Relationships matter. We believe in a relationship-driven approach to investing through partnering with exceptional management teams of middle market companies to help them build and improve their businesses.
With 50 years of experience, we are an understated firm with a reputation for integrity and delivering on our commitments. Our reputation, operating style and track record of success frequently makes us the preferred choice of management and sellers. We partner with management teams of well-positioned businesses to improve revenue growth and operating margins while taking strategic actions to expand the business globally and increase market share or broaden product lines. We bring several unique resources to middle-market businesses including:
- Global Presence: A global footprint to invest and support companies in regions with the best growth prospects.
- Industry Expertise: A tight sector focus, with expertise and dedicated teams in the Value-Added Industrial Products, Specialty Chemicals, Consumer / Retail and Services sectors.
- Participants: The AEA Participant network – an unrivaled global nexus of some of the world’s most important business leaders.
- Operating Partners and Executives: Experienced professionals with a track record of providing specialized expertise and experience.
- Team Approach: A structured and rigorous process to make team-oriented, consensus-driven decisions.