Dutch-based United Group is the leading telecommunications and media operator in Southeast Europe, providing customers with a full range of telecommunications services. Active in eight countries, the company has approximately 11 million users and nearly 14,500 employees. United Group has the widest network coverage in the region and offers users the most attractive selection of TV content from around the world. Significant investments in digital infrastructure, content and technology ensure the excellence of the products and services it provides to customers.
To support its growth, United Group has partnered with a number of leading global investors. In March 2019, it became majority-owned by BC Partners, a leading global investment firm. Founded in 1986 as one of the first pan-European buy-out investors, BC Partners has grown and evolved into a leading alternative investment firm, investing principally in larger businesses in Europe and North America. Since inception, BC Partners has completed 122 acquisitions with a total enterprise value of over €160 billion and is currently advising funds totaling over €34 billion.