Alex Wagenberg is a Managing Director and Partner on the Carlyle Europe Partners (CEP) investment advisory team. He covers CEP investments in the UK and Iberia across all sectors and oversees the UK and Iberian teams for the Carlyle European Buyout fund.
Mr. Wagenberg joined Carlyle in 2001 and has been a Managing Director since 2009. Mr. Wagenberg has worked on a number of notable deals, including the acquisition and subsequent initial public offerings of Applus and Telecable; the partnerships with the founding families of Logoplaste and Jeanologia; serving on each of their Board of Directors in different capacities. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Raventós Codorníu and Altadia and is a member of the Board of Directors of Garnica, Jeanologia and Anthesis and in the past was Chairman of the Board of CUPA, Telecable and Palacios.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Wagenberg spent six years in operational roles, among them as Chief Financial Officer of eDreams, Inc. in Barcelona, and Chief Executive Officer of Hilti’s Inc. distribution business in Colombia. He also worked for seven years in the mergers and acquisitions department of Goldman Sachs, operating from their New York, London and Madrid offices.
Mr. Wagenberg is a Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University, with a degree in civil engineering and operations research.