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AEA Investors

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 7
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 0.13
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 10
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Mobile Devices
  • Wireless
  • Telecommunications
  • Logistics

In 1968 was created AEA Investors, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the AEA Investors, startups are often financed by Techno Venture Management, Shamrock Capital Advisors, Applied Genetics Technologies Corporation. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techno Venture Management, Prime New Ventures, Oak Hill Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Megunticook Fund, Centennial Ventures, Cedar Grove Investments.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Brand Networks, Telephia, Nanostream Inc.. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this AEA Investors performs on 11 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2003. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2007. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 60 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Bespoke Partners

Management Consulting
21 Jul 2022 -

Visual Comfort & Co.

Consumer Goods
10 Jun 2021 Houston, Texas, United States

Brand Networks

Social Media Advertising
Social Media Management
Social Media Marketing
$68M06 Jun 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Sparrows Offshore Group

Oil and Gas
$137M26 Oct 2012 United Kingdom, Aberdeen

Nanostream Inc.

$22M04 Jun 2003 Pasadena, California, United States


Mobile Devices
$38M05 Nov 2001 San Francisco, California, United States


Mobile Devices
$40M28 Aug 2000 San Francisco, California, United States


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