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Rachel Kumar
Vice President

Rachel joined AEA in 2012 as a member of the Small Business Fund team. She rejoined AEA in 2016 after business school. Rachel serves on the board of Barnet Products Corporation and SGLT Holdings.

Prior to joining AEA, Rachel was a strategy consultant with L.E.K. Consulting in Boston and London.

Education M.B.A., Harvard Business School
A.B. in Psychology and Neuroscience, Harvard College (Honors)
Location New York
Business Private Equity, Small Business
Portfolio Company Involvement Aramsco Holdings
Balboa Instruments
Barnet Products Corporation
Galco Industrial Electronics, Inc.
Sextant Education
SGLT Holdings

  • $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.