Robert Bassman

Co-Head, Partner

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Robert is Co-Head and Founding Partner of AEA Growth and a member of the AEA Growth Investment Committee. At AEA Growth, Robert co-leads the overall strategy and direction of the firm, in addition to leading deal teams focused on the sourcing, evaluation, and management of the Firm’s portfolio companies.

Prior to AEA Growth, Robert was a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and Founding Member of Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, the firm’s $1Bn Growth Equity and Credit investment fund business. Robert served on four Morgan Stanley Private Equity fund investment committees. Previously, he was a member of Morgan Stanley Principal Investments and Morgan Stanley’s Special Situation Group. Robert joined Morgan Stanley as an analyst within the Investment Banking Division.

Robert has a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and attended London School of Economics and Political Science.