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Alexander Ely
Senior Associate

Alexander joined AEA in 2019 as a member of the private debt team and became a Senior Associate in 2021. Prior to AEA, Alexander was an assistant vice president in the sponsor finance group at US Bancorp where he worked on executing leveraged financings for private equity owned companies. Previously, he was an analyst in General Electric Capital’s corporate finance group where he worked on structuring and syndicating leveraged financings for middle market companies. Alexander graduated from the University of Richmond where he earned a B.S.B.A in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.

Location New York
Business Private Debt

  • $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.