AEA Investors

AEA

Relationships Matter

There is a simple reason our investment principles have worked for 50 years: We believe in a relationship-driven approach to investing through partnering with exceptional management teams of middle market companies to help them build and improve their businesses.

 

Mitch is an Associate on AEA’s Small Business Fund team.

Prior to joining AEA, Mitch was an investment banking analyst at Jefferies in the Technology group. Mitch graduated with high distinction from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where he earned a BBA with a concentration in Finance and Accounting.

Brendan is an Associate on AEA’s Small Business Fund team.

Prior to joining AEA, Brendan was an Associate in the Leveraged Finance group at BofA Merrill Lynch. Brendan graduated with an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College.

Matt is an Associate on AEA’s Small Business Fund team.

Prior to joining AEA, Matt was an investment banking analyst at Guggenheim in the healthcare group. Matt graduated from Williams College, where he earned a B.A. in Economics.

Chris is an Associate on AEA’s Small Business Fund team.

Prior to joining AEA, Chris was an investment banking analyst at Barclays. He graduated summa cum laude from Michigan State University, where he earned a B.A. in Finance

Alex joined AEA in 2021 as a Vice President on the Small Business Fund team.

Prior to joining AEA, Alex was a senior associate at Wafra in New York. He started his career in investment banking at Harris Williams.

Henry joined AEA in 2020 as an Associate. Prior to joining AEA, Henry was an associate at EY-Parthenon. Henry graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College, where he earned a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics.

Woody joined AEA in 2020 as an Associate. Prior to joining AEA, Woody was an investment banking analyst at Piper Sandler in the healthcare group. Woody graduated from Trinity College, where he earned a B.S. in Economics.

Jack joined AEA in 2019 as an Associate and became a Senior Associate in 2021. Prior to joining AEA, Jack was an investment banking analyst at Fidus Partners. Jack graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration.

Lucas joined AEA in 2019 as an Associate. Prior to joining AEA, Lucas was an investment banking analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the mergers and acquisitions group. Lucas graduated from Fordham University with a B.S. in Finance.

Ian joined AEA in 2019 as an Associate and became a Senior Associate in 2021. Prior to joining AEA, Ian was an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs in the natural resources group. He graduated from Penn State University where he earned a B.S. in Finance.

  • $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.