Otto Alaoui is a Principal of the Carlyle Credit Opportunities Fund, focused on France. He is based in London.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Alaoui was a Director for CVC where he worked six years. During his tenure at CVC, Mr. Alaoui focused on Private and Public Credit investments including junior debt and special situations. As a senior member of the team, he led several key transactions for CVC Credit in Europe. Prior to CVC, Mr. Alaoui worked for Providence Equity Partners where he was a member of the private equity team in London. At Providence Mr. Alaoui focused on large leverage buyout transactions in the Technology, Media, Telecommunications and Education sectors throughout Europe. Prior to joining Providence as an associate in 2011, Mr. Alaoui worked in the Investment Banking Division of UBS where he was as a member of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications group in London.
Mr. Alaoui received his MBA from Harvard Business School and has a MSc in business administration from HEC Paris, where he was an Eiffel Scholar.