Alex Pires joined MSD in 2022 as an Investor for the Growth team. Prior to MSD, he was a growth investor at OMERS Growth Equity, the growth equity investing arm of OMERS, a $110B+ AUM Canadian pension, where he executed and led investments in software companies. Alex began his career in Technology Investment Banking at Atlas Technology Group and J.P. Morgan where he worked on M&A, recapitalizations, and capital raising activities for software, payments, IT services, and digital media businesses.
Alex was born in Toronto, Canada, but grew up in Montreux, Switzerland, and has additionally lived in San Francisco, New York, Tampa Bay, and Chagrin Falls. When he is not thinking about growth stage technology companies, you can find him exploring the restaurant scene, watching Netflix, or snowboarding.
Alex graduated from the Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario with a degree in Honours Business Administration where he passed with distinction.