Chief Executive Officer
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.
Meet the full team
We have offices in eight locations in the US, UK, Germany, Jersey, Luxembourg, and Italy.
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.
Bregal Investments is an international private equity firm providing a platform for four direct investment teams and a fund-of-funds team across the US and Europe.