Alex Wagenberg is a Managing Director advising Carlyle's funds on European buyout opportunities. Mr. Wagenberg joined Carlyle in 2000 and has been a Managing Director since 2008.
Since joining Carlyle, Mr. Wagenberg has worked on many notable deals including recently the acquisition and subsequent IPOs of Applus+ and Telecable in Spain and the partnership with the founding family of Logoplaste in Portugal; serving on their boards in different capacities as well as currently serving as chairman of the boards of both CUPA and Grupo Palacios in Spain.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Wagenberg spent six years in operational roles among them as CFO of eDreams, Inc. in Barcelona, and CEO of Hilti's Inc. distribution business in Colombia. He also worked for seven years in the M&A 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.