AEA


Alexandre Mehfar
Partner

Alex joined AEA in 2004. After three years with the firm, he pursued other entrepreneurial focused initiatives before returning to AEA in 2009. He became a Partner in 2018. Alex focuses on AEA’s investments in the Consumer / Retail sector and currently serves on the boards of 1-800 Contacts, 24 Hour Fitness, BMS Enterprises, Jack’s Family Restaurants, Melissa & Doug and ThreeSixty.

Prior to joining AEA, Alex was a strategy consultant with Bain & Co. in San Francisco. Prior to Bain, he spent a year as a consultant to DataCom, Mongolia’s first internet service provider, as a Henry Luce Scholar.

Alex was a Morehead-Cain Scholar at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Education B.A. in Economics, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill (Highest Distinction)
Location New York
Business Private Equity, Middle Market
Portfolio Company Involvement 1-800 Contacts, Inc.
24 Hour Fitness Worldwide, Inc.
Acosta
At Home
BMS Enterprises
Burt's Bees
Jack's Family Restaurants
Melissa & Doug
Tampico Beverages Inc.
ThreeSixty Group, Ltd.

  • $15b

    With over $15 billion under management as of March 2019, AEA is a leader in global, middle-market private investing.

  • 125+

    With approximately 125 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.