Bobby Bassman

Co-Head of AEA Growth Capital and Partner

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San Francisco
Growth Capital
Years with AEA

Robert is Co-Head of AEA Growth Capital and a Partner. He is also a member of the AEA Growth Capital’s Investment Committee. In his role, Robert co-leads the overall strategy and direction of the firm, in addition to leading deal teams focused on the sourcing, evaluation and management of AEA Growth’s portfolio companies.

Prior to joining AEA Growth, Robert was a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and Founding Member of Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, the firm’s $1 billion Growth Equity and Credit investment fund business. Robert served on four Morgan Stanley Private Equity fund investment committees. Previously, he was a member of Morgan Stanley Principal Investments and Morgan Stanley’s Special Situation Group. Robert joined Morgan Stanley as an analyst within the Investment Banking Division.

Robert has a B.A. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and attended The London School of Economics and Political Science.