AEA

Private Equity
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Vinay Kumar
Partner

Vinay joined AEA as an Associate in 2004 and became a Partner in 2016. Vinay focuses on investments in the Value-Added Industrial Products, Specialty Chemicals and Services sectors. In 2006, he relocated to Hong Kong for three years to help AEA establish its Asia presence and evaluate investment opportunities in the region. He currently serves on the board of Evoqua Water Technologies and Excelitas Technologies. He also served on the board of former AEA portfolio company Dematic.

Prior to joining AEA, Vinay was a strategy consultant with Bain & Company in San Francisco and London.

Education A.B. in History and Science, Harvard University (Honors)
Location New York
Business Private Equity, Middle Market
Portfolio Company Involvement Cogent Healthcare
CPG International
Dematic
Evoqua Water Technologies
Excelitas Technologies
Nanostream
Pregis 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.