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 non-asset based third-party logistics services, including truck brokerage, managed transportation and supply chain technology implementation services and integration software.

A leading customer experience focused consultancy solving the digital transformation needs of Fortune 1000 clients across the technology, financial services, health & wellness and consumer & retail verticals.

The largest provider of property damage restoration (“PDR”) services in Europe.

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

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 independent energy services and facility solutions provider to the municipal, university, school and hospital, and commercial and industrial end markets in the United States.

The second largest non-franchised provider of property restoration and reconstruction services to commercial and residential end markets in the United States.

A leading regional quick service restaurant (“QSR”) serving Southern-inspired food in Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and Mississippi. The company has built a highly-differentiated concept within QSR by offering a diverse mix of high-quality, value-focused menu items across all dayparts with exceptional, friendly customer service.

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.

  • $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.