AEA

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Thomas Pryma
Partner

Tom joined AEA in 1999 and became a Partner in 2003. He focuses on investments in the Value-Added Industrial Products and Services sectors. He currently serves on the boards of NES Global Talent, Numotion and TricorBraun. He also served on the board of Evoqua Water Technologies. Tom previously served on the boards of former AEA portfolio companies Behavioral Interventions, Cogent Healthcare, Dematic, Houghton International, Kranson Industries, Northern China German Automotive, Pregis, Pro Mach, RelaDyne and Unifrax.

Before joining AEA, Tom was with the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch, where he advised a broad range of private equity investment firms. As part of what was at the time the leading financial sponsor coverage practice on Wall Street, he worked with many large-cap and middle-market firms on all aspects of their investment activities.

Tom is a certified public accountant.

Education B.S.B.A in Accounting and Finance, Georgetown University (Honors)
Location New York
Business Private Equity, Middle Market
Portfolio Company Involvement Behavioral Interventions
Cogent Healthcare
Dematic
Evoqua Water Technologies
Houghton International
Kranson Industries
NES Global Talent
Northern China German Automotive
Numotion
Pregis Corporation
Pro Mach Group, Inc.
RelaDyne, Inc.
TricorBraun Holdings, Inc.
Unifrax Corporation

  • $11b

    With approximately $11 billion under management, AEA is a leader in global, middle-market private investing.

  • 100+

    With approximately 120 employees, including over 75 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.