VGC Partners Alex Read photoVGC Partners has appointed Alex Read as Director, New Investments, as the firm looks to back more businesses from its £50m growth capital fund.

Alex joins from Alantra, a global investment banking and asset management firm, where he spent three years as an Origination Associate. In his role, he was involved in direct deal origination of privately-owned businesses and financial sponsor coverage with small-cap and mid-market private equity firms, reporting directly to the firm’s senior partners. Prior to this, he began his investment banking career at Spayne Lindsay & Co., a specialist consumer boutique advisory.

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