AEA Investors

AEA

Private Equity
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Alex Bales
Associate

Alex joined AEA in 2018 as an Associate. Prior to joining, Alex was an investment banking analyst at Lazard Frères & Co. in the consumer and retail group. Alex graduated with the highest distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Mathematics.

Location New York
Business Private Equity, Middle Market

  • $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.