Thomas Groves

Chief Operating Officer of Private Debt Funds and Partner

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New York
Private Debt
Years with AEA

Tom is Chief Operating Officer of AEA’s Private Debt Funds and a Partner on the Private Debt team. In his role, he focuses on senior debt and mezzanine debt investment opportunities. He is a member of the Investment Committees for all AEA Private Debt funds.

Prior to joining AEA in 2004 as one of the founding members of the Private Debt group, Tom spent over thirteen years at Credit Suisse First Boston in a number of areas including leveraged finance and financial sponsor coverage, high yield finance and corporate restructurings and reorganizations. During his tenure at Credit Suisse First Boston, he completed a wide range of transactions, including senior bank loans, bridge loans, high yield offerings, equity offerings and merger and acquisition transactions.

Tom earned an A.B. in economics and government from Bowdoin College.