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.

 

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.

Andrew joined AEA in 2013 as an Accounting Manager and became Vice President of Fund Administration in 2019. He is responsible for all aspects of fund administration and loan operations for the Private Debt Funds including financial reporting, audit, taxation, investor communications and reporting.

Prior to joining AEA, Andrew was an assistant controller at Apollo Global Management and a senior accountant at Och-Ziff Capital Management. Earlier in his career, Andrew was an auditor at Deloitte & Touche LLP specializing in alternative investment funds.

Rachel joined AEA in 2018. She is responsible for all aspects of fund administration for the Private Equity Funds including financial reporting, audit, taxation, investor communications and reporting, and the investor database.

Prior to joining AEA, Rachel was vice president of finance and accounting at Littlejohn & Co. LLC and held similar role at Cerberus Capital Management. She is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Jessie joined AEA in 2017 and focuses on AEA’s investments in the Consumer / Retail and Services sectors.

Prior to joining AEA, Jessie received her MBA at Harvard Business School. Prior to business school, she was an associate at Bregal Partners and held positions at BlackRock Alternative Investments and Goldman Sachs.

Benji joined AEA in 2012 as a member of the Small Business Fund team. He rejoined AEA in 2017 after business school. Benji serves on the boards of Dayton Parts, Pexco, SBP and Veseris.

Prior to joining AEA, Benji worked in the investment banking group at Lincoln International, focusing on mergers & acquisitions in New York and Chicago.

Nick joined AEA in 2016 and focuses on AEA’s investments in the Value-Added Industrial Products and Services sectors.

Prior to joining AEA, Nick was an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in the global transportation group.

Reza joined AEA in 2016 as an Associate and was promoted to Vice President in 2019. Prior to joining AEA, Reza was an analyst at Wells Fargo Securities in the leveraged finance group. Previously, he was an investment associate at Cambridge Associates.

Charlie joined AEA in 2016 as a member of the Small Business Fund team.

Prior to joining AEA, Charlie was an analyst at Harris Williams & Co. in the industrials group.

Rachel joined AEA in 2012 as a member of the Small Business Fund team. She rejoined AEA in 2016 after business school. Rachel serves on the board of Barnet Products Corporation and SGLT Holdings.

Prior to joining AEA, Rachel was a strategy consultant with L.E.K. Consulting in Boston and London.

Chandler joined AEA in 2015 and focuses on AEA’s investments in the Consumer / Retail and Services sectors.

Prior to joining AEA, Chandler was a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in Dallas.

  • $15b

    With over $15 billion under management, AEA is a leader in global, middle-market private investing.

  • 125+

    With approximately 130 employees, including over 80 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.