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Benjamin Althaus

Ben joined AEA in 2011 as a member of the Small Business Fund team. Ben serves on the board of CLS Management Services, Connexus Resource Group and IGL Holdings. He also served on the board of former AEA portfolio company Entregado Group.

Prior to joining AEA, Ben worked in the investment banking group at Macquarie Capital in New York, focusing on mergers & acquisitions and financings within the industrials group.

Education B.S.B.A. in Finance, University of Denver (Honors)
Location New York
Business Private Equity, Small Business
Portfolio Company Involvement Allied Power Group
CLS Management Services, Inc.
Connexus Resource Group
Entregado Group
Flow Control Group
IGL Holdings
Phillips Pet Food and Supplies
The Evans Network of Companies
Troxell Communications

  • $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.