international vocation, the company can count on a diversified network of leading global customers and distributors, consolidated relationships with European suppliers thanks to which it is able to ensure the total traceability and quality of raw materials, as well as a high level of product customization. The production plant in Santa Vittoria d’Alba, one of the largest and most advanced in the world, guarantees high levels of flexibility and quality.The private equity fund Bregal Unternehmerkapital (“BU”) has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Italgel S.r.l. (“”Italgel””), a leading global player in the production of gelatine and collagen with over 50 years of history, from Italgelatine S.p.A.. This deal represents the second transaction completed by BU in Italy.
The transaction was carried out in collaboration with the Vezza family (founder of Italgel) and aims to consolidate the company’s leadership in the global market for the production of gelatine and collagen. The development plan foresees important
investments aimed at further increasing the current production capacity and, at the same time, strengthening the company’s market positioning, also through add-on operations.”