AEA Investors


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.


Shiv Dalvie currently serves as a consultant to AEA as it relates to its investment in Suhyang Group.

Shiv joined AEA in 1997 as an Associate. In 2006, he became a Partner and moved to Hong Kong to lead the firm’s private equity investment activities in Asia. He currently serves on the board of Suhyang Group. He also served on the boards of former AEA portfolio companies CPG International and Northern China German Automotive.

Prior to joining AEA, Shiv was a member of the mergers and acquisitions group of Credit Suisse First Boston where he was involved in advising industrial, chemical and pharmaceutical clients such as Bayer, Broken Hill Proprietary, W.R. Grace, Tomkins, Rhone-Poulenc Rorer and Pitney Bowes on seven transactions with an aggregate value of over $3.5 billion.

  • $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.