AEA Investors was founded in 1968 by the Rockefeller, Mellon and Harriman family interests and S.G. Warburg & Co. as a private investment vehicle for a select group of industrial family offices with 25 substantial assets. AEA's approximately 80 investment professionals operate globally with offices in New York, Connecticut, London, Munich, and Shanghai. The firm manages funds that have approximately $15 billion of invested and committed capital including the leveraged buyouts of middle-market companies and small business companies and mezzanine and senior debt investments. AEA Private Equity invests across three sectors: value-added industrials, consumer, and business services. The firm is headquartered in New York, New York.