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Evan Connell
Vice President

Evan joined AEA in 2015 as a member of the Middle Market Private Equity team. He rejoined AEA in 2019 after receiving his MBA at London Business School. Evan focuses on AEA’s investments in Europe and the Value-Added Industrials and Services sectors.

Prior to joining AEA, Evan was a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in Atlanta and London.

Education M.B.A., London Business School, Distinction
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Economics, University of Virginia, Distinction
Location New York
Business Private Equity, Middle Market
Portfolio Company Involvement Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc.
Swanson Industries

  • $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.