Breitling Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1884

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 1,900


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 8

  • Investments
  • 1

Breitling General Information


Manufacturer of watches and related accessories focused on the full spectrum of airborne, land, seagoing and underwater adventures. The company offers quartz and chronograph watches with various features including dual-time and world-time systems that feature a distinctive modern-retro design style, enabling the customers to choose the desired product as per their needs.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Luxury Goods
Corporate Office
  • Léon Breitling-Strasse 2
  • 2540 Grenchen
  • Switzerland
+41 032 000 00 00

Breitling Timeline

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Breitling Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Breitling Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Manufacturer of watches and related accessories focused on the full spectrum of airborne, land, seagoing and underwater
Grenchen, Switzerland
1,900 As of 2024
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Middlebury, CT
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Breitling Competitors (8)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Bremont Private Equity-Backed Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom 000 000.00 0000000 0000 000.00
Timex Group USA Private Equity-Backed Middlebury, CT 0000 000000000 00
Panerai Corporation Meyrin, Switzerland
HYT Watches Formerly VC-backed Neuchatel, Switzerland 00 000.00 000000&0
Swatch Corporation Biel/Bienne, Switzerland 00000
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Breitling Patents

Breitling Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-D996235-S1 Watch casing with dial Active 30-May-2022
US-D938832-S1 Watch case Active 16-Oct-2020 0
US-D900647-S1 Watch dial Active 19-Mar-2019
US-D899274-S1 Watch dial Active 19-Mar-2019
US-D902746-S1 Watch case Active 19-Mar-2019 0
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Breitling Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Georges Kern Chief Executive Officer
Lars Kaestle Ph.D Chief Financial Officer & Managing Director
Antonio Carriero Chief Digital & Technology Officer
Tim Sayler Chief Marketing Officer
Nasr-Eddine Benaissa Chief Commercial Officer
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Breitling Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
000000 0000000 Partners Group Chairman 000 0000
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Breitling Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Breitling Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Breitling Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Universal Genève 12-Dec-2023 0000000000 0000 Accessories 0000000 0
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Breitling Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Universal Genève Accessories Switzerland 0000
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Breitling FAQs

  • When was Breitling founded?

    Breitling was founded in 1884.

  • Who is the CEO of Breitling?

    Georges Kern is the CEO of Breitling.

  • Where is Breitling headquartered?

    Breitling is headquartered in Grenchen, Switzerland.

  • What is the size of Breitling?

    Breitling has 1,900 total employees.

  • What industry is Breitling in?

    Breitling’s primary industry is Accessories.

  • Is Breitling a private or public company?

    Breitling is a Private company.

  • What is Breitling’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Breitling is 00000.

  • How much funding has Breitling raised over time?

    Breitling has raised $218M.

  • Who are Breitling’s investors?

    Fiduciary Co-Investment Partners, Trail Europe, Partners Group, and CVC Capital Partners have invested in Breitling.

  • Who are Breitling’s competitors?

    Bremont, Timex Group USA, Panerai, HYT Watches, and Swatch are some of the 8 competitors of Breitling.

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