Bregal Investments, an international private equity platform, has appointed Delaney Brown as the Head of Capital Solutions.
The newly created role highlights an ongoing strategic shift to position the Bregal platform for future growth.
The hiring of Mr. Brown is a decisive step towards executing the firm’s long-term strategy and ensuring best-in-class support for the firm and its underlying funds under the leadership of Bregal Investments’ CEO Alain Carrier.
As Head of Capital Solutions, Mr. Brown will be a key member of the firm’s senior leadership team in the London office.
He will partner with Bregal’s Capital Formation team to manage and build relationships with investors while working closely with Mr. Carrier and senior leadership to help shape the overarching strategy and growth plans for Bregal and its underlying funds.
Mr. Brown brings significant private equity experience to Bregal’s senior leadership team. He most recently served as Managing Director and Head of PE Funds & Secondaries at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPP”) Investments, one of the world’s largest investors of private capital.
He worked closely with Bregal Investments CEO Alain Carrier and CIO Ryan Selwood, leading a team of more than 40 professionals across Toronto, London, New York, and San Francisco responsible for investing in North American and European funds and secondaries. Prior to CPP, Mr. Brown spent eight years at Hermes GPE where he was Head of the Americas.
“We’re looking forward to adding Delaney’s significant private equity experience to our senior leadership team,” said Mr. Carrier. “Having spent many years as a Limited Partner, we believe Delaney will bring strategic and innovative growth ideas to the firm while helping to support our Capital Formation team in their efforts to continue to grow and diversify Bregal’s investor base.”
“Joining Bregal’s leadership team at such a pivotal time of strategic growth and having the chance to work once again with Alain and Ryan is an incredible opportunity,” added Mr. Brown.
“I am a firm believer that the Bregal platform represents excellence in the middle market, offering its investors access to global investment opportunities with a compelling set of risk-adjusted returns. I’m looking forward to working in partnership with Bregal’s established Capital Formation team as we continue to grow the platform in the years to come.”
In addition to welcoming Mr. Brown to the firm, Bregal has taken substantial steps to bolster its senior team within the past 24 months.
It has hired and created new positions for Chief Investment Officer, Chief People Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and Head of Marketing & Communications, while also substantially expanding its focus on environmental, social and governance initiatives.
Bregal Investments manages over €17 billion in assets across its strategies and has closed over 150 direct investments and invested in more than 200 funds.
The Bregal family of funds focuses on long-term sustainable value creation and provides access to private equity, growth equity, credit, and fund-of-fund strategies. Bregal has more than 250 employees across its nine offices in London, New York, and other global locations.
For more information about Bregal Investments, visit www.bregal.com or follow the firm on LinkedIn.
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