About

Bregal Investments is an international private equity firm providing a platform for five direct investment teams and a fund-of-funds team across the US and Europe.

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Funds

All our investment teams have distinct investment strategies and focus on investing in mid-market companies in a variety of sectors in the US and Europe.

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Flexible capital and strategic assistance for market-leading companies in high-growth sectors.

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Equity capital for mid-sized companies in the DACH region and Northern Italy.

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Providing growth capital and strategic assistance to ambitious, market leading technology companies in Europe.

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Building world-class businesses in the middle market in North America.

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Energy, power and renewables focused middle market fund.

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Private equity funds, co-investments and secondaries.

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People

Our experienced global investment team seeks to create long-standing relationships and drive lasting impact within our portfolio companies.

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Responsibility

We champion a responsible investment approach focused on creating long-term, sustainable value and are conscious of the responsibilities we have towards all our stakeholders. 

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Case studies

Examples of how we are collaborating with our portfolio companies to improve their ESG performance.

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Employee giving

Our Philanthropy Programme is designed to encourage our employees to become more active in charitable organisations.

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Bregal Helps Initiative

In early 2020, together with the COFRA Foundation, senior Bregal employees also established a €3 million Bregal Helps Initiative to help our portfolio companies support their local communities affected by Covid-19.  

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Locations

We have offices in seven locations in the US, UK, Germany, Jersey, Luxembourg and Italy.

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Alain Carrier

Chief Executive Officer

Bregal Investments

Alain Carrier joined Bregal in November 2021. 

Prior to joining Bregal, Alain was a Senior Managing Director & Head of International at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments).  He was responsible for the company’s international markets and offices including in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Alain joined CPP Investments in 2008 as Managing Director for Europe and oversaw the establishment of CPP Investments’ London office. He later became Global Head of Infrastructure and Head of Europe. Prior to CPP Investments, Alain spent more than ten years in the Investment Banking team at Goldman Sachs in New York and London. He started his career as an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York.

Alain serves as a member on the investment committees of Bregal Unternehmerkapital, Bregal Milestone, Bregal Capital, Bregal Sagemount, Bregal Partners, Bregal Energy and Bregal Private Equity Partners.

Alain holds a LLM law degree from Columbia Law School, a DESS in International Law from the University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne and a LLB law degree from the Université Laval. 

 

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