Since 1968, AEA has been committed to helping good middle market businesses become great global companies. Our global approach began with the world’s foremost industrial families and leaders – the Rockefeller, Mellon and Harriman families and S.G. Warburg & Co. Members of these families ultimately became the founding investors in American European Associates – AEA.
To continue this tradition, we have developed a unique middle market global platform with professionals operating in the Americas, Europe and Asia. We are one of the few global private equity firms focused solely in the middle market.
Our worldwide reach allows us to review all opportunities from an international perspective. We are dedicated to providing high-potential middle-market companies with the capital, insight, strategic support and operational expertise necessary to transform them into global industry leaders. Our investment teams tap into local insights which are leveraged around the world. Further, we utilize our global Participant network to optimize the investment performance of portfolio companies around the world.