Industry Awards

December 2016 – Action wins Retailer of the Year Europe 2016-2017

Action was awarded Retailer of the Year Europe for the third consecutive year. It also won Dutch Retailer of the Year and Belgian Retailer of the Year. The award is based on consumer votes on various store criteria including price, product range and customer service.

October 2016 – Element wins Mid-Market Exit of the Year at the Unquote British Private Equity Awards

These awards celebrate innovation and excellence in private equity and venture capital. The judges' criteria included outstanding origination, value creation during ownership and excellent deal execution. Our win was based on their recommendation together with strong support from voters.

April 2016 - Audley Travel wins Best Tour Operator at the 2015-2016 Telegraph Travel Awards

Audley was named Best Tour Operator at the 2015-2016 Telegraph Travel Awards ceremony on April 12th 2016. The awards recognise the world's best destinations, airlines, tour operators and cruise lines, and are voted for by readers.

April 2016 – 3i Debt Management wins GlobalCapital’s “European CLO Manager of the Year 2015” award

The award was announced at the IMN's (Information Management Network’s) European CLO and Leveraged Loans conference. This year, the polling for the shortlists relied on a three-pronged approach that included industry nominations, peer review and GlobalCapital’s own research. GlobalCapital notes that 3i Debt Management issued three European CLOs in 2015, totalling approximately €1.2bn.

Pieter de Jong wins ‘Best Private Equity Manager’ at the Benelux M&A Awards

The M&A Awards, organized by Alex van Groningen, are the landmark event for professionals working in M&A, corporate finance and private equity in the Netherlands, as they recognise and reward the best talent in the industry.

Giovanna Maag wins ‘Best woman GP mid market’ in the European Women In Private Equity Awards

The inaugural European Women In Private Equity Awards are designed to find the most exemplary women within private equity across Europe. The aim of the awards is to highlight the success of women working in the private equity sector and to encourage more women to consider careers within the industry.

March 2015 – 3i Debt Management wins GlobalCapital’s ‘Euro CLO of the Year, 2014’ award

3iDM's Harvest IX CLO has been voted GlobalCapital’s ‘Euro CLO of the Year, 2014’ award. GlobalCapital presented the award at IMN’s London CLO conference. The awards are decided by the loan market itself and based solely on the public vote.

3i’s Harvest X CLO was also shortlisted for the award.

Private Debt Investor Awards

March 2015 – 3iDM has been voted CLO Manager of the Year (Europe) by Private Debt Investor

Private Debt Investor’s readers voted 3iDM as CLO Manager of the Year in 2014 following a strong year of issuance for the business.

3iDM raised three CLO vehicles totalling €1.42 billion in Europe – Harvest VIII, IX and X – with another three vehicles totalling €1.44 billion in the US. The business moved to keep pace with the regulatory changes affecting the sector, adjusting the structure of its vehicles to meet both US Volcker Rule restrictions and new European risk retention requirements. The firm also reached a €250 million first close on its European Middle Market Fund.

LOXAM

June 2014 – Loxam voted ‘Rental Company of the Year’ by the European Rental Association

The award was given in recognition of Loxam’s consistent financial performance throughout the crisis as well its capacity to constantly innovate. Furthermore, the award highlights the company’s role in developing the French and European rental market.

Mayborn Group

May 2014 – Mayborn wins BVCA’s ‘Community & Environmental Action Award’ – North East region

The award recognises companies which make an outstanding contribution to the local community and environmental sustainability, by commending demonstrable commitment to areas such as community volunteer schemes, charity work and creating a positive working environment.

Infrastructure Investor Awards

March 2014 – 3i Infrastructure wins two ‘Infrastructure Investor’ awards

3i Infrastructure, Siemens and Innisfree have won the ‘Global PPP transaction of the year’ and ‘European PPP transaction of the year’ awards for the Thameslink transaction

The award process drew thousands of votes from Infrastructure Investor’s readers, who selected from a shortlist of four firms in each category. Voters were also free to nominate firms not named on the shortlist.

Euroweek Awards

February 2014 – 3i Debt Management wins Euroweek’s ‘Best Institutional Investor in Senior Loans’ award

3iDM has won the ‘Best Institutional Investor in Senior Loans’ Award at Euroweek’s 11th Annual Syndicated Loans & Leveraged Finance Awards.

The Euroweek awards are the only awards decided by the loan market itself and based solely on the public vote. They are also the loan market’s most prestigious awards ceremony, where banks and their clients are rewarded for the best, most innovative and influential transactions of the last year.