AEA is a pioneer in the private equity industry, having been founded in 1968 by the Rockefeller, Mellon, and Harriman family interests and S.G. Warburg & Co. With over 40 years of investing experience, AEA has established a track record of achieving superior returns as a leading private equity partner to middle market companies. AEA focuses on control buyouts in four industry sectors: value-added industrial products, specialty chemicals, consumer products and services involved in these sectors.
AEA's investors, whom it calls “Participants,” include an extraordinary network of more than 70 of the world's leading business executives, industrial families and influential institutional investors. Since its inception, AEA has relied on its Participants to provide advice and insights on a broad range of issues that are essential to its investment mission. Their considerable experience in operating businesses and global network of relationships are invaluable assets that assist AEA to both evaluate prospective investment opportunities and work with portfolio company management teams to achieve superior investment returns.
At the core of AEA is a strong focus on improving all aspects of a business by working closely with the management teams of AEA's portfolio companies to improve operations, strategies, and financial performance, as well as by drawing on AEA's network of Participants for their industry expertise and relationships.
|Aug 23, 2016||macsw.org - AEA Investors purchases Omega Acquistion Corporation|
|Jul 26, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - NYC private equity firm sells one of Cincinnati’s largest private companies|
|Mar 15, 2016||PE HUB - AEA’s Evoqua Water Tech to buy Audax-backed Neptune Benson|
|Feb 1, 2016||PE HUB - Smith named SVP of Houghton International|
|Dec 18, 2015||PRNewswire All - AEA Investors to Acquire a Majority Interest of 1-800 Contacts|
|Dec 17, 2015||PE HUB - AEA Investors to buy majority of 1-800 Contacts|
|Dec 4, 2015||FinSMEs - Quad-C Management Sells Balboa Water Group to AEA Investors|
|Dec 3, 2015||Business Wire - Quad-C Management Announces Sale of Balboa Water Group|
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