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Christian Johnson

Christian joined AEA in 2006 as a member of the mezzanine team and was promoted to Partner in 2018.

Prior to joining AEA, he was with Allied Capital in New York, originating, executing and monitoring middle market mezzanine and control buyout transactions. Prior to Allied Capital, Christian was with GE Equity, the private equity investment division of GE Capital and Chase Securities Inc., where he was a member of the acquisition finance group.

Education M.B.A., Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
B.A. in Economics, Trinity College
Location New York
Business Private Debt, Mezzanine

  • $15b

    With over $15 billion under management, AEA is a leader in global, middle-market private investing.

  • 130+

    With approximately 135 employees, including approximately 90 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.