| Private Equity|
6 billion USD
| John Garcia CEO and Chairman|
Leveraged buyout, Growth capital, Mezzanine capital
New York City, New York, United States
AEA Investors is one of the oldest private equity firms in the United States. The firm focuses on leveraged buyout, growth capital and mezzanine capital investments in manufacturing, service, distribution, specialty chemicals, consumer product and business services companies in the middle market. The firm makes investments primarily in the US and Europe although AEA will periodically invest in Asia as well.
AEA was founded in 1968 to make investments on behalf of S.G. Warburg & Co. as well as the Rockefeller, Mellon, and Harriman families. AEA was formally founded as American European Associates.
AEA is headquartered in New York City with offices in Stamford, Connecticut; London; Munich; and Shanghai. From 1998 until 2011, the firm was chaired by Vincent Mai. John Garcia is current CEO and Chairman.
AEA Investors Wikipedia
Since 1983, the firm has raised more than $13 billion of capital from high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors across its private equity and debt funds.
Middle Market Private Equity:$500 million - AEA Fund I
$1.0 billion - AEA Fund II
2003 - $1.2 billion - AEA Fund III Investment Program
2006 - $1.5 billion - AEA Fund IV Investment Program
2012 - $2.4 billion - AEA Fund V Investment Program
2016 - $3.2 billion - AEA Fund VI Investment Program
Small Business Private Equity:2004 - $286 million - AEA Small Business Fund I
2009 - $350 million - AEA Small Business Fund II
2016 - $443 million - AEA Small Business Fund III
Mezzanine Debt:2005 - $600 million (includes leverage) - AEA Mezzanine Fund I
2008 - $420 million - AEA Mezzanine Fund II
2013 - $575 million - AEA Mezzanine Fund III
Middle Market Debt:2007 - $320 million (includes leverage) - AEA Middle Market Debt Fund I
2011 - $410 million (includes leverage) - AEA Middle Market Debt Fund II
2012 - $220 million (includes leverage) - AEA Middle Market Debt Fund IIP
Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
Hospitalists Management Group, LLC
Behavioral Interventions Inc.
Suncoast Roofing Supply
Convenience Food Systems
Pro Mach Group, Inc.
Dayton Parts, LLC.