Charlie Santos-Buch
Team | Investment Team

Mr. Santos-Buch is a Partner at AE Industrial and focuses on origination, executing and monitoring of new portfolio investments. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of AE Industrial portfolio company Altus Fire & Life Safety. He previously served on the Board of Directors of BHI Energy, prior to its sale to Westinghouse Electric Company in 2022, and Resolute Industrial, prior to its sale to Aggreko in 2023. Mr. Santos-Buch joined AE Industrial in 2014 and has over 40 years of investment banking and private equity experience. Over his career, he has been involved in over $30 billion of financings and M&A transactions. Mr. Santos-Buch led the transaction origination efforts at UBS Capital, LLC and UBS Capital Americas, LLC for more than a decade, identifying investment opportunities across various industries including aerospace and specialty industrials. Mr. Santos-Buch founded the Financial Sponsor Coverage Groups at UBS AG and PaineWebber Incorporated. He has also held senior leveraged finance and sponsor coverage positions at CIBC World Markets, Oppenheimer, Alex. Brown & Sons and Kidder, Peabody.

  • The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, MBA
  • Harvard University, BA
Prior Experience
  • UBS Capital, LLC and UBS Capital Americas, LLC
  • UBS AG
  • PaineWebber Incorporated
  • CIBC World Markets
  • Oppenheimer
  • Alex. Brown & Sons
  • Kidder, Peabody