The AAE Group was founded in 1989 and has built up a fleet of 30,000 freight wagons with a market value of approx. EUR 1.6 billion in the last 25 years. AAE has been part of the VTG-Group since 2015. With a total of 80,000 freight wagons, VTG is the largest private hirer of rail freight wagons in Europe.
Within the VTG-Group, AAE focuses on the Combined Transport (CT) sector (road, rail, sea), which has especially strong growth potential. At an average age of 15 years per wagon, AAE's fleet of freight cars is the youngest in Europe. AAE employs roughly 100 people, its headquarter is located in Baar, Switzerland, and it has customers in 24 European countries.