Alex Read

Director, New Investments

Alex began his career at Tullow Oil, where he spent six years involved in all aspects of commercial activity including deal origination, M&A, asset valuation, long-term strategic planning and commercial negotiation. Following this, he spent three years in investment banking, firstly at Spayne Lindsay & Co., a specialist consumer boutique advisory and latterly at Alantra, a global investment banking firm where he reported directly to the senior partners and was involved direct deal origination and financial sponsor coverage with leading small-cap and mid-market private equity firms.

Alex joined VGC Partners in 2020. He has an MA in Business, Economics and Social Studies from Trinity College, Dublin.

Alex began his career at Tullow Oil, where he spent six years involved in all aspects of commercial activity including deal origination, M&A, asset valuation, long-term strategic planning and commercial negotiation. Following this, he spent three years in investment banking, firstly at Spayne Lindsay & Co., a specialist consumer boutique advisory and latterly at Alantra, a global investment banking firm where he reported directly to the senior partners and was involved direct deal origination and financial sponsor coverage with leading small-cap and mid-market private equity firms.

Alex joined VGC Partners in 2020. He has an MA in Business, Economics and Social Studies from Trinity College, Dublin.