AEA Investors


Relationships Matter

There is a simple reason our investment principles have worked for 50 years: 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.


A leading provider of mission critical component hardware to a diverse set of original equipment manufacturer

A leading direct-to-consumer provider of windows and related products for the residential repair and replacement market in the United States.

A strategy focused on creating a national federation of leading, independent, low-to-mid volume precision component manufacturers serving mission-critical applications.

A leading provider of a highly engineered controls, meters and instrumentation serving the broader industrial water and life sciences markets.

A leading developer of patented biostimulant micronutrient, fertilizer enhancer, and seed treatment inoculant technologies for high value specialty crop, row crop, and turf and ornamental markets.

A leading provider of moisture, oxygen and trace gas measurement solutions for process critical applications, with production facilities in Europe, the U.S. and Canada.

A leading designer and manufacturer of radio frequency and microwave components and subsystems. The company’s products enable secure, reliable communication and detection in harsh environments and regulated applications primarily across Aerospace, Defense, and Space markets.

A leading provider of Complex Rehabilitation Technology (“CRT”) mobility solutions in the U.S., offering complex power and manual wheelchairs and other related products to adults and children with permanent
ambulatory disabilities (“end-users”).

A leading manufacturer of custom window coverings serving residential and commercial end markets.

A leading specialty manufacturer of customized, short-run plastic profile extrusions for a variety of industrial applications.

  • $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.