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Baron Carlson
Partner

Baron joined AEA in 2004 as a member of the Small Business Fund team and was promoted to Partner in 2011. He currently serves as a board member of Balboa, Barnet Products, Connexus Resource Group, Dayton Parts, Galco, IGL Holdings, Mesa Line Services, Omega, SBP and Troxell Communications. He also served on the boards of former AEA portfolio companies Aramsco, Colony Hardware, Evans, Flow Control Group, Implus Footcare, In the Swim, PLZ Aeroscience and Sextant Education.

Prior to joining AEA, Baron was an associate at Arena Capital Partners, focusing on investments in business services companies. Prior to Arena, he was with GE Capital’s private equity investment division and was a member of the mergers and acquisitions department at Prudential Securities.

Education B.A. in Government, Dartmouth College
Location New York
Business Private Equity, Small Business
Portfolio Company Involvement Aramsco Holdings
Balboa Instruments
Barnet Products Corporation
Colony Hardware
Connexus Resource Group
Dayton Parts
Flow Control Group
Galco Industrial Electronics, Inc.
IGL Holdings
Implus Footcare
In the Swim
Mesa Line Services
National Rehab
Omega Acquisition Corporation
PLZ Aeroscience Corporation
SBP Holding LP
Sextant Education
The Evans Network of Companies
Troxell Communications

  • $16b

    With approximately $16 billion under management as of March 2019, AEA is a leader in global, middle-market private investing.

  • 100+

    With approximately 120 employees, including over 75 investment professionals, AEA’s experienced and focused team leverages deep industry knowledge and exceptional operational expertise.

  • 5/3

    With five offices across three continents, AEA has an unparalleled global network of relationships with family owners of industrial companies, business executives and influential government leaders.

  • 1968

    Founded in 1968 by members of the world’s leading industrial families, AEA is one of the oldest and most experienced private equity firms with a long legacy of success.

  • 75

    AEA has more than 75 Participants, who include some of the world’s pre-eminent industrial families, business executives and former government leaders.