AEA Investors - London
I must say I never heard of them before. Interesting history they have.
In brief, they are a mid market US/European investor, currently deploying capital out of their latest $4.8bn global PE Fund (2019), and also raising their newest flagship fund currently;
+ is one of the “pioneers” of private equity in the US and was founded in 1968 to make investments in small- and medium-sized companies with backing from the Rockefeller, Mellon and Harriman families as well as & Company. In Europe, AEA helped back in 1994;
+ They currently manage approximately $15 billion across all lines of businesses with a total of approximately 100 employees - Middle Market Private Equity (1968) - Small Business Private Equity (2005) and Private Debt (2005);
+ Strong, consistent returns across all funds; Last two funds were Top Quartile; two exits in the last fund (Dometic and Evoqua) returned ~7x Money;
+ Lean team - lots of exposure for Associates and tangible promotion opportunity to VP;
+ The European team is growing with
Any ideas on trackrecord, culture, comp, and stuff they do?