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 the acquisition and subsequent initial public offerings of Applus+ and Telecable in Spain; a partnership with the founding family of Logoplaste in Portugal; serving on their boards in different capacities; and serving as Chairman of the boards of CUPA and Grupo Palacios in Spain.
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.