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Jeffrey Schmidt
Vice President

Jeff joined AEA in 2013 as a member of the mezzanine team.

Prior to joining AEA, Jeff worked in the investment banking group at Sandler O’Neil and Partners, focusing on recapitalization and restructuring advisory. Prior to Sandler O’Neil, Jeff was at Gleacher and Company in the restructuring and reorganization group.

Education B.B.A. in Finance and Accounting, Goizueta Business School at Emory University (Honors)
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.

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    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.